The Civil Service Reform Act

1446 WordsNov 21, 20146 Pages
This paper explains the history of federal employee labor relations and the personnel system, along with an analysis of the most recent developments in the Civil Service Reform Act. The first section of the paper explain the importance of the civil services reform and how the ideology, electoral competition and political power gain forces political parties to make changes in policies and introduced reforms. In the next section I shed some light on early reform of 19th century in the United States. With the help of the 1996 Georgia Statues, I explain the radical civil services reforms, union busting and at will employment and highlights how “radical” civil service reform swept the United States and increase the number of at-will employees. Furthermore, the paper also signifies the merit system and ongoing challenges in civil services reform since the founding of the United States. In last section the paper give some reflection on current civil services condition and speculate about the future of civil services reforms. Introduction: Governments across the United States have made several reforms in the civil services due to change in political and fiscal circumstances. Typically those reforms are in awake of the social, political and economic trends with in the government and its affiliated agencies. Nobody can deny the importance of the bureaucratic system and the work they perform on all level of the society. For the same reasons this bureaucratic system has deep
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