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RELEASE: Federal Government’s First-Ever Chief Diversity Officers Executive Council Marks One Year

The U.S. Chief Diversity Officers Executive Council (CDOEC) marks one year since its inaugural interagency meeting to advance the national strategy for diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) across the federal government.

RELEASE: OPM Releases New Federal Workforce Competency Initiative to Support Agencies with Skills-Based Hiring

OPM released the Federal Workforce Competency Initiative (FCWI) General Competencies and Competency Models for a broad set of occupational series. The FWCI is a governmentwide effort led by OPM that updates a selection of general competencies from OPM’s MOSAIC (Multipurpose Occupational Systems Analysis Inventory—Closed-Ended) studies.  

RELEASE: Biden-Harris Administration Issues Proposed Rule to Reinforce and Clarify Protections for the Nonpartisan Career Civil Service

OPM today announced a proposed rule that would clarify and reinforce long-standing protections and merit system principles for career civil servants. 

RELEASE: OPM Authorizes Emergency Leave Transfer Program for Federal Employees Impacted by Hurricane Idalia

OPM has authorized the use of an emergency leave transfer program (ELTP) for federal employees adversely impacted by Hurricane Idalia.

RELEASE: OPM Issues Final Regulations to Prohibit Federal Agencies from Requesting Criminal History During Hiring

OPM announced today the final regulations to implement the Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2019 (Fair Chance Act), which prohibits federal agencies and federal contractors from requesting an applicant’s criminal history information before the agency makes a conditional offer of employment to the applicant. The final regulations also provide applicants with a complaint process and hold accountable federal employees who are in violation of the Fair Chance Act. 

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