Tag: Inauguration Day

The Inaugural Address and Its Impact on Federal Employees

January 23, 2017 5:43 PM , Updated January 25, 2017 1:36 PM

The Inaugural address provides clues as to how the Trump administration may view federal employee pay and benefits.

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I Do Solemnly Swear That I Will…

January 18, 2017 1:58 PM , Updated January 23, 2017 4:28 PM

The author points out that federal employees take an oath of office as part of their job duties, much like the president does. He analyzes the meaning behind this oath as it relates to one’s duties as a federal worker.

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OPM Urges Agencies to Let Federal Employees Telework During Inauguration Week

January 17, 2017 1:37 PM , Updated January 19, 2017 5:38 PM
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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Why is Inauguration Day Treated Differently Than Other Holidays?

January 16, 2017 12:30 PM , Updated January 19, 2017 5:37 PM

Can you explain why Inauguration Day is treated differently than other legal public holidays, for “in lieu of” purposes? Some of OPM’s guidance on the holiday is perplexing.

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

January 10, 2017 10:33 AM , Updated January 15, 2017 5:34 PM

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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A Week Off for Some Federal Employees Using 3 Days of Annual Leave

December 4, 2016 8:43 AM , Updated January 15, 2017 5:34 PM

Some federal employees can take off for a week in January by using three days of annual leave. Here is how and why.

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2017 Federal Holidays

November 15, 2016 7:21 PM , Updated January 15, 2017 5:34 PM

What paid holidays can federal employees expect in 2017? Here is the official list.

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D.C. Area Employees Won’t Get Extra January Holiday This Year

January 4, 2013 11:49 AM

Federal employees in the Washington, DC area will not be getting an extra paid holiday for Inauguration Day this year since it falls on the same day as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.

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How Many Holidays Will You Get in 2013?

December 28, 2012 10:04 AM

Federal employees will get ten paid holidays in 2013 as defined by OPM.

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A Four-Day Weekend (With Pay) Coming This Month

January 6, 2009 8:25 AM

Some readers will be getting a four-day weekend in January. Other readers will get a three-day weekend. Here is how the holiday will work.

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