Tag: OPM

Can Congress Overturn an OPM Reclassification Decision?

By on May 22, 2019 in Human Resources, Q&A with 0 Comments
Can Congress Overturn an OPM Reclassification Decision?

Is there any precedent for employees “winning” reclassification of their position via legal/political means?

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OPM Encourages Use of Telework During Metro Project

By on May 22, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Encourages Use of Telework During Metro Project

OPM is encouraging agencies to use workplace flexibilities in light of an upcoming Metro construction project.

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Retirement Backlog Drops by 12% in April

By on May 7, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Backlog Drops by 12% in April

OPM was able to get the retirement backlog back below 20,000 for the first time since December.

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2019 Federal Employee Viewpoint Coming Soon

By on May 2, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
2019 Federal Employee Viewpoint Coming Soon

OPM has announced the timeline of when the 2019 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey will be administered.

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OPM Issues Guidance on New Religious Compensatory Time Off Rule

By on April 30, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Guidance on New Religious Compensatory Time Off Rule

OPM has issued important guidance on how agencies should utilize the new rule on federal employees requesting compensatory time off for religious reasons.

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OPM Issues Final Rule Regarding Compensatory Time Off for Religious Observances

By on April 29, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Final Rule Regarding Compensatory Time Off for Religious Observances

Federal employees may soon have a new way to make up time taken off from work for religious reasons.

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Dismantling OPM and Changing the Face of the Federal HR Program

By on April 26, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Dismantling OPM and Changing the Face of the Federal HR Program

The dismantling of OPM is starting with a new executive order transferring much of the OPM work to the Department of Defense.

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FERS Disability Retirement: To Resign or Not to Resign

By on April 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement: To Resign or Not to Resign

What impact does resigning have on a federal employee’s ability to qualify for Federal Disability Retirement?

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GAO Recommendations to Improve OPM Performance

By on April 15, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO Recommendations to Improve OPM Performance

OPM was created to improve government efficiency and performance management, but a new GAO report suggests it has failed.

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Why Does the Trump Administration Want to Dismantle OPM?

on April 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Proposals have been on the table for a while now that would effectively abolish the Office of Personnel Management by moving most of its functions to other agencies. Acting OPM director Margaret Weichert explains the reasoning behind the push to restructure the agency.

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