OPM Inspector General Receives Larger Budget to Oversee Revolving Fund; Patrick McFarland Comments

A bipartisan bill signed into law this week will give the Office of Personnel Management inspector general a larger budget to oversee the agency’s $2 billion revolving fund, Federal ...
ROI calculator

Telework Group, OPM Release ROI Toolkit for Agencies; Rebecca Ayers Comments

The Mobile Work Exchange and Office of Personnel Management have published a white paper to guide federal agencies in measuring the economic viability of letting their employees telework, ...
Kathryn Medina

OPM Exec Kathryn Medina to Enter Private Sector

Kathryn Medina will step down from her post at the Office of Personnel Management on Jan. 3 to pursue a career in the private sector, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Michael O’Connell ...
US office of personnel management

OPM Asks Federal Agencies to Take Stock of Cyber Skills Needs

The Office of Personnel Management plans to compile an inter-agency database of cybersecurity experts to help identify the government’s future skillset needs, NextGov reported Wednesday. Brittany ...
Office of Personnel Management logo

OPM to Offer 300 Early Exit Options to Employees

The Office of Personnel Management will offer buyouts and early retirement packages to 299 employees as part of the agency’s cost-cutting efforts, Federal Times reports. Stephen ...
Office of Personnel Management logo

OPM Unveils New Regulations for Phased Retirements

The Office of Personnel Management has started implementing guidelines for a phased retirement option, where eligible federal employees work 20 hours per week and receive pension benefits, ...

OPM, OMB Announce New HR Mgmt Effort

The Office of Personnel Management, the Office of Management and Budget and the Chief Human Capital Officers Council have launched a new initiative aimed to help agencies change planning, ...

Report: Pentagon Cuts Clearance Reinvestigation Time, Cites Sequestration

The Defense Security Service has reduced the amount of time it takes to request updated background checks on people holding security clearances from 90 days, Federal Times reports. Jim ...

OPM: Some Unused Worker Furloughs Could Turn Into Vacation Time

The Office of Personnel Management has issued guidance that would alloow some federal workers to convert extra furlough days into additional paid vacations if an agency cancels required ...

Elaine Kaplan to Head OPM on Acting Basis

Elaine Kaplan Elaine Kaplan, general counsel at the Office of Personnel Management, will assume leadership of the agency on an acting basis Monday as John Berry steps down from the ...

The Latest News and Information on Issues and Topics facing

  • Federal Agencies
  • Government Departments
  • Senior Leaders in Governement