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    2018 Best Places to Work report released

    The federal government generally looks like a less enjoyable place to work than it did a year ago, and a dearth of effective leadership gets most of the blame.

  • Trump threatens shutdown over border wall

    Democratic leaders and President Trump discussed the potential of a federal government shutdown on live T.V. Tuesday, where the president said repeatedly that if there is no funding for a border wall he will shut the government down.

  • Feds in six new areas to receive locality pay

    The Office of Personnel Management, in a final rule published last week, has added six new locality pay areas for 2019.

  • OPM puts dent in retirement claim backlog

    The Office of Personnel Management’s retirement claim backlog fell in the month of November, after several months of increases.

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    Transgender protections removed from OPM guidance

    Though the Office of Personnel Management still prohibits workplace discrimination based on gender identity, it has removed a guidance that was specific to protections for transgender federal employees.

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    OSC: White House officials violated political activity rules

    The Office of Special Counsel has found that six White House employees violated the regulations that prohibit political activity during work hours.

  • USPS to suspend mail delivery Dec. 5

    The president has declared Dec. 5 a national day of mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush, and as a result the Postal Service will be suspending mail delivery on that day.

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    OMB effort will teach non-IT workers cyber defense skills

    The federal government is taking steps to fill high-demand, skills-gap positions in tech by retraining employees already working within agencies without a cyber or IT background.

  • OPM data breach: Credit monitoring services extended

    Federal employees affected by the 2015 Office of Personnel Management data breach will be getting an extension to their free credit report data monitoring services.

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Edward A. Zurndorfer Certified Financial Planner
Mike Causey Columnist
Tom Fox VP for Leadership and Innovation, Partnership for Public Service
Mathew B. Tully Legal Analyst

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