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Will FEHB Coverage Continue During a Shutdown?

By on January 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Will FEHB Coverage Continue During a Shutdown?

Does FEHB coverage ever cease under a partial government shutdown?

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Use-or-Lose Leave and the Partial Shutdown

By on January 10, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Use-or-Lose Leave and the Partial Shutdown

What will happen to “use-or-lose” leave that was lost due to the government shutdown? For most, it will be restored.

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2018 Ends With Higher Retirement Backlog Than the Year Before

By on January 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
2018 Ends With Higher Retirement Backlog Than the Year Before

Although December saw fewer incoming retirement applications, 2018 ended with a much higher backlog than the year before.

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Can You Get Unemployment Benefits During the Shutdown?

By on January 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Can You Get Unemployment Benefits During the Shutdown?

Can furloughed federal employees get unemployment benefits during the shutdown? OPM has provided important information about the options.

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AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

By on December 31, 2018 in Court Cases, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

AFGE has sued the federal government over the partial shutdown for requiring some federal employees to work without pay.

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OPM Says It ‘Inadvertently’ Posted Sample Letters Suggesting Feds Barter with Landlords

By on December 30, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Says It ‘Inadvertently’ Posted Sample Letters Suggesting Feds Barter with Landlords

OPM is walking back portions of sample letters it posted last week with tips for federal employees on dealing with creditors after a public outcry.

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OPM Provides Sample Letters Federal Employees Can Send to Creditors During Shutdown

By on December 28, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Provides Sample Letters Federal Employees Can Send to Creditors During Shutdown

OPM has provided federal employees sample letters they can send to creditors if they are struggling with debt payments during the shutdown.

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Shutdown Will Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Planned Vacations

By on December 27, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Shutdown Will Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Planned Vacations

A regulation on leave says that some federal employees will have their vacations cancelled because of the partial shutdown.

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OPM Reassures Federal Employees About FEHB Benefits Amidst Shutdown

By on December 26, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Reassures Federal Employees About FEHB Benefits Amidst Shutdown

OPM is assuring federal employees who made changes to their FEHB benefits that they will not be impacted by the partial government shutdown.

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OPM General Counsel Will Continue as MSPB Chairman

By on December 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM General Counsel Will Continue as MSPB Chairman

The new OPM General Counsel will work concurrently at OPM and MSPB.

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