Kathleen McGettigan

A Tuesday like no other: An oral history of 9/11 through the eyes of federal employees

Some federal employees spent hours in traffic going home. Others stayed at the office. And some were right in the thick of recovery efforts at ground zero…

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Biden administration details its vision for agency reopening, post-pandemic telework

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As agencies rebuild staff capacity, OPM finalizes new rehiring tool for former employees

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OPM reshuffles senior leaders, elevates diversity and inclusion office

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OPM gives agencies green light to recreate labor-management forums, but they’re not required

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2016 file photo, students walk past a Jesuit statue in front of Isaac Hawkins Hall, center, formerly named Mulledy Hall, on the Georgetown University campus, in Washington. Georgetown University undergraduates have voted Thursday, April 11, 2019, in favor of a referendum seeking the establishment of a fund benefiting the descendants of enslaved people sold to pay off the school's debts. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

More schools will offer continuing education to federal employees at lower price

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OPM launches employee survey initiative to update job competency models

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Urgent attention needed to refocus OPM as federal workforce leader, NAPA says

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(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2021 file photo, water trickles from a fire hydrant while City of Austin Water Utility workers repair a broken water main in Austin, Texas, due to severe winter weather. The winter storm nightmare knocked out power to more than 4 million customers across the state. On Thursday, Feb. 25 managers of Texas' power grid are expected to receive a verbal lashing in the first public hearings about the crisis at the state Capitol. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)

OPM reopens Combined Federal Campaign to help Texas winter storm victims

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Agencies should re-engage now with unions over repealed Trump workforce orders, OPM says

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Presidential Rank Awards will return this year, OPM says

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FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, a vendor makes change for a marijuana customer at a cannabis marketplace in Los Angeles. Voters in four states could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, setting the stage for a watershed year for the industry that could snowball into neighboring states as well as reshape policy on Capitol Hill. The Nov. 3, 2020, contests will take place in markedly different regions of the country, New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota and Montana and approval of the proposals would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting across geography, demographics and the nation's deep political divide. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Past marijuana use doesn’t rule out federal jobs for applicants, OPM says

Agencies can’t automatically rule out federal employment opportunities for an applicant or appointee based on their past marijuana use, the Office of Personnel…

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Biden names Obama-era veteran to lead OPM

President Joe Biden has named Kiran Ahuja to be his new director of the Office of Personnel Management. Ahuja previously served as OPM’s chief of staff…

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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 Office of Personnel Management first.

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