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How Will the Pay Raise Impact Locality Pay?

By on February 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Will the Pay Raise Impact Locality Pay?

How will the 2019 pay raise impact locality pay, and what does the Pay Agent have to say about new locality pay areas?

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OPM Renews ID Protection Services Contract with ID Experts

By on February 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM Renews ID Protection Services Contract with ID Experts

OPM announced that it has renewed a contract with ID Experts to continue providing free identity theft monitoring services for the agency’s data breaches.

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How Does the Shutdown Impact Within-Grade Increases?

By on February 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
How Does the Shutdown Impact Within-Grade Increases?

OPM has released a list of frequently asked post-shutdown questions addressing various pay/benefits issues.

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January’s Retirement Rush Not as Bad as 2018

By on February 6, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
January’s Retirement Rush Not as Bad as 2018

The usual influx of new retirements that comes in January is not as bad as it was last year, but OPM still has a bigger backlog to deal with.

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Most Federal Employees Will Have Back Pay by End of January

By on January 29, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Most Federal Employees Will Have Back Pay by End of January

Most federal employees should have their full back pay by the end of the month according to OPM.

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OPM Working to Get Federal Employees Paid Quickly

By on January 27, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Working to Get Federal Employees Paid Quickly

OPM has issued guidance to agencies to have employees paid quickly who were impacted by the shutdown. The guidance also answers common questions about leave and pay.

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Grace Period for FEDVIP Coverage Extended

By on January 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Grace Period for FEDVIP Coverage Extended

The grace period for FEDVIP coverage has been extended by one pay period to help federal employees retain benefits during the ongoing shutdown.

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OPM Encourages Use of Telework During the Shutdown

By on January 24, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Encourages Use of Telework During the Shutdown

OPM is reminding agencies to be as accommodating as possible to the needs of excepted employees working during the ongoing partial government shutdown.

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OPM Releases Highly Anticipated Leave Guidance for Shutdown

By on January 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Releases Highly Anticipated Leave Guidance for Shutdown

OPM has released guidance on the use of leave for federal employees working during the shutdown per a new law that guarantees back pay to federal employees.

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AWOL Warning from OPM

By on January 23, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AWOL Warning from OPM

OPM has provided answers to some frequently asked questions regarding benefits and time off during the ongoing partial government shutdown.

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