The data call requests agencies submit evaluations for positions that receive a rate of pay that differs from the standard General Schedule.
Along with Danny Toler, Dave DeVries, OPM’s CIO, is leaving government service and Grant Schneider takes on additional duties at the NSC.
The Office of Personnel Management saw an uptick in its retirement claims backlog in July after it brought the inventory down to its lowest point in the year just a month before.
Federal unions were delighted last week when George Nesterczuk withdrew his nomination to be director of the Office of Personnel Management.
George Nesterczuk, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the director of the Office of Personnel Management, has been waiting to be confirmed since May.
The Office of Personnel Management released a new continuous development framework for senior executives to help them plan and track a path of professional learning and development.
The agency could downgrade, transfer, reassign or involuntarily separate up to 405 employees as part of the workforce shuffle.
In a new white paper from the National Academy of Public Administration, federal experts say a breakdown of the federal human capital system ultimately led to some of agencies’ biggest challenges in recent years, from the cyber breaches at the Office of Personnel Management to the 49,000 vacancies at the Veterans Affairs Department.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will consider a series of bills this week that could impact the federal workforce. Among them is legislation that would give participants more options to withdraw investments from the Thrift Savings Plan.
The Office of Personnel Management continued to make progress in whittling down its backlog of unprocessed retirement claims during the month of June. The backlog stood at 14,530, the lowest it’s been since last June.
The House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee stayed quiet on federal pay in its 2018 bill. Without action from Congress, federal civilian employees would receive a 1.9 percent raise next fiscal year. The appropriations bill also includes significant spending cuts to key priorities at the General Services Administration and Office of Personnel Management.
Sean Osborne, vice president of product management for Acendre, offers four ways agencies can boost efficiencies, eliminate duplicative and non-essential functions and improve information-sharing.
The Office of Personnel Management is receiving more applications for the phased retirement program this year than it had during the first full year of its existence, but the numbers are still relatively low, given the large number of federal employees who are or will be eligible by the end of fiscal 2017.
Reps. Don Beyer and Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) haven’t forgotten about rising premium rates to the Federal Long Term Care Program, and they certainly haven’t forgotten about the Office of Personnel Management’s response when asked what the agency planned to do about rising costs.