Tag: Agency News

“I Saw the Elephant” (in 1850)

Filed in News by on September 9, 2015 Comments

Many Americans are ignorant about our history. A facility in Wyoming brings to life the sacrifices and hardships from the 500,000 pioneers who crossed the country on foot, in covered wagons and on horseback to settle the West.

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OPM’s Retirement Applications Backlog Remains Nearly Unchanged in August

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According to the latest available data from the Office of Personnel Management, the agency’s outstanding backlog of retirement applications was left relatively unchanged over the last month.

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Postal Service Reports $586 Million Net Loss for Spring Quarter

Filed in News by on August 10, 2015 Comments

The Postal Service reported a net loss of $586 million for the third quarter of FY 2015, an improvement over the same period last year.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Grows by 13% in July

Filed in News by on August 6, 2015 Comments

If you are a federal employee planning to retire soon and were hoping for a quick turn around on your retirement application, you may be in for some bad news: the outstanding backlog of retirement applications at the Office of Personnel Management grew by just over 13% in July.

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SSA Employees Owe $21.8 Million in Delinquent Taxes

Filed in News by on August 3, 2015 Comments

A recent report from the Inspector General at the Social Security Administration shows that a small percentage of employees at the agency collectively owed $21.8 million in delinquent taxes as of FY 2013.

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What the Heck is Going On at FAA?

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What is going on with the Federal Aviation Administration labor relations program? A recent resignation brings the situation into the public eye.

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OPM Director Archuleta Resigns in Wake of Data Breaches

Filed in News by on July 10, 2015 Comments

Katherine Archuleta is resigning as OPM director in the wake of the recent data breaches that hit the agency’s computer systems according to a White House official.

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What Do You Need to Know About the OPM Data Breaches?

Filed in News by on July 9, 2015 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management just released more information on the data breaches that hit its computer systems, and the number of victims is now up to over 25 million. If you’re feeling confused about what is going on, you’re not alone. Here are some of the key points based on the latest available information that federal workers should be aware of.

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