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Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

By on July 31, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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

By on July 17, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Suggests Teleworking to Beat the Summer Heat

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

By on July 16, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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

By on July 15, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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

By on July 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

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

By on July 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

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

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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