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Lawmakers Demand OMB Stop Implementing Schedule F

January 19, 2021 11:07 AM

Two lawmakers want OMB to abandon its efforts to implement Schedule F.

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Breaking the Civil Service Begins at OMB

November 29, 2020 8:17 AM

At least one agency has begun moving its employees to Schedule F. The author explores what the potential ramifications of this are for federal employees.

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Not Yet: Senators Say Federal Employees Shouldn’t Return to Work in Their Offices

July 9, 2020 4:43 PM , Updated August 7, 2020 3:32 PM
Not Yet: Senators Say Federal Employees Shouldn’t Return to Work in Their Offices

Four Senators said that OMB and OPM are putting federal employees in jeopardy by asking them to return to work in their offices now.

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White House Tells Federal Employees to Prepare to Return to Their Offices

April 20, 2020 5:26 PM , Updated May 6, 2020 7:37 AM
White House Tells Federal Employees to Prepare to Return to Their Offices

The Office of Management and Budget issued a memo with plans agencies can use to safely return to normal operations after the coronavirus.

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OMB Tells Agencies to Limit In-Person Contact, Maximize Telework to Combat Coronavirus

March 18, 2020 9:22 AM , Updated March 30, 2020 7:44 AM
OMB Tells Agencies to Limit In-Person Contact, Maximize Telework to Combat Coronavirus

OMB has issued another memo for agencies with action items to take to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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OMB Calls for Expanded Telework, Leave Options for Coronavirus

March 13, 2020 4:08 PM , Updated March 24, 2020 5:38 PM

The Office of Management and Budget is asking federal agencies to make full use of telework and leave options to protect federal employees who are most at risk from the coronavirus.

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Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

February 19, 2020 1:19 PM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:56 AM
Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

While the proposed budget cuts to federal employees’ retirement are familiar, the author says they contain a key difference this time.

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Why is Another Pay Freeze Being Proposed?

March 27, 2019 8:44 AM

OMB’s acting director explained the rationale behind proposing another pay freeze in 2020 at a recent Congressional hearing.

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Shutdown Will Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Planned Vacations

December 27, 2018 11:47 AM , Updated January 3, 2019 3:19 PM
Shutdown Will Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Planned Vacations

A regulation on leave says that some federal employees will have their vacations cancelled because of the partial shutdown.

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OMB Issues Pay and Leave Guidance in Event of a Shutdown

December 20, 2018 5:56 PM , Updated December 22, 2018 6:46 PM

OMB has issued special instructions on pay and leave for agencies and employees who would be impacted by a partial government shutdown.

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