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Average Monthly Retirement Case Processing Time Jumps 17% in July

By on August 5, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Average Monthly Retirement Case Processing Time Jumps 17% in July

OPM’s retirement backlog had only a small increase in July despite a much slower average claims processing time.

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Implementing EO to Reward Experience Over Education

By on August 4, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Implementing EO to Reward Experience Over Education

OPM has issued guidance to agencies on reducing reliance on college education and increasing value of experience.

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2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Delayed (Again)

By on July 10, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Delayed (Again)

The 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey has been delayed for a second time.

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

By on July 9, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
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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4% Drop in OPM’s Retirement Backlog in June

By on July 9, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
4% Drop in OPM’s Retirement Backlog in June

Despite slower average processing times, OPM has continued to make modest gains in reducing its retirement backlog.

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What are the Highest Rated Federal Employee Benefits?

By on July 6, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What are the Highest Rated Federal Employee Benefits?

What do federal employees think of their benefits? OPM has released its latest survey results.

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Federal Employees Have a Limited Window to Make Mid-Year Changes to FSAFEDS Elections

By on July 1, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Have a Limited Window to Make Mid-Year Changes to FSAFEDS Elections

Federal employees have a 60-day window to make mid-year changes to their elections under the FSAFEDS program.

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2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Coming Soon

By on June 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Coming Soon

The 2020 Federal Employee viewpoint survey is coming soon and features some new questions this year.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $400k in Pension Benefits

By on June 20, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $400k in Pension Benefits

A Maryland man is facing prison time for spending his dead mother’s government pension payments.

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OPM Plans to ‘Streamline the Leave Restoration Process’ for Coronavirus

By on June 19, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Plans to ‘Streamline the Leave Restoration Process’ for Coronavirus

OPM said it plans to issue regulations soon that would “streamline the leave restoration process” in certain situations for lost annual leave.

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