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May 2017

  • OPM Research SummitMay 23, 2017

    The 2nd Annual OPM Research Summit is now open for registration. This is an opportunity to connect with other researchers, Federal practitioners, and industry partners to share research, exchange ideas, and to participate in critical conversations that explore ways to design and manage a high performing workforce. Space is limited. Register now for the Research Summit.

  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage MonthMay 4, 2017

    Each May, the Federal Government recognizes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month – an opportunity to honor those Americans who can trace their ancestry to a multitude of countries in Asia, Hawaii and the Pacific Island territories, and for us to celebrate those who contribute in so many ways to the success of our Nation.

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March 2017

  • National Women's History MonthMar 2, 2017

    Each March, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management honors Women’s History Month by recognizing the invaluable contributions of women who have inspired and shaped our Nation through civil service.

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March 2017

  • March 15, 2017 Operating StatusMar 14, 2017

    Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN.

  • March 14, 2017 Operating StatusMar 14, 2017

    Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN under 3 hours DELAYED ARRIVAL and employees have the OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than 3 hours later than they would be expected to arrive.

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January 2017

  • Federal Civilian Hiring Freeze GuidanceJan 31, 2017

    OMB and OPM released Federal Civilian Hiring Freeze Guidance. This guidance also provides information on exemptions, as well as instructions on how departments and agencies can request exemptions from OPM for critical situations where additional exemptions may be warranted.

  • Presidential Management Fellows Program Announces Class of 2017 FinalistsJan 11, 2017

    Today, the PMF Program announced the finalists from the class of 2017. Applicants have been notified of how to check their status, and a complete list of finalists is available at Selection of finalists is based on eligibility and completed application, assessment scores, and workforce planning estimates provided by Federal agencies. Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Finalists!

  • OPM Launches New Cyber Careers WebsiteJan 10, 2017

    Today, OPM launched the website. The website is a critical piece of the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy that was published in July 2016.


    OPM, along with Federal agencies across government, released its exit memo today, highlighting the accomplishments the agency delivered during the Obama Administration.

  • Federal Holidays and HR Flexibilities for Employees in the Washington, DC, Area during the Week of InaugurationJan 3, 2017

    In January 2017, most Federal employees in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area will have two holidays during the week of Inauguration: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Monday, January 16), and Inauguration Day (Friday, January 20).

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