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With widespread interest in ‘burrowing,’ OPM offers up a few reminders

Agencies interested in converting a current or former political appointee to a permanent position in the career civil service must get approval from the…

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Senators worried new VA accountability office appointment poses conflict of interest

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Agencies now need OPM permission for more kinds of political conversions

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4 bills that could hitch a ride if Congress passes a budget omnibus later this month

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Longer probationary periods will get another look in Congress this week

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6 federal workforce bills to watch this summer

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will consider a series of bills this week that could impact the federal workforce. Among them is legislation…

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Cummings, Warren ask for GAO study of ‘chaotic’ Trump transition

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) asked the Government Accountability…

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Leaving office during the transition? Your pay and benefits questions answered

About 4,000 political appointees will leave the Obama administration in the next nine weeks. While conversations over policy, budget and organizational structure will take center stage, questions about your pay and benefits may not. Federal News Radio reviewed the Office of Personnel Management’s transition guide in search of the answers.

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