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Three Congressmen sent a letter to OPM requesting that the enrollment deadline for the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) be extended so federal employees have more time to weigh their options in light of the steep premium increases they are facing.
Should the TSA cover more than just airline travel? Some in the Senate think that it should and have introduced legislation to expand the agency to cover all forms of public transportation.
The Office of Personnel Management has released a memo instructing federal agencies to “utilize all available human resources flexibilities” to help protect federal employees from the effects of the Zika virus.
Congress has introduced several bills recently that are designed to encourage federal employees to use ride sharing services such as Uber when traveling or commuting.
Are you planning to take advantage of the FEGLI open season but can’t make your selections before the deadline? You may still be able to participate according to new guidance from OPM.
A House Committee wants to know why OPM has failed to implement a number of recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office intended to strengthen OPM’s information security systems.