Office of Personnel Management

CDO Council sees administration’s equity goals increase demand for data

Chief data officers are relatively new additions to most agencies, but the Biden administration sees them as an essential part of some of its top priorities.

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ATF misclassified jobs, improperly paid out law enforcement benefits, audit finds

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September retirement claims steady but not moving any faster

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This OES-16 East  GeoColor satellite image taken Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at 11:40 a.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Tropical Storm Henri in the Atlantic Ocean. Henri was expected to intensify into a hurricane by Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Impacts could be felt in New England states by Sunday, including on Cape Cod, which is teeming with tens of thousands of summer tourists. (NOAA via AP)

Agencies draw up new plans for preparing employees, federal facilities for climate change

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Combined Federal Campaign

With donations rebounding during pandemic, CFC ready to build on last year’s successes

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The Capitol is seen at dawn as a consequential week begins in Washington for President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress who are trying to advance his $3.5 trillion

Bereavement leave for feds, a new ‘digital corps,’ and more highlights from House NDAA

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CDOs making progress, feeling confident in role, survey finds

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Save money with the new OPM rule on transparency

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has been pushing for more transparency in Federal Employee Health Benefit Plans for years. This transparency is…

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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021 file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa. Businesses that have announced vaccine mandates say some workers who had been on the fence have since gotten inoculated against COVID-19. But many holdouts remain — a likely sign of what is to come once a federal mandate goes into effect. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Vaccine guidance for contractors leaves many open questions

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council has issued regulatory guidance on implementation of the vaccine mandate for federal…

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For federal employee health insurance, it’s never if, but how much?

Next year’s premium rate increases under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) are on the modest side, at least compared to recent years. But the pandemic continues to make the business of predicting future trends difficult, to say the least.

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