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March 2018

  • Looking Back on Women's History MonthMar 29, 2018

    As we close out our celebration of Women’s History Month, we reflect on all of the great strides women have made over the years to overcome challenges and reduce the equity gap. This dates back to 1789 when the U.S. Constitution was ratified and terms such as “persons” and “people” allowed for the interpretation of those beings to include men and women.

  • March 22, 2018 Operating StatusMar 21, 2018

    Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN under 2 hours DELAYED ARRIVAL and employees have the OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than 2 hours later than they would be expected to arrive.

  • March 21, 2018 Operating StatusMar 21, 2018

    FEDERAL OFFICES in the Washington, DC area are CLOSED. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency's policies, including written telework agreements.

  • New Vision and Dental Plans Coming Soon to Military Families and RetireesMar 19, 2018

    OPM, in partnership with the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and the Department of Defense (DoD), announced the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) will be offered for the first time to TRICARE eligible retirees and their families during the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season.

  • OPM welcomes Dr. Jeff T.H. Pon as 11th director of the agencyMar 12, 2018

    Dr. Jeff T. H. Pon officially begins his appointment today as Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) following his Senate confirmation and swearing in last week.

  • Statement: Dr. Jeff T.H. Pon confirmed as Director of OPMMar 8, 2018

    From Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management Kathy McGettigan: I am pleased to announce the Senate confirmation of both Dr.

  • March 2, 2018 Operating StatusMar 2, 2018

    FEDERAL OFFICES in the Washington, DC area are CLOSED. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency's policies, including written telework agreements.

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February 2018

  • Spring Design SchoolFeb 28, 2018

    The Lab at OPM is hosting Spring Design School in Washington, DC, this March. SDS is a week-long work/learn/ engage event for government participants eager to experience new ways to understand and apply human-centered design methods in government. Learn more and sign up today.

  • USAJOBS Transitions to Login.gov for Account Sign OnFeb 27, 2018

    OPM announced today that the federal job posting website USAJOBS will begin using login.gov to make signing into USAJOBS easier, faster and more secure.

  • USAJOBS Adopts Login.Gov Platform to Make Federal Application Process Easier, More SecureFeb 27, 2018

    We are pleased to announce a new platform for user log in: login.gov. Login.gov, a General Services Administration (GSA) product, offers USAJOBS users the opportunity to benefit from GSA’s focus on authentication, security, privacy and usability

  • Celebrating African American History and CultureFeb 26, 2018

    In February, the nation joins together to celebrate African American History Month. It is a time to reflect on and celebrate the rich culture of African American history in the United States. This year’s theme is “African Americans in Times of War.” Many African American men and women across the nation, and from all walks of life, have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. This year also commemorates the centennial of the end of the First World War in 1918.

  • OPM's 2018-2022 Strategic PlanFeb 12, 2018

    Today, we released OPM’s Strategic Plan for 2018 – 2022. This blueprint for success is borne out of many long hours of brainstorming, input from within and outside of our agency, and many refined versions. Our Strategic Plan sets out agency-wide strategic goals and objectives. We feel that this is our best roadmap for the next five years.

  • February 9, 2018 Operating StatusFeb 9, 2018

    Employees are expected to return for work, absent other instructions from their employing agencies.

  • Shutdown FurloughFeb 9, 2018

    Due to a lapse in appropriations, Federal Government Operations vary by agency. Employees should refer to their home agency for guidance on reporting for duty.

  • February 7, 2018 Operating StatusFeb 7, 2018

    Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN under 2 hours DELAYED ARRIVAL and employees have the OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than 2 hours later than they would be expected to arrive.

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January 2018

  • January 23, 2018 Operating StatusJan 22, 2018

    Employees are expected to return for work on their next regularly scheduled work day (Tuesday, January 23rd for most employees), absent other instructions from their employing agencies.

  • Shutdown Furlough GuidanceJan 20, 2018

    This guidance provides information on shutdown furloughs and applies to activities that are funded by annual appropriations. Some agency functions have alternative funding sources and, as a result, are not directly affected by a lapse in annual appropriations.

  • Shutdown FurloughJan 20, 2018

    Due to a lapse in appropriations, Federal Government Operations vary by agency. Employees should refer to their home agency for guidance on reporting for duty.

  • Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - A Day of ServiceJan 12, 2018

    On Monday, January 15 we will recognize and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for his prominent activism and leadership in the Civil Rights Movement.

  • January 4, 2018 Operating StatusJan 4, 2018

    Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN under 2 hours DELAYED ARRIVAL and employees have the OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than 2 hours later than they would be expected to arrive.

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