The Office of Personnel Management sped up its processing of federal retirement claims in September, but only resulted in a modest reduction in its overall claims backlog.
The 2018 federal health premiums are out and overall premiums are going up an average of 6 percent.
The Office of Personnel Management announced the average premium rate increases for 2018 ahead of open season, which runs from Nov. 13 through Dec. 11.
For some folks, the idea of a ban on burrowing makes a lot of sense. The problem is that solving one problem creates another.
David Garcia comes to OPM after spending two years as the state of Maryland CIO and is a political appointee.
Some key changes are coming to the Combined Federal Campaign in 2017, including online donations and the ability for retirees to give.
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer wants the Office of Personnel Management to describe how it will manage and oversee agency buyouts and early retirement offers.
A judge said the difference between “disclosure” and “theft,” and inability to predict future harm were two reasons she dismissed the OPM data breach lawsuits.
The CIO Council, OPM and OMB are hosting a hiring fair Nov. 6-7 in Maryland.
Social Security, the Veterans Affairs Department and the Office of Personnel Management have one thing in common: a big backlog of applications for what they provide. OPM’s National Background Investigative Bureau has a backlog of 700,000. Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president of the Information Technology Industry Council, says this is becoming a national security concern and Congress isn’t doing enough to cut it down.
Veterans made up slightly more of the federal workforce in fiscal 2016 compared to previous years, but agencies overall hired fewer new veterans to fill government jobs.
The Senior Executive Service must be allowed to play a key role in change and reorganization.
The National Background Investigations Bureau plans ‘human testing’ this fall to improve the federal security clearance process.
Margaret Weichert will be the nominee to be OMB deputy director for management and Jeff Pon will be the new nominee to lead OPM.