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DC Area Federal Employees Encouraged to Telework Starting Today

January 15, 2021 7:09 AM
DC Area Federal Employees Encouraged to Telework Starting Today

OPM is encouraging federal employees in the Washington, DC area to telework or use leave in anticipation of Inauguration Day activities.

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When Can I Expect to Start Receiving My Pension?

January 7, 2021 9:40 AM

Federal employees could find themselves with a temporary income gap right after they retire. The author says it’s wise to plan ahead.

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Higher Annual Leave Carryover Now in Effect

January 6, 2021 8:32 AM
Higher Annual Leave Carryover Now in Effect

Certain federal employees are now eligible to carry over greater amounts of annual leave from last year.

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Fewest Federal Employees Retired in 2020 Than in Last 6 Years

January 5, 2021 3:56 PM
Fewest Federal Employees Retired in 2020 Than in Last 6 Years

How many federal employees put in their retirement papers in 2020?

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Changes in Pay Rates for Federal Employees

January 4, 2021 11:55 AM
Changes in Pay Rates for Federal Employees

President Trump’s Executive Order on 2021 pay impacts a number of federal employee pay schedules.

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OPM Issues Pay and Leave Guidance for Christmas Eve Holiday

December 23, 2020 4:41 PM
OPM Issues Pay and Leave Guidance for Christmas Eve Holiday

OPM has issued pay and leave guidance for the 2020 Christmas Eve holiday.

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New Locality Pay Areas in 2021?

December 22, 2020 5:11 PM , Updated December 23, 2020 1:43 PM
New Locality Pay Areas in 2021?

The President’s Pay Agent has issued its report on locality pay areas for 2021.

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Increasing Performance Value in Reduction-in-Force (RIF)

December 20, 2020 12:35 PM

Proposed regulations for a reduction-in-force would place more emphasis on quality of performance and less on length of service.

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Will You Be Paid in the Event of a Shutdown?

December 18, 2020 8:38 AM , Updated December 18, 2020 7:14 PM
Will You Be Paid in the Event of a Shutdown?

The possibility of a government shutdown is on the table as Congress wrangles over funding bills.

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Will OPM Approve My Disability Claim Without a Physician’s Statement?

December 8, 2020 11:01 AM
Will OPM Approve My Disability Claim Without a Physician’s Statement?

Although it’s not optimal, the author explains how it is possible to get a FERS Disability Retirement claim approved without a doctor’s statement.

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