The Office of Personnel Management announced that Federal Employees Health Benefits Program premiums will increase by 1.3 percent in 2019, the lowest increase since 1996.
Addressing reporters at the Office of Personally Management headquarters on Oct. 11, the new agency leader announced two new direct hiring authorities to help boost federal employment as well as other civil service reform plans.
Two bipartisan pieces of legislation aim to reduce the impact of the Social Security “windfall elimination provision,” which reduces benefits for those who also draw benefits from a retirement program that does not include Social Security, such as CSRS.
The time taken to process a retirement claim for September increased significantly for the Office of Personnel Management.
The White House announced a new leader of the Office of Personnel Management after Jeff Pon abruptly announced his resignation.
Congress has agreed on a pay raise for federal employees for 2019, according to one Republican lawmaker.
The Veterans Affairs unified vet services website, Vets.gov, is now focused on being a portal for veterans to access all services available to them, instead of being a corporate front door.
More than 1,000 scientists and researchers have joined efforts to express their opposition to a plan to relocate two U.S. Department of Agriculture offices outside of the nation's capital.
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