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After a $232,500,000 settlement agreement was executed in 2000 that also mandated that the United States Office of Personnel Management issue new regulations governing the Cost of Living Adjustment (“COLA”) program, plaintiff federal employees filed suit alleging that the government breached the settlement agreement and both the express and implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
Acting Director at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Beth Cobert, recently spoke at OPM’s diversity and inclusion summit urging federal officials to confront unconscious bias in the hiring and promotions process.
Late last week, the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued guidance regarding the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for 2017.
New legislation approved by Congress will require the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to “actively recruit” members of the armed service who are separating from the military to become CBP officers.
A new report shows that while age factors into federal employees’ retirement plans, soon-to-be retirees are also taking into account how satisfied they are with their jobs.
The Office of Personnel and Management (OPM) has unveiled a new set of guidelines by which members of the Senior Executive Service (SES) can track their personal career development.
Last week, Reps. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Mark Meadows (R-NC) introduced legislation to allow federal employees to use their transit benefits toward ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, one of President Obama’s longest serving Cabinet members, will leave his post after seven years on the job at the end of December.
Federal Benefits Open Season begins next Monday, November 14, 2016 and will run through December 12, 2016.
After the Merit Systems Protection Board found that a retired federal employee failed to prove that the recovery of overpaid benefits from the Federal Employee Retirement System (“FERS”) would be against equity and good conscience, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the MSPB’s decision, finding that the Administrative Judge’s analysis (which the full Board accepted) was not supported by substantial evidence, was erroneous, and that recovery of the overpayment was unconscionable given the “inexplicable” three-year delay by OPM to finalize the retiree’s benefits, and the additional four-year delay between the retiree’s request for reconsideration and OPM’s decision.
This week the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released the government-wide employee engagement index scores and the global satisfaction index scores from the 2015 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS).
The U.S. Forest Service is spending over half its budget fighting wildfires, according to a report released last week.
With the Forest Service’s firefighting budget projected to grow to two-thirds of the agency’s entire budget in a decade, other areas of the agency’s mission are suffering.
Two years after lawmakers passed the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 (BPAPRA) to establish a new overtime compensation system for Border Patrol agents, the Government Accountability Office found the program to be performing well overall in a report released yesterday.
As the outgoing Administration winds down, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) joined with sister agencies to summarize some of the efforts made by the federal workforce to fulfill the President’s mission.
Last week, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and 50 other House members issued a letter to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regarding “fair chance hiring” in government and to continue to ease hiring for formerly-incarcerated individuals.
Last week the Senior Executives Association (SEA) announced that its longtime President, Carol Bonosaro, will retire on November 4.
Despite a negative passover decision from OPM, the Merit Systems Protection Board found that the Agency’s subsequent withdrawal of a job offer from a veteran with a 10-point preference was not improper.