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Is the FEHB System Killing Competition?

By on November 6, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Is the FEHB System Killing Competition?

A new GAO report shows that despite increases in available FEHB plans, enrollment is growing increasingly concentrated among the largest insurance carriers.

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4 Takeaways from the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results

By on October 21, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
4 Takeaways from the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results

The author highlights four key points from the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey that he feels stand out above others.

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Changes for FEHB Plans in 2018

By on October 18, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes for FEHB Plans in 2018

What FEHB plan changes can you expect for 2018? Here is a summary.

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2017 FEVS Results Show Federal Employees Increasingly Satisfied With Pay, Work/Life Programs

By on October 13, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
2017 FEVS Results Show Federal Employees Increasingly Satisfied With Pay, Work/Life Programs

OPM has announced the initial results of the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

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Slight Reduction Made in Retirement Backlog in September

By on October 5, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Slight Reduction Made in Retirement Backlog in September

OPM made slight progress in reducing the backlog of outstanding retirement claims in September.

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How Much Are Your FEHB Premiums Increasing in 2018?

By on October 4, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much Are Your FEHB Premiums Increasing in 2018?

The enrollees’ share of FEHB premiums will be increasing by an average of 6.1% in 2018 according to the Office of Personnel Management.

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Now is a Good Time to Verify Your FEGLI Coverage

By on October 2, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Now is a Good Time to Verify Your FEGLI Coverage

Did you make changes to your FEGLI elections during last year’s open season? OPM wants you to ensure they are correct.

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Official Time Bill Adds Paperwork for Union Reps and Headaches for OPM

By on September 28, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Official Time Bill Adds Paperwork for Union Reps and Headaches for OPM

The author says a proposed bill on official time reporting may offer some benefit, but does so at the expense of added paperwork and managerial challenges.

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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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