The time and energy required to fire unproductive government employees is excessive and dissuades action. As a result, the effort is rarely made. The employee continues to be unproductive and the rest of the office is forced to pick up the load. Poor productivity is not tolerated in the private, for profit sector. Shouldn’t be when working for the government either.
Actively eliminate the perceived inability to terminate a Federal Employee for non-performance of their duties as determined by their managers, and develop a system that is both equitable and encourages high performance from employees in the GS system. The main cause of complacency in the Federal Workforce is the fact that Federal Employees know it is nearly impossible to terminate... more »