Tag: Memos

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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Extending FEHB Coverage for Children of Same-Sex Domestic Partners

By on December 7, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Extending FEHB Coverage for Children of Same-Sex Domestic Partners

OPM has published an interim final rule to create a regulatory exception that allows children of same-sex domestic partners living overseas to maintain FEHB coverage for an extended period of time.

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OPM Reminds Federal Employees to Follow Dismissal Procedures

By on December 5, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Reminds Federal Employees to Follow Dismissal Procedures

The Office of Personnel Management issued a reminder to federal workers to always be sure to follow dismissal procedures when emergencies or other special events disrupt the normal workday.

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