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The December 13th 2018 Senior Executives Association Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit was a day full celebration, thought leadership, networking and professional development education.   More than 500 senior leaders from government, the private sector and academia were on hand to recognize the 131 Presidential Rank Awards and have peer-to-peer discussions.   In addition, distinguished keynote speakers – Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette; Margaret Weichert, Acting Director of OPM and Deputy Director for Management at OMB; and Joseph Heck, Chairman of the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service – discussed their leadership philosophies and recognized the enormous accomplishments of the PRA honorees.

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Bill Making New Hires ‘At-Will’ Reappears in the House

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) finally re-introduced legislation that would classify all new federal hires as “at-will” employees.

Rokita introduced similar legislation last September, but the bill ultimately died in the previous session of Congress. Yet the congressman indicated that he planned to reintroduce the Promote Accountability and Government Efficiency (PAGE) Act during the 115th Congress, stirring immediate opposition from federal employee groups and unions.

Much of the legislation would apply to federal employees hired on or after one year of the bill’s enactment.

“Such employee may be removed or suspended, without notice or right to appeal, from service by the head of the agency at which such employee is employed for good cause, bad cause or no cause at all,” the legislation said.

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