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Pon Hints at Major Changes Coming to Federal Compensation System

By on May 10, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

At a town hall discussion held this week, OPM director Jeff Pon hinted that there may be major changes in store for federal employee compensation.

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Congressman ‘Strongly Opposes’ OPM’s Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 10, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressman ‘Strongly Opposes’ OPM’s Proposed Benefits Cuts

One Congressman is unhappy with OPM’s proposals to reduce federal employees’ benefits and has expressed his dissent in a letter to the agency.

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Trump Calls for Adoption of President’s Management Agenda for PSRW

By on May 9, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trump Calls for Adoption of President’s Management Agenda for PSRW

In his Public Service Recognition Week proclamation, President Trump stressed the importance of implementing the President’s Management Agenda.

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OPM Reduces Retirement Backlog 6.6% in April

By on May 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Reduces Retirement Backlog 6.6% in April

OPM made a slight improvement to the outstanding retirement backlog in April to bring the total below 18,000.

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OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

By on May 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

Major changes to federal employee benefits would save about $143,509,000,000 over ten years according to new legislative proposals from OPM director Jeff Pon.

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OPM Standardizes FEHB Plan Options

By on April 30, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Standardizes FEHB Plan Options

OPM has issued a new rule which it says will increase the number of FEHB plan options and potentially help lower costs.

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Contingency Plan for FLTCIP? OPM Says It Doesn’t Need One

By on April 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Contingency Plan for FLTCIP? OPM Says It Doesn’t Need One

A recent IG report said OPM needs a contingency plan for the FLTCIP. OPM says that is much ado about nothing.

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OPM Issues Final Weather/Safety Leave Regulations

By on April 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Final Weather/Safety Leave Regulations

OPM has issued final regulations about new weather/safety leave policies which will be of particular interest to federal employees who telework.

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It’s Coming! OPM Announces Timeline for 2018 FEVS

By on April 6, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
It’s Coming! OPM Announces Timeline for 2018 FEVS

OPM has announced the timeline for when the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey will be administered.

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OPM Reduces Retirement Backlog 23% in March

By on April 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Reduces Retirement Backlog 23% in March

After two months of large increases in its retirement backlog, OPM made significant progress in March to reverse the trend.

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