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OMB Issues Agency Guidance on ‘Buy American’ EO

By on July 8, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OMB Issues Agency Guidance on ‘Buy American’ EO

The Office of Management and Budget has provided guidance to agency heads on complying with the Trump administration’s “Buy American” executive order.

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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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What is Coming to Your Agency on June 30?

By on June 1, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What is Coming to Your Agency on June 30?

Change is slow to take effect inside of the federal bureaucracy. The author says that a recent OMB memo pushes major changes at agencies and challenges old ways of thinking.

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2018 Budget Proposes Eliminating COLAs, Increasing Retirement Contributions

By on May 23, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

The 2018 budget proposal from the White House includes various cuts to federal employee retirement programs. Here is a summary of the proposed changes.

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2018 Budget Proposes Eliminating Funding for Numerous Federal Agencies

By on May 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
2018 Budget Proposes Eliminating Funding for Numerous Federal Agencies

The 2018 federal budget proposal released by the White House proposes eliminating funding for numerous federal agencies. What are these agencies, and what does each one do?

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What OMB’s Restructuring Directive Means for Ordinary Americans

on May 9, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OMB's recent directive calls for restructuring federal agencies to make them more efficient and more accountable. The author explains what this ultimately means for Americans outside of the Washington, DC area.

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OMB Posts Agency Shutdown Contingency Plans

By on April 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OMB Posts Agency Shutdown Contingency Plans

The Office of Management and Budget has published a list of contingency plans for federal agencies in the event of a government shutdown later this week.

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More on OMB Directive M-17-22: Important Nuggets for the ER/LR Community

By on April 22, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
More on OMB Directive M-17-22: Important Nuggets for the ER/LR Community

The author says he was dumbfounded by a recent OMB memo and its potential to bring about big changes for the labor relations community.

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Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

EPA is planning a reduction in its workforce. For some employees, this chain of events may offer new options for their future.

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Hiring Freeze, Hiring Thaw, Hiring Freeze? What OMB’s April 12 Memo Really Says

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Hiring Freeze, Hiring Thaw, Hiring Freeze? What OMB’s April 12 Memo Really Says

OMB released a memo with directives for agencies to make restructuring changes. The author analyzes some of the key points in the memo from a federal HR perspective.

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