Tag: Executive Order

Security Clearance Background Checks To Be Handled By Pentagon

on April 24, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
President Trump ordered the Pentagon Wednesday to take over the government’s massive job of conducting background checks for security clearances.

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It’s Here! Executive Order Issued Implementing 2019 Pay Raise

By on March 28, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
It’s Here! Executive Order Issued Implementing 2019 Pay Raise

The long awaited executive order on the 2019 retroactive pay raise has been issued by President Trump.

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2019 Retroactive Pay Raise is Almost Here

By on March 20, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2019 Retroactive Pay Raise is Almost Here

What is taking the pay raise so long to arrive? OPM’s director provides an explanation.

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How Will the Pay Raise Impact Locality Pay?

By on February 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Will the Pay Raise Impact Locality Pay?

How will the 2019 pay raise impact locality pay, and what does the Pay Agent have to say about new locality pay areas?

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Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

By on December 31, 2018 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

What were the most significant events for federal employees in 2018? Here is a summary.

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Pay Freeze Stands for 2019

By on December 28, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Freeze Stands for 2019

Because Congress has not overridden the president’s proposed pay freeze, and an Executive Order has been issued freezing pay, no raise is expected in 2019.

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Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Holiday on Christmas Eve

By on December 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Holiday on Christmas Eve

President Trump has issued an Executive Order giving most federal employees an extra holiday on December 24, 2018. Merry Christmas!

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Decision Over-Turning Executive Orders Goes to Next Level Court

By on December 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Decision Over-Turning Executive Orders Goes to Next Level Court

A District Court decision overturning major provisions of three Executive Orders has been appealed. Here is a summary of the arguments made by Justice Department.

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Post Office, Stock Market Among Closures for Tomorrow’s Holiday Honoring Former President Bush

By on December 4, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Post Office, Stock Market Among Closures for Tomorrow’s Holiday Honoring Former President Bush

Wednesday, December 5th, has been declared a day of mourning by President Trump. Most federal employees will be excused from work, including the Postal Service.

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National Day of Mourning Declared: Government Closed December 5th

By on December 1, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
National Day of Mourning Declared: Government Closed December 5th

On Wednesday, December 5th, the Federal Government will close in honor of America’s 41st president who died on Friday.

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