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Report: OPM Issues Pay Freeze Extension for Top Govt Officials

The Office of Personnel Management will extend a pay freeze for top government officials that include high-level political appointees through the Jan. 19 government shutdown deadline, Government Executive reported Thursday. Congress passed a four-week continuing resolution Dec. 19 that also extends a deadline for executive schedule pay freeze. Acting OPM Director …

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White House Lifts Federal Hiring Freeze Following Release of OMB Govt Restructuring Guidance

The White House has lifted the federal hiring freeze after the Office of Management and Budget issued new guidance that recommends measures for agencies on how to reduce the federal workforce’s size, restructure missions and evaluate employee performance, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes OMB Director Mick Mulvaney released …

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OPM Gives Agencies Technical Staff Hiring Authority for IT Modernization Programs

The Office of Personnel Management has issued a memorandum to authorize agencies to use “excepted service appointments” as stated in the 5 Code of Federal Regulations 213.3102 to meet technical personnel requirements in support of information technology modernization efforts. Kathleen McGettigan, acting OPM director, wrote in a memo released Friday agencies can use the authority …

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Garry Reid: DoD Seeks to Reform Background Investigation Process

The Defense Department plans to reform its personnel vetting system once it assumes control of background investigations for DoD employees and contractors from the Office of Personnel Management, DoD News reported Thursday. Garry Reid, DoD director for defense intelligence and security, said the current system faces a huge backlog that has …

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