Tag Archives: executive order

GovExec: OPM to Guide Agencies on SES Bonus Spending Cap Increase

The Office of Personnel Management will issue additional guidance strategies on rewards for Senior Executive Service and senior-level career position holders to help agencies manage the spending cap increase on bonuses in October, GovExec reported Thursday. Kellie Lunney writes the aggregate spending cap on agency performance awards will increase from 4.8 percent …

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Beth Cobert: OPM Eyes Modified Qualification Review Board Process Through New Guidance

The Office of Personnel Management has released new guidance on submission procedures and materials that government agencies can implement when they consider applications for the Qualification Review Board. Beth Cobert, acting OPM director, said in a statement posted Friday that the guidance seeks to comply with an executive order titled “Strengthening the Senior Executive …

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Treasury Dept Issues Rule to Enforce Foreign Cyber Intruder Sanctions

The Treasury Department has published an abbreviated form of its policy to punish foreign organizations or individuals that hack U.S.’ cyber-dependent critical infrastructure, Federal Times reported Monday. Aaron Boyd writes the regulation came after President Barack Obama ordered the department to protect U.S. assets and citizens against large-scale intrusions by international threat actors …

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President Obama Orders Reform of Senior Executive Service

President Barack Obama has signed an executive order to implement new initiatives for federal agencies to attract and develop future Senior Executive Service members who can help transform government. Obama instructed agency deputy secretaries to regularly monitor SES vacancies and recruitment efforts and ordered agencies to develop a talent and succession management …

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President Obama Issues Sick-Leave Order for Federal Contractors

President Barack Obama has ordered companies that contract with the federal government to offer their employees as many as seven paid sick days a year, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Colleen McCain Nelson writes the executive order, which the president signed on Labor Day, gives approximately 300,000 contractor employees …

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