Washington, DC – The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee today unanimously approved the Federal Supervisor Training Act of 2010 (S. 674) sponsored by Senator Daniel K. Akaka.  The bill requires Federal agencies to establish mandatory training programs for supervisors and builds on recent progress on this issue in the Federal government. 

“Improving federal supervisor training will make the federal government more efficient and effective.  As we prepare for the retirement of a large portion of the federal workforce, we must invest in developing a new generation of effective supervisors.” Senator Akaka said.

The bill as amended would:

The legislation, as amended, builds on the previous version of the bill which passed the Committee in the 110th Congress.