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A Management Concern: How To Deal With the Nonproductive Federal Employee

FPCD-78-71 Published: Aug 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1978.
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Concerns have been expressed that many government employees are not productive and that nothing can be done about it. Federal agencies are empowered to fire, suspend, or demote employees in accordance with established laws, regulations, and procedures.

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