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Supreme Court vs. Obama Administration

By on March 22, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Supreme Court vs. Obama Administration

A recent Supreme Court decision regarding temporary appointments requiring Senate confirmation could have significant implications for federal agencies.

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OPM Warns Federal Retirees About Annuity Scam

By on March 20, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Warns Federal Retirees About Annuity Scam

The Office of Personnel Management is warning federal retirees to be on the lookout for a scam where imposters are trying to steal their money.

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OPM Announces New Tuition Discounts for Federal Employees

By on March 14, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Announces New Tuition Discounts for Federal Employees

The Office of Personnel Management has announced academic agreements with four new schools to provide tuition discounts and/or scholarships to federal employees.

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OPM: Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Coming in May

By on March 14, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM: Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Coming in May

The 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) will be distributed beginning in May according to an announcement from OPM.

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Washington Bracing for Snowstorm

By on March 13, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Washington Bracing for Snowstorm

Washington, DC is feeling the impact of Winter Storm Stella. Federal agencies are operating under a delayed arrival status today.

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OPM Announces Cancellation of 21 Occupations

By on March 8, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Announces Cancellation of 21 Occupations

OPM has announced that 21 occupational series will be cancelled and reclassified due to having too few federal employees within them.

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How Much is the Maximum 2017 FERS Annuity Supplement?

By on March 8, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much is the Maximum 2017 FERS Annuity Supplement?

How much is the FERS annuity supplement for 2017? The author provides an explanation and an example.

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Legislation Introduced Requiring OPM to Submit Annual Report on Union Use of Official Time

By on March 8, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced Requiring OPM to Submit Annual Report on Union Use of Official Time

Legislation has been introduced that would require OPM to submit an annual report to Congress on the amount of official time used by federal employee unions.

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OPM’s Shocking Letter to Some Annuitants

By on March 7, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Shocking Letter to Some Annuitants

The author discusses a situation in which one retired federal employee was suddenly notified by OPM that he owed the agency over $28,000.

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OPM’s Retirement Applications Backlog Inches Higher in February

By on March 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Applications Backlog Inches Higher in February

The outstanding backlog of retirement applications at OPM edged higher in February. Here are the latest statistics.

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