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OPM tells workforce the merger with GSA is off, but new concerns arise

In an email to the workforce, acting Office of Personnel Management Director Michael Rigas told staff the administration would no longer devote “time and…

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Recent employee reorganizations raise questions about OPM-GSA merger, union says

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New civil service report meant to bring people together has driven them apart

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Federal human capital — including OPM — need a sweeping overhaul, affinity groups say

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With the contract finalized, NAPA’s congressionally-mandated OPM study is underway

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OPM-GSA merger may be on hold, but administration wants to spend $70M on it next year

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This Sept. 18, 2019, photo shows the view of the U.S. Capitol building from the Washington Monument in Washington. The federal deficit for the 2019 budget year is expected to have soared to near $1 trillion, up more than $200 billion from last year and the largest such gap in seven years. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Ups, downs and other major highlights from Trump’s 2021 budget request

The president’s 2021 budget request includes some $20 billion in agency program reductions and $28 billion in program eliminations. Here are several…

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Office of Personnel ManagementMargaret Weichert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management and deputy director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget., holds a challenge coin.

OMB’s Weichert leaving for the private sector

Margaret Weichert, the number two leader at the Office of Management and Budget, is leaving government for the private sector, she confirmed to Federal…

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Trump’s 2021 budget pledges training for 400,000 federal employees

The goal to train nearly 20% of all federal employees on cybersecurity, project management and data science skills is the Trump administration’s most clear target yet in its ongoing efforts to modernize the existing workforce.

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