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1st Amendment and Union Dues

August 13, 2019 2:11 PM , Updated August 24, 2019 6:58 PM
1st Amendment and Union Dues

Do union dues withholding practices in the federal government violate the 1st Amendment?

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Two New FEHB Plans Coming in 2020

August 9, 2019 11:05 AM , Updated August 22, 2019 4:18 PM
Two New FEHB Plans Coming in 2020

Two new FEHB plans will be available for federal employees during open enrollment this fall.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Stays Steady in July

August 5, 2019 3:53 PM , Updated August 14, 2019 3:46 PM
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Stays Steady in July

How did OPM’s retirement backlog fare in July 2019? Here are the latest statistics from the agency.

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Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

July 31, 2019 11:04 AM , Updated August 9, 2019 4:12 PM
Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

Over 3,000 employees at OPM were notified they will be moving over to DoD as part of the transition of how the government handles background investigations.

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OPM Suggests Teleworking to Beat the Summer Heat

July 17, 2019 9:00 AM , Updated July 30, 2019 8:13 AM

The Washington, DC area is under a heat advisory, and OPM is reminding agencies of workplace flexibilities to help employees beat the heat.

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OPM Issues New Guidance for Bonuses in FY 2020

July 16, 2019 12:50 PM , Updated July 28, 2019 8:18 AM
OPM Issues New Guidance for Bonuses in FY 2020

OPM issued two memos with guidance on bonuses and performance standards in the upcoming fiscal year.

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OPM Asks FLRA for Decision on Letting Folks Quit the Union Quickly

July 15, 2019 9:15 AM , Updated July 25, 2019 12:02 PM
OPM Asks FLRA for Decision on Letting Folks Quit the Union Quickly

OPM has asked FLRA to issue guidance on precedent for revoking federal employees’ union dues assignments. Interested persons can comment on the situation.

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Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

July 14, 2019 7:15 AM , Updated July 25, 2019 12:02 PM

One Congresswoman has been continuing efforts for several years now to give free lifetime identity theft protection to OPM data breach victims.

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Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

July 12, 2019 4:55 PM , Updated July 23, 2019 5:12 PM

The House passed a defense spending bill that contains some provisions that would impact federal employees.

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Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

July 8, 2019 10:44 AM , Updated July 22, 2019 5:59 PM
Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

The author says there are some important best practices that should be followed in moving background investigations to DoD.

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