Tag: Memos

OMB Orders Elimination of Dozens of Agency Reporting Requirements

By on June 16, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OMB Orders Elimination of Dozens of Agency Reporting Requirements

The Trump Administration plans to eliminate numerous regulations to ease the paperwork burden on federal agencies.

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Tips on Counseling for Supervisors: Part 3 – The Counseling Memo

By on June 6, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Tips on Counseling for Supervisors: Part 3 – The Counseling Memo

In the third and final article in the series, the author provides details on how to write an effective counseling memo.

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Sessions Sets New Prosecutorial Guidelines for Justice Department

By on May 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Sessions Sets New Prosecutorial Guidelines for Justice Department

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo establishing new prosecuting guidelines for the Justice Department and the types of crimes it pursues.

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DoD Lifts Agency Hiring Freeze

By on May 4, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
DoD Lifts Agency Hiring Freeze

The Department of Defense has announced that it is officially lifting the agency’s civilian workforce hiring freeze, but with some restrictions.

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White House Lifts Hiring Freeze

By on April 12, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
White House Lifts Hiring Freeze

The White House has lifted the federal hiring freeze, but it also announced a long term plan to reduce the overall size of the federal workforce.

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OPM Releases Updated Guidance on Administrative Furloughs

By on March 27, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Releases Updated Guidance on Administrative Furloughs

Following the release of the White House’s budget proposal, OPM is apparently preparing agencies for the possibility of administrative furloughs as it has released updated guidance for agencies and employees.

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White House Asks Agencies to Limit What They Say About Budget Proposal

By on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
White House Asks Agencies to Limit What They Say About Budget Proposal

The Office of Management and Budget has asked federal agencies to limit their public comments about the president’s budget blueprint until the full budget is released later this spring.

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OPM Announces Cancellation of 21 Occupations

By on March 8, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Announces Cancellation of 21 Occupations

OPM has announced that 21 occupational series will be cancelled and reclassified due to having too few federal employees within them.

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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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