FEDWeek

Breakup of OPM Proposed as Legislation

The administration has sent to Congress a formal legislative proposal to send many of OPM’s functions to GSA—other than the …More

OPM Reorg Gets Skeptical Reception in House

The administration’s proposal to reorganize OPM received a skeptical reception in a House hearing where members raised now-familiar reservations about …More

OPM Proposes Changes to Probation, Special Hiring Authorities

Federal employees would not gain full appeal rights until they have completed their probationary periods regardless of the length of …More

MSPB Questions Low Rate of New Supervisors Failing Probation

Only about seven in 1,000 newly appointed federal supervisors fail the probationary period for assessing their performance in that job, …More

Higher Buyout Amount Back on Table as Defense Bill Stirs

TSP Alerts Agencies to Pending Withdrawal Policy Change

Bills on Protections, Leave, TSP Advance

Showdowns Shaping Up on Bargaining, Reorganization Issues

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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

State of Retirement Savings Found to Be a Bit Better

More households approaching retirement are now saving for it but nearly half of them still lack those savings, according to …More

Not All Family Members Qualify for Coverage under FEHB
Running Up the (Credit) Score
Report Calls for Ending Disincentives to Longer Careers
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Federal Manager's Daily Report

OMB Issues New Policy on Identity Management

OMB has issued a new policy on identity, credential and access management, which it says “has become even more critical …More

GAO Identifies New Efficiency Opportunities
Spoofing of Agencies Continues to Spread
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TSP Investment Report

Will the I Fund Ever Catch Up?

The I Fund has underperformed the C Fund over the past year, past three years, past five years, past ten …More

Your TSP is not an IRA

Armed Forces News

SOCOM Commanders Entreat Industry for Help

Special operators need all the technology they can get as quickly as possible, the four commanders of each service’s special …More

Safer, Lighter Batteries for Soldiers
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