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

By on July 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Grows 7% in June

By on July 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Grows 7% in June

Thanks to the smallest number of claims processed in a month so far this year, the retirement backlog at OPM grew in June.

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DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

By on June 26, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

DoD is expected to take over responsibility for conducting background investigations starting FY 2020.

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Court Decision Gives New Life to Unions’ Lawsuit on OPM Data Breaches

By on June 21, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Court Decision Gives New Life to Unions’ Lawsuit on OPM Data Breaches

A new court decision has allowed a lawsuit against OPM over the two data breaches at the agency to proceed.

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Battle to Break Up OPM Intensifies

By on June 19, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Battle to Break Up OPM Intensifies

The White House is now threatening employee furloughs if Congress blocks attempts to restructure OPM.

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OPM Has Work to Do to Improve its Retirement Application Processing

By on June 16, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM Has Work to Do to Improve its Retirement Application Processing

A recent GAO report says that OPM has problems, some self-inflicted, that are hindering improvements to the agency’s retirement application processing.

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What is Driving Some SES Employees to Leave Government?

By on June 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What is Driving Some SES Employees to Leave Government?

Results from a recent OPM survey offer insight as to why SES federal employees choose to leave their federal jobs.

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2020 Pay Raise Takes Another Small Step Forward

By on June 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2020 Pay Raise Takes Another Small Step Forward

Legislation containing a 2020 pay raise has taken another incremental step forward in the House of Representatives.

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The Applicant’s Statement of Disability: SF 3112A and the “Only” Problem

By on June 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Applicant’s Statement of Disability: SF 3112A and the “Only” Problem

Form SF 3112A, the Applicant’s Statement of Disability, is critical in a FERS Disability Retirement process and if not prepared correctly can break one’s case.

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Retirement Backlog Relatively Unchanged in May

By on June 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Backlog Relatively Unchanged in May

OPM’s retirement backlog showed only a slight drop in May as compared to the previous month.

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