Tag: OPM

Draining the Swamp: Restricting Funding of Union Activity

By on July 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Draining the Swamp: Restricting Funding of Union Activity

OPM has issued instructions to agencies on when to implement restrictions on funding of federal employees working for a union.

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Creating Path for Restructuring Federal Government

By on July 15, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Creating Path for Restructuring Federal Government

Legislation has been introduced to create a path for implementing a plan to restructure or reorganize portions of the federal government.

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ALJs Excepted from Competitive Service

By on July 11, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
ALJs Excepted from Competitive Service

As a result of a recent Supreme Court decision, President Trump has issued an Executive Order excepting ALJ’s from the competitive service.

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DOJ Says Recent Fraud Case May Not Be Linked to OPM Data Breach

By on July 10, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ Says Recent Fraud Case May Not Be Linked to OPM Data Breach

The Justice Department now says that a recent case in Maryland involving stolen identities may not be linked to the OPM data breaches after all.

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OPM Proposes Adding 64,000 New Federal Employees to Locality Pay

By on July 6, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Adding 64,000 New Federal Employees to Locality Pay

OPM is proposing to add about 64,000 federal employees to the locality pay system for GS employees.

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OPM Sees Very Slight Increase in Retirement Backlog in June

By on July 6, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Sees Very Slight Increase in Retirement Backlog in June

OPM’s retirement backlog remained mostly flat in June as it saw a less than 1% increase in the total number of outstanding retirement applications.

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OPM Guidance on Labor and Employee Relations Executive Orders

By on July 6, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Guidance on Labor and Employee Relations Executive Orders

OPM has issued guidance on President Trump’s recent Executive Orders impacting the federal workforce.

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Lawmakers Looking for Answers on Leaked OPM Data

By on June 30, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Looking for Answers on Leaked OPM Data

Two lawmakers want to know how federal employees’ personal data from the OPM data breaches ended up being used in a domestic fraud case.

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Another Approach For Refocusing OPM

By on June 26, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Another Approach For Refocusing OPM

The author suggests other options for reforming OPM that might work better than what have recently been proposed.

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How Can Federal Employees Plan for a Secure Retirement Despite Proposals to Cut Their Benefits?

By on June 26, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Can Federal Employees Plan for a Secure Retirement Despite Proposals to Cut Their Benefits?

Recent proposals suggest cutting federal employees’ retirement benefits. How much of an impact would these have if you look at some of the actual numbers?

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