Advocacy Group Sues for Documents on Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Tweak

From: Government Executive

“Guidance on the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey issued by then-OPM Director Jeff Pon in April that said some employees would participate in a pilot program of an “improved form of the FEVS” with “clarifications to definitions (e.g., leadership).” But Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Executive Director Jeff Ruch said that particular tweak may be politically motivated. He said a source alerted the group to pressure from the White House to revise the definition in an effort to protect Trump administration officials from criticism by their employees in various departments and agencies.”

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