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House Committee Hearing Addresses Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 17, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

A hearing held by a House Committee yesterday addressed recent proposals to cut federal employees’ retirement benefits.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

By on May 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

Legislation that would provide free lifetime identity theft protection to victims of OPM’s data breaches has been reintroduced in the House.

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The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

The author says that recent proposals will end up reducing federal employees’ benefits by more than the value of the TSP’s F, S and I Funds combined.

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Pon Hints at Major Changes Coming to Federal Compensation System

By on May 10, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

At a town hall discussion held this week, OPM director Jeff Pon hinted that there may be major changes in store for federal employee compensation.

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Congressman ‘Strongly Opposes’ OPM’s Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 10, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressman ‘Strongly Opposes’ OPM’s Proposed Benefits Cuts

One Congressman is unhappy with OPM’s proposals to reduce federal employees’ benefits and has expressed his dissent in a letter to the agency.

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Trump Calls for Adoption of President’s Management Agenda for PSRW

By on May 9, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trump Calls for Adoption of President’s Management Agenda for PSRW

In his Public Service Recognition Week proclamation, President Trump stressed the importance of implementing the President’s Management Agenda.

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OPM Reduces Retirement Backlog 6.6% in April

By on May 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Reduces Retirement Backlog 6.6% in April

OPM made a slight improvement to the outstanding retirement backlog in April to bring the total below 18,000.

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OPM Standardizes FEHB Plan Options

By on April 30, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Standardizes FEHB Plan Options

OPM has issued a new rule which it says will increase the number of FEHB plan options and potentially help lower costs.

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Contingency Plan for FLTCIP? OPM Says It Doesn’t Need One

By on April 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Contingency Plan for FLTCIP? OPM Says It Doesn’t Need One

A recent IG report said OPM needs a contingency plan for the FLTCIP. OPM says that is much ado about nothing.

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OPM Issues Final Weather/Safety Leave Regulations

By on April 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Final Weather/Safety Leave Regulations

OPM has issued final regulations about new weather/safety leave policies which will be of particular interest to federal employees who telework.

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