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June 2018

  • Spring Design School: A Breath of Fresh Air Jun 12, 2018

    The Lab at OPM is a practice that fosters innovation through human-centered design. Our goal is to teach human-centered design across the Federal Government and to help deliver innovative solutions that address complex public and cross-sector challenges.

  • Human Capital Reviews Jun 21, 2018

    The effective management of human capital (HC), an agency’s most valuable resource, is essential for hiring, managing, training, rewarding, and retaining a high-performing workforce.

  • OPM Office of Small and Disadvantage Business Utilization Scores an A+ for FY2017 Jun 5, 2018

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management Office of Small and Disadvantage Business Utilization (OSDBU) received an A+ rating on the FY2017 Small Business Procurement Scorecard.

  • Federal Government in the Washington, D.C. Area to Remain OPEN on June 12, 2018 Jun 11, 2018

    On Tuesday, June 12, a victory parade will be held at 11:00 a.m. in honor of the Washington Capitals winning the Stanley Cup. The Federal Government in Washington, D.C. will remain “OPEN.”  The White House is encouraging Federal agencies to grant employees in the Washington, D.C. area two hours of administrative leave between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to attend the parade. 

  • STATEMENT: Director Pon on Reshaping American Government Jun 21, 2018

    Today the Administration unveiled its plan to create a more efficient and effective Federal Government. We support this important plan to reform and reorganize the Executive Branch by focusing our efforts on mission accomplishment, service to the American people, and responsible stewardship of taxpayer dollars.

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May 2018

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April 2018

  • OPM Federal Work-Life Survey Results Available Apr 3, 2018

    OPM is pleased to present the results of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Federal Work-Life Survey. This report highlights key findings and recommen¬dations on the Federal workforce use of workplace flexibilities and participation in work-life programs.

  • OPM Recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month Apr 12, 2018

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) would like to take this opportunity to inform the Federal community about the available resources for employees whose lives are affected by sexual assault.

  • Statement: OPM celebrates the life of former First Lady Barbara Bush Apr 17, 2018

    From Director of the Office of Personnel Management Jeff T.H. Pon. Today, OPM celebrates the life of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Her strong and giving spirit will not be forgotten across the Nation and will forever be woven into America’s history.

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March 2018

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

    From Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management Kathy McGettigan:

  • OPM welcomes Dr. Jeff T.H. Pon as 11th director of the agency Mar 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.

  • New Vision and Dental Plans Coming Soon to Military Families and Retirees Mar 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.

  • March 2, 2018 Operating Status Mar 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.

  • March 21, 2018 Operating Status Mar 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.

  • March 22, 2018 Operating Status Mar 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.

  • Looking Back on Women's History Month Mar 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.

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February 2018

  • USAJOBS Transitions to Login.gov for Account Sign On Feb 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.

  • February 7, 2018 Operating Status Feb 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.

  • Shutdown Furlough Feb 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 9, 2018 Operating Status Feb 9, 2018

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

  • OPM's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan Feb 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.

  • Celebrating African American History and Culture Feb 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.

  • USAJOBS Adopts Login.Gov Platform to Make Federal Application Process Easier, More Secure Feb 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

  • Spring Design School Feb 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.

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January 2018

  • January 4, 2018 Operating Status Jan 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.

  • Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - A Day of Service Jan 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.

  • Shutdown Furlough Guidance Jan 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 Furlough Jan 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.

  • January 23, 2018 Operating Status Jan 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.

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