Tag: Memos

Which HHS Positions Are Exempt From the Hiring Freeze?

By on February 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A memo from the Department of Health and Human Services provides guidance on which occupations at the agency are exempt from the hiring freeze.

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Trump in 2020? OSC Releases Hatch Act Guidance

By on February 9, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump in 2020? OSC Releases Hatch Act Guidance

The Office of Special Counsel has received numerous questions from federal employees about a possible candidate Trump in the 2020 election. The agency has provided a memo with Hatch Act guidance in the interim.

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DoD Releases Hiring Freeze Guidance

By on February 4, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
DoD Releases Hiring Freeze Guidance

The Defense Department has issued agency-specific guidance on the hiring freeze. The author provides a complete breakdown of the details.

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New OPM Guidance Details Allowable Exemptions Under Hiring Freeze

By on February 1, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
New OPM Guidance Details Allowable Exemptions Under Hiring Freeze

OPM has released additional guidance on the hiring freeze which provides more detail on allowed exemptions.

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Details Announced About Trump’s Hiring Freeze

By on January 23, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Details Announced About Trump’s Hiring Freeze

President Trump has announced a federal hiring freeze as a first step in a plan to reduce the size of the federal workforce. The White House memo offers details on how the freeze will work.

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OPM Urges Agencies to Let Federal Employees Telework During Inauguration Week

By on January 17, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Urges Agencies to Let Federal Employees Telework During Inauguration Week

OPM is encouraging agencies to let federal employees in the DC area telework this week to help alleviate traffic congestion related to Inauguration Day ceremonies.

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OPM Authorizes Temporary Appointments For Trump Nominees

By on January 11, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

OPM has issued guidance to allow appointing Trump administration nominees to start working while awaiting Senate confirmation.

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Planning to Resign on Inauguration Day? Here’s What Will Happen to Your Pay

By on January 10, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Planning to Resign on Inauguration Day? Here’s What Will Happen to Your Pay

Non-career appointees who resign from their positions on Inauguration Day have special considerations impacting their pay and benefits. Here is a summary from OPM.

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OPM Touts Its Accomplishments During the Obama Administration

By on January 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM Touts Its Accomplishments During the Obama Administration

OPM released its exit report last week in which it highlighted accomplishments the agency made over the last eight years.

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2017 TSP Contribution Limits

By on December 8, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The TSP has provided details about the annual contribution limits for plan participants in 2017 as defined by the IRS.

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