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Cutting Federal Agency Costs for Union Activity

November 19, 2020 11:42 AM
Cutting Federal Agency Costs for Union Activity

How much official time was used by federal employee unions in FY 2019? The latest report from OPM breaks it down.

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New Retirement Claims at OPM Surge 33% Over Previous Month

November 5, 2020 4:57 PM
New Retirement Claims at OPM Surge 33% Over Previous Month

The number of federal employees who submitted retirement applications rose sharply in October over the previous month.

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OPM Guidance to Agencies on the “Schedule F-Bomb”

October 26, 2020 9:15 AM

OPM has issued guidance on placing federal employees into Schedule F and removing normal civil service procedures for hiring and firing.

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A Detailed Look at 2021 FEHB Premiums

October 21, 2020 7:12 AM

OPM has provided some detailed data regarding 2021 FEHB premiums to help in preparing for the 2020 Open Season.

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Firing a Federal Employee Easier and Quicker

October 18, 2020 10:08 AM , Updated October 23, 2020 2:22 PM
Firing a Federal Employee Easier and Quicker

OPM has issued a final rule to streamline the federal employee removal process.

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2021 FEHB and FEDVIP Premiums Released

October 16, 2020 2:38 PM , Updated October 18, 2020 10:33 AM
2021 FEHB and FEDVIP Premiums Released

The 2021 FEHB and FEDVIP premiums have been published.

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Federal Employees’ Share of FEHB Premiums to Increase Nearly 5% in 2021

October 14, 2020 2:05 PM , Updated October 18, 2020 10:42 AM
Federal Employees’ Share of FEHB Premiums to Increase Nearly 5% in 2021

How much will you pay for coverage under FEHB and FEDVIP next year? OPM has announced the 2021 premiums.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Remains Relatively Unchanged in September

October 9, 2020 9:04 AM
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Remains Relatively Unchanged in September

OPM’s retirement backlog saw little change during September.

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Are White Federal Employees Inherently Racist?

October 6, 2020 1:52 PM
Are White Federal Employees Inherently Racist?

OPM is requiring all agencies to submit diversity and inclusion training for review and approval before it is used.

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Paid Parental Leave for Federal Employees Goes Into Effect Today

October 1, 2020 7:56 AM
Paid Parental Leave for Federal Employees Goes Into Effect Today

The new paid parental leave benefit for federal employees officially goes into effect today. Here is a summary of the key features and eligibility requirements.

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