OPM-GSA merger

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

OPM will reassume full control over CHCO Council, with efforts to elevate human capital group underway

The staff, budget and administrative resources that supported the Chief Human Capital Officers Council moved from the Office of Personnel Management to…

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

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What may survive from Trump’s workforce agenda, with many of the signature policies gone

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(AP/Jacquelyn Martin)The Office of Personnel Management headquarters in Washington, D.C. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Budget shortfalls obstruct needed improvements across OPM, IG says

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

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An American flag flies above the White House, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Washington, a day after it flew at half-staff in remembrance of Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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

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Trump taps HUD appointee to be new OPM director

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper speaks during a briefing on counternarcotics operations at U.S. Southern Command, Friday, July 10, 2020, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Defense Sec. bans photographs being used when considering promotions

In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper bans photographs from being used in the process to promote officers and enlisted service members.

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A MTA employee, wears a mask to protect against coronavirus,  waits in the conductors area of a subway car as NYPD and MTA officers wake up sleeping passengers and direct them to the exits at the 207th Street A-train station, Thursday, April 30, 2020, in the Manhattan borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

EPA wants to help cities keep their transit systems clean

In today’s Federal Newscast, the EPA has teamed up with the New York and Los Angeles mass transit systems to learn more about how to disinfect them.

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House appropriators stay silent on federal pay for 2021

The latest budget proposal from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise in 2021. In their silence, House appropriators are essentially deferring to the president’s proposed 1% pay raise for federal employees next year.

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