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Despite Fewer Claims Received, OPM Retirement Backlog Grows 2.3%

By on December 5, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Despite Fewer Claims Received, OPM Retirement Backlog Grows 2.3%

The backlog of retirement applications at OPM grew in November despite far fewer new applications being received.

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Possibility of a Government Shutdown Again Looms

By on December 4, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Possibility of a Government Shutdown Again Looms

The possibility of a government shutdown looms at the end of the week as Congress wrangles over the budget. Here is what it means for your pay and benefits.

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More Tuition Discounts Available for Federal Employees

By on November 16, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
More Tuition Discounts Available for Federal Employees

OPM has announced the addition of four new academic institutions to its tuition discount program for federal employees.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Climbs 12% in October

By on November 7, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Climbs 12% in October

OPM’s retirement backlog climbed higher in October. How does this compare to the last few years?

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Is the FEHB System Killing Competition?

By on November 6, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Is the FEHB System Killing Competition?

A new GAO report shows that despite increases in available FEHB plans, enrollment is growing increasingly concentrated among the largest insurance carriers.

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4 Takeaways from the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results

By on October 21, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
4 Takeaways from the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results

The author highlights four key points from the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey that he feels stand out above others.

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Changes for FEHB Plans in 2018

By on October 18, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes for FEHB Plans in 2018

What FEHB plan changes can you expect for 2018? Here is a summary.

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2017 FEVS Results Show Federal Employees Increasingly Satisfied With Pay, Work/Life Programs

By on October 13, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
2017 FEVS Results Show Federal Employees Increasingly Satisfied With Pay, Work/Life Programs

OPM has announced the initial results of the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

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Slight Reduction Made in Retirement Backlog in September

By on October 5, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Slight Reduction Made in Retirement Backlog in September

OPM made slight progress in reducing the backlog of outstanding retirement claims in September.

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How Much Are Your FEHB Premiums Increasing in 2018?

By on October 4, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much Are Your FEHB Premiums Increasing in 2018?

The enrollees’ share of FEHB premiums will be increasing by an average of 6.1% in 2018 according to the Office of Personnel Management.

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