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The upcoming FEGLI open season runs for the month of September. OPM has provided these resources to help you make the most of it.
A House Committee has sent a letter to the president of John Hancock Financial Services asking for more information about the “significant FLTCIP premium increases and their effect on federal workers.”
Two more lawmakers are calling for action to address the sharp increase announced for federal employees who participate in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.
A House Committee has issued subpoenas to three technology companies whose products were used in conjunction with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server in search of additional information about the security standards used on the system.
The Office of Personnel Management has released some documents to help federal workers prepare for the upcoming benefits open season this fall.
A memo published in the Federal Register gives transgender federal employees the right to use restrooms that correspond to their preferred gender identity.
A new report from the EPA’s Office of Inspector General found that the agency was improperly paying transit subsidies to some of its former employees.
Two House Republicans recently sent a letter to U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips with information detailing perjury allegations against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that they hope will be used to launch a formal investigation.