In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the agency in charge of union relationships, no longer has one with it’s own employees union.
Identity theft protection coverage with ID Experts will continue for victims of the Office of Personnel Management’s 2015 cyber breaches, the company announced Tuesday.
Individuals enrolled in the Office of Personnel Management’s free identity protection service don’t need to take action while recompetes its existing contract over the next six months. OPM’s existing contract was supposed to expire on Dec. 31, 2018.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service lost money for the 12th straight year, although a rate increase on stamps could help.
The Office of Personnel Management didn’t have a decision-making policy in place to help it decide when and how to offer identity theft and credit monitoring services to victims of the 2015 cyber breaches. More than a year later, the agency still doesn’t have a plan.
The Office of Personnel Management and its contractor, Winvale/CSID, can’t agree on just how many people need to re-enroll with a new vendor to keep credit monitoring and identity protection services, and they haven’t yet finalized a plan to smoothly transition those victims to the new service provider, ID Experts.
FBI Director James Comey said the White House is about to release a final tally describing the number of people whose personal data was compromised in the OPM cyber breach. The agency has offered 18 months of free credit monitoring and identity-theft protection to the 4.2 million federal employees affected by the first breach in the agency’s personnel database. But it’s remained quiet about who has been affected by a second, larger breach.
This column was originally published on Jeff Neal’s blog, ChiefHRO.com, and was republished here with permission from the author. The short answer is no. Just because someone made off with data on millions of employees,…