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Unions to management: stop talking, start doing telework

AFGE, NTEU lead discussion to broaden discussion about telecommuting to more than just during emergencies. The White House is working on a new governmentwide telework policy. AFGE wants to add telework options into new bargaining agreements.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , Seth Harris , Jeff Zients , OPM , OMB , Labor , John Gage , Colleen Kelley , Patricia Niehaus , AFGE , NTEU , FMA , telework , National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relat ,

Thursday - 11/04/2010, 07:40am EDT
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Average time to hire a new fed cut by 70 days

OPM said its goal is to get the average hire in their agency in 80 days. One way the agency will continue to bring down the average time is through a new set of applicant assessment tools. The first will launch in January for accountants and financial analysts.

Tags: pay and benefits , Nancy Kichak , OPM , ELC 2010 , hiring process , internship programs , dismissal process , USAJobs.gov , applicant assessments ,

Wednesday - 10/27/2010, 07:20am EDT
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FEHB premiums to increase by 7.2 percent in 2011

OPM said the rise in costs is lower than the industry standard. Employees who choose family coverage will see an increase of $22.90 a month. Open season starts Nov. 8.

Tags: pay and benefits , OPM , FEHB , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , health insurance , Open Season ,

Friday - 10/01/2010, 06:19pm EDT

OPM wants to settle the fed salary debate

Director John Berry has asked federal and private sector experts to come up with a formula to compare public and private sector salaries. He says the government has a perception problem that needs to be fixed. Two senators introduce provisions to freeze federal pay and the number of employees.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , Christine Griffin , Tom Coburn , John Thune , OPM , BLS , Senior Executive Association , NAPA , Administrative Conference of the U.S. , diversity , hiring reforms , pay raise , Executive Update 2010

Thursday - 06/17/2010, 07:05am EDT
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House lawmakers uneasy about hiring reforms

Senate passes a bill that calls for many of the same changes the administration is asking for. House committee wants more answers about how the reforms would affect the hiring of veterans. OPM promises more answers in 90 days.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , Stephen Lynch , Jason Chaffetz , Eleanor Holmes-Norton , Daniel Akaka , George Voinovich , OPM , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , VA , NTEU , hiring reforms , veterans preference , USAJobs.gov , Federal Career Internship Program ,

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 06:54am EDT
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Virtualization key for future of Bureau of the Public Debt

IT managers from large agencies and small agencies alike are looking at virtualization to help them save money and streamline processes. On this week’s Ask the CIO program, Kim McCoy, chief information officer at the Bureau of the Public Debt, discussed her agency’s plans in this arena. McCoy told Federal News Radio her agency, along [...]

Tags: Ask the CIO , Bureau of the Public Debt , cloud computing , data center consolidation , Kim McCoy , Treasury , Virtualization , Ask the CIO , Bureau of the Public Debt , cloud computing , data center consolidation , Kim McCoy , Treasury , Virtualization , Ask the CIO , Bureau of the Public Debt , cloud computing , data center consolidation , Kim McCoy , Treasury , Virtualization

Sunday - 12/19/2010, 07:02pm EST

More changes at SSA: CIO resigns; OPM's Zielinski returns

Frank Baitman will resign as CIO from the agency in August. His decision comes a few weeks after agency commissioner reorganized the agency's IT functions. OPM's Bill Zielinski also is returning to SSA to be the San Francisco regional commissioner.

Tags: technology , pay and benefits , Michael Astrue , Bill Zielinski , Kelly Croft , OPM , SSA ,

Monday - 07/18/2011, 07:14am EDT

DCMA zeroes in on new computing approach

Jacob Haynes, the Defense Contract Management Agency's CIO, said a zero client set up will rely totally on the cloud for all computing needs.
July 14, 2011

Tags: technology , contracting , jacob haynes , DCMA , e-business tools , zero client , cloud computing , BRAC , information sharing , Ask the CIO ,

Friday - 07/15/2011, 01:03am EDT

OMB in search of more money saving ideas

The White House today launched the 2011 version of the SAVE award. Employees can submit ideas starting through July 29. Over the past two years, feds offered more than 56,000 potential money-saving ideas.

Tags: management , Jeff Zients , OMB , SAVE award , Bureau of Prisons , VA , budget cuts ,

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 06:47pm EDT
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Treasury to process all invoices electronically

All agency bureaus will implement the Internet Payment Platform by 2012. Additionally, all Treasury vendors must submit invoices through the portal starting in 2013. The electronic invoice payment program is one of 12 initiatives to improve federal financial management.

Tags: financial management , technology , Mark Reger , Mark Easton , Treasury , DoD , OMB , electronic invoice processing , financial management reform , Campaign to Cut Waste , AGA ,

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 06:27pm EDT
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