Tag: Agency News

Retirement Claims Backlog Dips Slightly in May

Filed in News by on June 18, 2014 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management was able to make some modest progress in reducing the retirement claims backlog in May.

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2013 Salary Data: Federal Salaries Increase Despite Pay Freeze

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on May 12, 2014 Comments

Which federal agencies have the highest and lowest federal employee salaries? Which racial and ethnic groups have the highest and lowest federal employee salaries? Which occupational categories have the highest and lowest salaries in the federal workforce? New data from OPM reveal answers to these questions.

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Postal Service Loses $1.9 Billion in Q2

Filed in News by on May 9, 2014 Comments

The Postal Service has ended the second quarter of its fiscal year with a substantial net loss.

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Retirement Claims Backlog Drops Slightly in April

Filed in News by on May 5, 2014 Comments

OPM made a modest improvement in its backlog of retirement claims in April.

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IRS Warns of New Email Phishing Scheme

Filed in News by on March 29, 2014 Comments

The Internal Revenue Service is warning consumers to be on the lookout for a new email phishing scam. The emails appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and include a bogus case number.

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MSPB Announces New Senior Executive Appointments

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on January 9, 2014 Comments

The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) announced two Senior Executive appointments at MSPB headquarters.

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VA Claims Backlog Falls But More Work Ahead

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on December 13, 2013 Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs has reduced a disability claims backlog but more work remains to be done, according to recent testimony before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

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A Must Read: MSPB’s Clean Record Settlement Report

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on December 10, 2013 Comments

Federal Agency advocates, attorneys, HR advisors and adverse action decision makers should make a point of reading the MSPB’s new report titled Clean Record Settlement Agreements and the Law. The report identifies the pitfalls involved in making deals with employees in which the Agency agrees to expunge negative information from an employee’s record in return for a resignation.

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