• Long-term insurance premiums for some feds might rise

    FederalNewsRadio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you need to do research in order to find out what’s best for you.

  • RetireEZ proving to be hard

    GAO says OPM does not have a good plan for modernizing federal retirement planning system.

  • Automating RetireEZ

    The Office of Personnel Management is far behind in bringing the RetireEZ program up to date. That’s according to a report by the Government Accountability Office, which says that for the past twenty years OPM…

  • Eliminating the FERS flu

    One of our local lawmakers wants to change things for the better for federal workers. A huge piece of legislation has just passed the House of Representatives and will dramatically change the current Federal Employee…

  • Berry nomination approved by committee voice vote

    John Berry is one step closer to becoming the director of the Office of Personnel Management. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee today approved his nomination to head OPM by a unanimous voice…

  • Telework Update

    What Congress is doing to keep feds off the roads and on the cyberhighways.

  • OPM nominee has friends in high places

    A cool afternoon in the hotseat for the next man tapped to run the Office of Personnel Management.

  • OPM’s former CHCO lands at FMP

    John Salamone, the former Executive Director of the federal Chief Human Capital Officer Council at OPM has a new job.

  • OPM, Hewitt Associates settle dispute over ‘RetireEZ’ contract

    The Officer of Personnel Management terminated its $290 million, 10-year contract with Hewitt Associates to develop the recalculation engine for OPM’s ”RetireEZ” program. Now, the two sides have settled their dispute.

  • Office of Personnel Management

    Kay Ely Associate Director, Human Resources Products & Services Division February 2nd and 4th, 2009

  • Monster Hacks

    For the second time since July 2007, the federal government’s jobs site, USAjobs.gov, has been hacked. The Office of Personnel Management reported yesterday that the back end database run by Monster Worldwide has been illegally…

  • Acting Director of OPM Named

    President Barack Obama has announced the appointment of Kathie Ann Whipple as the Acting Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), according to an OPM press release. Prior to her appointment, Whipple was…

  • DoD, OPM finalize NSPS rule

    The Defense Department and the Office of Personnel Management issued a final rule today giving more flexibility to the National Security Personnel System more flexibility in how employees are recruited and hired. OPM and DoD…

  • OPM says goodbye to 39 job series

    Beautician, coal handling and glass blowing are among the 39 occupational series that no longer have a place in the federal workforce system. The Office of Personnel Management cancelled these series that have on average…