S.790 - Federal Supervisor Training Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
Summary: S.790 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Introduced in Senate (04/12/2011)
Federal Supervisor Training Act of 2011 - Expands requirements relating to specific training programs for federal agency supervisors by requiring the head of each federal agency to establish: (1) a program to train supervisors in carrying out their duties, including mentoring and motivating employees, fostering a employee-friendly work environment, and effectively managing employees with unacceptable performance ratings; (2) a program to train supervisors on prohibited personnel practices. employee collective bargaining and union participation rights, and the procedures and processes used to enforce employee rights; and (3) a program under which experienced supervisors mentor new supervisors.
Requires: (1) the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to issue guidance to federal agencies on competencies supervisors are expected to meet in order to effectively manage, and be accountable for managing, the performance of employees; and (2) each agency to assess the performance of its supervisors and the overall capacity of its supervisors, based on such guidance.