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3 Years After Data Breaches, OPM Still Has Security Deficiencies

By on November 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
3 Years After Data Breaches, OPM Still Has Security Deficiencies

Over 3 years after the data breaches were reported at OPM, the agency still has not made a number of recommended security improvements.

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The 2018 Open Season is Underway

By on November 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The 2018 Open Season is Underway

The 2018 open season is officially underway. Here is some important information to help you prepare for making your benefits selections.

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VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

By on November 9, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

OPM issues new guidance to agencies and the VA cuts of use of official time for medical professionals to focus on “putting veterans first.”

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Spikes 12% in October

By on November 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Spikes 12% in October

Thanks to receiving over 9,000 new applications, OPM’s retirement backlog grew considerably in October.

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Former Federal Employee Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

By on November 6, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former Federal Employee Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

A former federal employee with the VA and OPM will be serving time in prison for stealing from a veteran and fraudulently obtaining disability benefits.

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“The Workforce Is Not Our Problem In Government”

By on November 1, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
“The Workforce Is Not Our Problem In Government”

The author says that federal employees are the ones who can best identify problems and solutions on how to get more work done with fewer resources.

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Important Changes Coming for Some FEHB Plans in 2019

By on October 31, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Important Changes Coming for Some FEHB Plans in 2019

OPM has announced a number of changes for some plans in the FEHB starting in 2019. Here are the changes and what impacted federal employees must know.

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What is the Average Age of Retiring Federal Employees?

By on October 30, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What is the Average Age of Retiring Federal Employees?

OPM has released retirement statistics for federal employees leaving the workforce for the last several fiscal years. How do you compare to the average retiree?

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Which Health Plans Are Leaving the FEHB in 2019?

By on October 29, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Which Health Plans Are Leaving the FEHB in 2019?

Some insurance plans are leaving the FEHB in 2019. Here is a list of the plans and actions impacted federal employees need to take.

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How Do Federal Employees Feel About Their Pay and Jobs?

By on October 26, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
How Do Federal Employees Feel About Their Pay and Jobs?

The results from the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey show federal employees are happier with their pay overall but not so much with merit based pay.

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