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OPM Reassures Federal Employees About FEHB Benefits Amidst Shutdown

By on December 26, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Reassures Federal Employees About FEHB Benefits Amidst Shutdown

OPM is assuring federal employees who made changes to their FEHB benefits that they will not be impacted by the partial government shutdown.

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OPM General Counsel Will Continue as MSPB Chairman

By on December 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM General Counsel Will Continue as MSPB Chairman

The new OPM General Counsel will work concurrently at OPM and MSPB.

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Reforming the Federal Bureaucracy

By on December 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Reforming the Federal Bureaucracy

A new report highlights problems in running an efficient federal government. Some of its proposed changes would directly impact federal employees’ pay and benefits.

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Should Retirees with FEHB Enroll in Medicare Part D?

By on December 18, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should Retirees with FEHB Enroll in Medicare Part D?

Retired federal employees may wonder if they should enroll in Medicare Part D with FEHB benefits. Here is an overview of how the two work together.

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How Pay and Retirement Benefits are Impacted by a Partial Shutdown

By on December 16, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Pay and Retirement Benefits are Impacted by a Partial Shutdown

How would a partial government shutdown impact the pay of current and retired federal employees?

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IG Labels CSRS Improper Payments ‘High-Risk’

By on December 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
IG Labels CSRS Improper Payments ‘High-Risk’

A recent OPM Inspector General’s report said that improper payments made under federal employee retirement systems represent a “high risk.”

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Despite More New Claims Than Usual, Retirement Backlog Drops in November

By on December 6, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Despite More New Claims Than Usual, Retirement Backlog Drops in November

Despite a higher number of new claims in the month than usual, OPM made a modest reduction in November’s retirement backlog.

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OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday

By on December 4, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday

OPM has provided detailed guidance on pay and leave for the upcoming holiday honoring former President George H.W. Bush.

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OPM Can Help Agencies With Performance Evaluation, But OPM Is Not The Problem

By on December 3, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Can Help Agencies With Performance Evaluation, But OPM Is Not The Problem

A recent GAO report highlighted shortcomings in OPM’s performance management practices, but the author says the report doesn’t go far enough.

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OPM IG Provides Update on Retirement Claims Backlog

By on November 26, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM IG Provides Update on Retirement Claims Backlog

OPM’s Inspector General said that while the agency appears to have met a part of its goal on the retirement backlog, it has some more work to do.

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