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Q&A: Phased Retirement

The Office of Personnel Management's final rule on phased retirement is out, and so is additional guidance for agencies. But questions still abound. Federal News Radio answers your most pressing questions on phased retirement, from eligibility to pay, and what took OPM so long.

Tags: phased retirement , pay and benefits , Shefali Kapadia , retirement

Friday - 08/08/2014, 02:33pm EDT

OPM plans to terminate contracts with USIS

An Office of Personnel Management official said Tuesday that agency officials decided not to renew USIS' background investigations and support contracts.

Tags: USIS , security clearance , contracting

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 07:05am EDT

OPM final rule bestows flags for fallen feds

Two years after passage of the Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011, the Office of Personnel Management issued a final rule to grant flags to the families of fallen feds.

Tags: workforce , Katherine Archuleta , Shefali Kapadia

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 10:20am EDT

Mark Reinhold, Associate Director for Employee Services, Office of Personnel Management

The White House is restarting its Senior Executive Service reform effort. The Office of Personnel Management will launch several new initiatives in the coming months, including a new SES onboarding framework. Mark Reinhold is OPM's associate director for employee services. He tells Executive Editor Jason Miller about the revitalized efforts to improve the SES program. Read Jason's related article.

Tags: Mark Reinhold , Jason Miller

Friday - 09/05/2014, 08:14am EDT
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OPM urges DC federal agencies to allow telework during US-Africa Leaders Summit

The Office of Personnel Management is recommending teleworking for agencies Aug. 4-6, to avoid road restrictions and delays caused by the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Due to the size of the event, OPM expects heavy traffic congestion in the city during the three days and suggests employees and agencies leaders prepare.

Tags: telework , US-Africa Leaders Summit , workforce , Chief Human Capital Officers Council , Stephanie Wasko

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 03:55pm EDT

Hakeem Basheerud-Deen, Director of Veterans Services, Office of Personel Management

A new guide from the Office of Personnel Management lays out the next chapter in the government's efforts to employ veterans. Back in 2009, President Barack Obama told agencies to be model employers of vets. Veterans made up about a quarter of new hires. Today, they are at about 31 percent. Hakeem Basheerud-Deen directs veterans services at OPM. He's also an Air Force vet. He tells Tom and Emily on the Federal Drive that some agencies are doing well at hiring vets.

Tags: Hakeem Basheerud-Deen , veterans , Veterans Affairs Department

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 07:06pm EDT
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Conquering the snow...federal style

The Office of Personnel Management closed federal offices Thursday because of snow, but that doesn't mean all federal operations ceased. Click through the gallery to see how feds and others conquered the snow. Email us your photos. What did you do on your day off Thursday? What does your agency's parking lot look like today? We'll continue to update this gallery with your pics!

Tags: snow , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 02/14/2014, 05:20am EST

OPM backlog, NARFE convention, PSPW, and more

Host Mike Causey will discuss the OPM retirement processing backlog with NARFE Legislative Director Jessica Klement and the Federal Times' Stephen Losey.
May 8, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , retirement , OPM backlog , Public Service Recognition Week , morale , Stephen Losey , Federal Times , Jessica Klement , NARFE , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 07:32pm EDT
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Survey: Limits on MSPB resources affect employee productivity

A closer look at the results of the Merit Systems Protection Board's 2012 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) reveals that the limits of the agency's resources are having a negative effect on it employee's ability to do their jobs.

Tags: Merit Systems Protection Board , Katie Howard

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 09:40am EST

Pathways Program and Telework

John Palguta, vice president of Policy at the Partnership for Public Service talks about efforts to bring in young workers to the federal government, and whether telework is a viable option for some federal employees.
July 13, 2012(Encore presentation August 3, 2012)

Tags: workforce , hiring , recruitment , Pathways Program , telework , John Palguta , Partnership for Pubic Service , retention , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 07/13/2012, 10:42pm EDT
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