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OPM pushes telework during emergency events

A new policy is promoting the use of unscheduled telework for employees with existing agreements when the Washington area faces weather or other emergency events. OPM also has redefined what it means when the government is closed due to natural or man-made incidents. The agency said the changes will help save employees' vacation time and ensure the government is meeting its mission.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , Jerry Mikowicz , OPM , telework , operating status ,

Thursday - 12/16/2010, 06:59am EST
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OPM proposes to change definition of national security jobs

The agency issued a proposed rule expanding and clarifying what a positions could impact the country through access to information or weapons.

Tags: pay and benefits , OPM , national security positions ,

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 03:24pm EST

Federal Salary Council proposes locality increase for 2012

The report comes as Congress and the administration are considering a two-year pay freeze. The White House held 2011 locality pay at the 2010 levels. The council also wants to add six new cities to the locality pay list.

Tags: pay and benefits , OPM , OMB , Labor Department , Federal Salary Council , locality pay , pay freeze ,

Friday - 12/10/2010, 06:25pm EST

Lawmakers try to water-down the pay freeze

Former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis said federal employees are on the chopping block because they are easy prey. Davis, now a director with Deloitte and Touche, said a letter from the Washington-D.C. area delegation could impact the potential two-year pay freeze the White House is proposing. The eight House members say feds are being targeted unfairly to help reduce the deficit.

Tags: pay and benefits , David Obey , Jack Lew , Steny Hoyer , Frank Wolf , House Appropriations Committee , OMB , Tom Davis , Deloitte and Touche , pay freeze , federal benefits ,

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 07:13am EST
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OPM updates sick leave policy

Federal employees now can use up to 26 weeks of sick leave for unpaid Family and Medical Leave Act under certain conditions.

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Friday - 12/03/2010, 02:55pm EST

Congress has diverse paths to make the pay freeze law

One expert sees the most likely avenue to pass the White House's proposal is by adding language to a continuing resolution. Qorvis's Stan Collender said now is the time for employees, contractors and unions to make their concerns about the pay freeze heard.

Tags: pay and benefits , White House , Stan Collender , Qorvis Communications , pay debate , pay freeze ,

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 07:10am EST
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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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