OPM Nominee Defends Tenure at Labor Authority, Commits to Working with Lawmakers on GSA Merger

NextGov: At her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday, Office of Personnel Management Director nominee Dale Cabaniss defended herself from criticism of her tenure as chairwoman of an agency tasked with resolving labor-management disputes, arguing low morale during her time there was the result of disgruntled employees.

Last month, Government Executive found that in 2007, the Federal Labor Relations Authority with Cabaniss at the reins ranked dead last among federal agencies, with an employee engagement score of 18.1, according to the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government report.

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