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OPM Reminds Agencies About Emergency Leave Transfers

By on September 22, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

An emergency leave transfer program is now available for agencies with employees impacted by hurricane Irma.

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No Damages For OPM Data Breach

By on September 19, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
No Damages For OPM Data Breach

A federal court has sided in favor of OPM and one of its contractors in lawsuits filed by AFGE and NTEU seeking damages in the data breaches that exposed the personal data of over 20 million current and former federal employees.

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OPM Wants You to Get a Flu Shot

By on September 10, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Wants You to Get a Flu Shot

It’s flu season, and the Office of Personnel Management is encouraging federal employees to get flu shots.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Edges Slightly Higher in August

By on September 5, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Edges Slightly Higher in August

OPM’s retirement backlog crept slightly higher in August and is higher than it was a year ago.

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Nominees for HR and LR in Federal Government

By on September 4, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

President Trump has nominated 3 people to fill significant positions in federal human resources and labor relations.

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OPM’s Security Clearance Backlog Tops 700k

on August 30, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
One industry group says that the backlog of people seeking security clearances is now over 700,000 which is creating problems for government contractors trying to fill positions. OPM appears to have stopped reporting its progress on reducing the backlog.  

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Will I Get Paid in the Event of a Shutdown?

By on August 29, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will I Get Paid in the Event of a Shutdown?

The possibility of a government shutdown has been put on the table. What does this mean for your paycheck?

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FBI Arrests Chinese National Linked to OPM Data Breach

on August 25, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The FBI has arrested a Chinese national in conjunction with the data breaches that exposed the personal data of millions of current and former federal employees.

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Some Agencies ‘Pretty Sure’ They Need to Run a RIF

By on August 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Some Agencies ‘Pretty Sure’ They Need to Run a RIF

Officials from OPM discussed agency progress on complying with an OMB directive and suggested RIFs may be forthcoming at some agencies.

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OPM Wants You to Verify Your FEGLI Changes

By on August 17, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Wants You to Verify Your FEGLI Changes

Did you make changes to your FEGLI elections during last year’s open season? OPM wants to make sure you get the correct coverage.

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