GPO Employee Satisfaction Scores Increase In Federal Survey

Washington –U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) employees’ job satisfaction and morale have improved significantly and are higher than the Government wide average, according to the results of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Since GPO began participating in the survey in 2012, the agency has seen positive scores increase in many key areas including leadership, diversity, security and emergency preparedness, provision of training opportunities, and intrinsic work experiences.

GPO received a score of 69% from employees in The Global Satisfaction Index, which measures employees’ overall satisfaction with their work experience. That score is eight points higher than the Government wide average of 61%.

GPO also received a score of 69% from employees in the Employee Engagement Index Trends, which evaluates leaders, supervisors and intrinsic work experiences. That score is four points higher than the Government wide average of 65%.

“I want to thank our employees for taking the survey and sharing their feedback about GPO. Agency management has heard you during the last four years and has made positive changes in a number of areas,” said GPO Director Davita Vance-Cooks.

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