FMA'S WELLS IN GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE - June 4, 2014
Comments on data from the Office of Personnel Management
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
Responding to an inquiry from Government Executive, FMA Executive Director Todd Wells offered possible explanations for why lower level General Schedule employees are dismissed at a higher rate than their colleagues.
“If someone has risen through the ranks,” he said, “either within or outside government, to become a supervisor or manager, then he has proven himself over many years and generally has a greater understanding of the big picture and will therefore be more likely to be invested in his job.”