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OPM Releases Supplementary Materials for Upcoming Paid Parental Leave Benefit

August 11, 2020 12:39 PM

OPM has released some additional guidance documents about the new paid parental leave benefit.

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FERS Disability Retirement: Am I Entitled to Severance Pay?

August 10, 2020 9:44 AM

Are you entitled to severance pay if you are terminated from your federal job for medical reasons?

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Under What Circumstances Will Federal Employees Be Entitled to Paid Parental Leave?

August 7, 2020 3:25 PM , Updated August 10, 2020 7:35 AM

The Office of Personnel Management is issuing an interim final rule stipulating how the new paid parental leave benefit can be used by federal employees.

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Average Monthly Retirement Case Processing Time Jumps 17% in July

August 5, 2020 3:01 PM
Average Monthly Retirement Case Processing Time Jumps 17% in July

OPM’s retirement backlog had only a small increase in July despite a much slower average claims processing time.

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Implementing EO to Reward Experience Over Education

August 4, 2020 12:39 PM , Updated August 7, 2020 3:37 PM
Implementing EO to Reward Experience Over Education

OPM has issued guidance to agencies on reducing reliance on college education and increasing value of experience.

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2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Delayed (Again)

July 10, 2020 2:43 PM
2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Delayed (Again)

The 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey has been delayed for a second time.

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Not Yet: Senators Say Federal Employees Shouldn’t Return to Work in Their Offices

July 9, 2020 4:43 PM , Updated August 7, 2020 3:32 PM
Not Yet: Senators Say Federal Employees Shouldn’t Return to Work in Their Offices

Four Senators said that OMB and OPM are putting federal employees in jeopardy by asking them to return to work in their offices now.

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4% Drop in OPM’s Retirement Backlog in June

July 9, 2020 9:16 AM
4% Drop in OPM’s Retirement Backlog in June

Despite slower average processing times, OPM has continued to make modest gains in reducing its retirement backlog.

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What are the Highest Rated Federal Employee Benefits?

July 6, 2020 12:48 PM
What are the Highest Rated Federal Employee Benefits?

What do federal employees think of their benefits? OPM has released its latest survey results.

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Federal Employees Have a Limited Window to Make Mid-Year Changes to FSAFEDS Elections

July 1, 2020 4:00 PM , Updated July 9, 2020 6:26 PM
Federal Employees Have a Limited Window to Make Mid-Year Changes to FSAFEDS Elections

Federal employees have a 60-day window to make mid-year changes to their elections under the FSAFEDS program.

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