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OPM Reminds Federal Employees About HR Flexibilities

By on September 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Reminds Federal Employees About HR Flexibilities

As hurricane seasons begins to reach its peak, OPM reminds federal employees of several HR flexibilities agencies can offer in emergency situations.

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Bill Would Restore ALJs to Competitive Service

By on September 9, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Would Restore ALJs to Competitive Service

Recently introduced legislation would overturn one of President Trump’s executive orders and restore ALJs to the competitive service process.

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Federal Benefits Open Season Coming This Fall

By on September 6, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Benefits Open Season Coming This Fall

The annual open season for selecting your 2019 federal benefits will take place this fall. This is some important initial information for you to know.

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Despite More Incoming Claims, OPM Manages to Reduce Retirement Backlog in August

By on September 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Despite More Incoming Claims, OPM Manages to Reduce Retirement Backlog in August

OPM’s retirement backlog saw a noticeable improvement in August versus July despite more incoming claims.

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A New Tool for the Annuity Supplement

By on September 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
A New Tool for the Annuity Supplement

The author says that OPM should develop software to aid in calculating the FERS annuity supplement.

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OPM Rescinds Guidance on Labor Relations Executive Orders

By on August 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Rescinds Guidance on Labor Relations Executive Orders

OPM has issued revised guidance for agencies as a result of a judge’s recent decision to invalidate significant portions of labor relations executive orders.

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OPM and GAO Fight Over Tables of Penalties

By on August 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM and GAO Fight Over Tables of Penalties

A GAO report says that federal agencies could make wider use of tables of penalties for workplace discipline, but OPM disagrees.

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Removing a Family Member from the FEHB

By on August 22, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Removing a Family Member from the FEHB

When can a family member be removed from some FEHB plans? Here is OPM’s explanation.

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Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

By on August 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

GAO takes a look at federal employee misconduct and ways agencies can improve how they handle it.

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OPM Encourages Use of Workplace Flexibilities During Upcoming Metro Work

By on August 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

OPM is encouraging the use of workplace flexibilities for an upcoming Metro construction project.

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