The Office of Personnel Management in November processed about half the number of retirement claims it had projected to complete for the month.
The Office of Personnel Management has released an updated Washington, D.C., Area Dismissal and Closure Guide in advance of the snow season.
If congressional budget conferees are unable to produce a budget framework in time for the December recess, Republican lawmakers likely will pass another short-term continuing resolution before leaving Washington at the end of next week.
Reports that congressional budget conferees are closing in on a deal that would cut federal employee compensation as a way to replace sequestration funding reductions has drawn a harsh response from some labor leaders and lawmakers.
The Office of Management and Budget published a memorandum to the heads of executive departments and agencies announcing it had determined a ‘‘benchmark compensation amount’’ of $952,308 as the cap for certain executives and employees under federal defense and civilian contracts during fiscal 2012.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this week provided details on a previously announced move to cut major headquarters operating budgets by 20 percent over the next five years.
Two GOP lawmakers are proposing a bill that would lean heavily on federal retirement benefits to cancel sequestration in fiscal 2014 and fiscal 2015 for the “revised security category” that primarily includes the Defense Department.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said that vets, families and survivors who receive VA disability compensation and pension benefits will get a 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment beginning Jan. 1.
Employees who have not yet reviewed their FEHB coverage for the new year may want to look through the following quick summary of some of the things they should consider in making their decisions, based on recommendations from the Office of Personnel Management.
Many Hispanics feel they lack the networking connections needed to obtain work in the federal government -- something African Americans have leveraged over the years.
The Office of Personnel Management is reminding employees and supervisors to use excess annual leave by the end of the leave year.
Tricare has added a new function to its website that it says will give beneficiaries better access to the site's customer service features.
A grassroots postal activist group is calling for the end of after-dark mail deliveries in the wake of the killing of a Washington, D.C.-area city carrier assistant while on his mail delivery route.
A group of Democratic lawmakers last month introduced legislation that require the creation of a new Thrift Savings Plan fund option consisting of socially responsible investments.