The Office of Personnel Management said an IT outage impacted significant programs and mission for multiple hours last week. But a government source said the incident has been dramatized to make the case for the proposed OPM-GSA merger.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Bureau of Land Management is setting up new headquarters out west.
Agencies will develop specific workforce fund plans for the 2021 budget passback, which should detail how they’ll reward employees who have in-demand skills or have made special contributions to their agencies.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and OPM said a 2018 Supreme Court decision opens up existing law to a new interpretation.
The House-passed 2020 defense authorization bill includes paid family leave for federal employees, as well as another legislative attempt to block the Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger.
GSA has issued a request for information to begin modernization of legacy mainframe hardware at the Office of Personnel Management. The RFI is part of GSA’s Centers of Excellence initiative, which both agencies have agreed to use to advance the merger.
Three members of the Federal Salary Council have made their official recommendations to the President’s pay agent suggesting how to improve the way government evaluates and compensates federal employees.
In a letter to acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert, Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) questioned why the administration didn’t warn Congress earlier about the agency’s coming financial challenges.
A lot of people are now wondering if it’s a good time to get out of government and do something else. Jeff Neal reminds feds that an ill-informed move could land you somewhere that is worse than where you are now.
While April and May produced record low numbers, June took a different turn as OPM received more retirement claims with less being processed.
Former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal has some best practices for a successful transition of the security clearance process to the Pentagon.
It’s a ritual of federal retirement: You retire, you get part of your pension while OPM takes months to figure out what you are really owed.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Management and Budget has given agencies a timeline to switch from paper records, to electronic records.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Senate passes its version of the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a 3.1% pay raise for active duty military.