personnel vetting

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…

Read more
(Amelia Brust/Federal News Network)

OPM details core values behind coming security clearance reforms with new policy doctrine

Read more
VOAFILE - The U.S. Agency for Global Media logo at Voice of America, in Washington, D.C., November 22, 2019. (VOA)

In rare move, OPM strips broadcasting agency of background investigation and vetting authorities

Read more

Updated: OPM eases up fingerprint collection, credentialing standards amid coronavirus concerns

Read more

Sign up for breaking news alerts