What's New2017-03-14T20:00:00-04:00U.S. Office of Personnel Managementhttp://firstname.lastname@example.org://www.opm.gov/rss/whats-new/March 15, 2017 Operating Statushttp://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/status-archives/17/3/14/Open_742/2017-03-14T20:00:00-04:00Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN.March 14, 2017 Operating Statushttp://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/status-archives/17/3/14/Open---3-hours-Delayed-Arrival---With-Option-for-Unscheduled-Leave-or-Unscheduled-Telework_737/2017-03-14T03:45:00-04:00Federal 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.National Women's History Monthhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2017/3/2/National-Womens-History-Month/2017-03-02T00:00:00-05:00Each 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. Federal Civilian Hiring Freeze Guidancehttps://www.chcoc.gov/content/federal-civilian-hiring-freeze-guidance 2017-01-31T00:00:00-05:00OMB 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 Finalistshttps://www.pmf.gov/become-a-pmf/current-finalists.aspx2017-01-11T00:00:00-05:00Today, 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 PMF.gov. 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 Websitehttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2017/01/opm-launches-new-cyber-careers-website/2017-01-10T00:00:00-05:00Washington, DC – Today, the U.OPM RELEASES AGENCY EXIT MEMOhttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2017/01/opm-releases-agency-exit-memo/2017-01-05T00:00:00-05:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U.Federal Holidays and HR Flexibilities for Employees in the Washington, DC, Area during the Week of Inaugurationhttps://www.chcoc.gov/content/federal-holidays-and-human-resources-flexibilities-employees-located-washington-dc-area2017-01-03T00:00:00-05:00In 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).FEDVIP (dental and vision) Open Season Extensionhttps://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/open-season/2016-12-12T00:00:00-05:00OPM has announced that it has extended the opportunity to make FEDVIP dental and vision enrollments/changes/cancellations until midnight on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. This extension is only for the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program. Open Season for FEHB and FSAFEDS has not been extended and ends at midnight today, Monday, December 12, 2016.
Federal Employees Open Season Twitter Chat December 7 at 12-1 p.m. (EST)https://twitter.com/USOPM2016-12-07T00:00:00-05:00Join us @USOPM for a twitter chat with OPM benefits experts who will answer questions about available Open Season benefits on health, dental, vision, and flexible spending accounts. Open Season ends on Monday, December 12.OPM, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law form Federal Employee Education Alliancehttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/12/opm-university-of-maryland-francis-king-carey-school-of-law-form-federal-employee-education-alliance/2016-12-06T00:00:00-05:00Washington, DC – Today, the U.Open Season Offers Benefit Choiceshttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/11/15/Open-Season-Offers-Benefit-Choices/2016-11-15T00:00:00-05:00Federal Benefits Open Season is here! Each year, we encourage all eligible employees and retirees to review their health, dental, vision, and dependent care needs and to make changes to or enroll in one of the available benefit programs.OPM Releases 2015 Veterans Hiring Reporthttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/11/opm-releases-2015-veterans-hiring-report/2016-11-10T00:00:00-05:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U. Presidential Transition Guide https://www.opm.gov/about-us/our-people-organization/support-functions/executive-secretariat/tabs/presidential-transition/2016-11-03T00:00:00-04:00This Presidential Transition Guide covers employment information that departing and newly-appointed political employees need to know during a transition period.Federal Agencies Exceed Disability Hiring Goalhttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/10/federal-agencies-exceed-disability-hiring-goal/2016-10-27T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U.Federal Employees Unite to "Show Some Love" as 2016 CFC Builds Momentumhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/10/24/Federal-Employees-Unite-to-Show-Some-Love-as-2016-CFC-Builds-Momentum/2016-10-24T00:00:00-04:00Whether its animal welfare, art and music programs, support for veterans or the environment, cancer research or soup kitchens, the issues Federal employees care about are varied and diverse. But Federal employees share a common goal: they care about the world we live in, and want to make it a better place. President Obama Authorizes OPM to Create More Opportunities for Feds to Support Community Charitieshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/10/president-obama-authorizes-opm-to-create-more-opportunities-for-feds-to-support-community-charities-1/2016-10-13T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the President issued an Executive Order making two key changes to Executive Order (EO) 12353, which authorizes the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to lead the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) program.OPM Releases Complete 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Resultshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/10/opm-releases-complete-2016-federal-employee-viewpoint-survey-results/2016-10-06T00:00:00-04:00Washington, D.Factsheet: National Background Investigations Bureauhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/29/Factsheet-National-Background-Investigations-Bureau/2016-09-29T00:00:00-04:00Earlier this year, the Administration announced a series of policy decisions to streamline and enhance how the Federal government conducts background investigations. A central component in this effort is the establishment of the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB), a new semi-autonomous entity within the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Open Season for Federal Health Benefits, Dental and Vision Insurance and Flexible Spending Accountshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/09/open-season-for-federal-health-benefits-dental-and-vision/2016-09-28T00:00:00-04:00Washington, DC – The U.OPM Announces 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Resultshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/09/opm-announces-2016-federal-employee-viewpoint-survey-results/2016-09-20T00:00:00-04:00Washington, D.FEVS: A Powerful Employee Engagement Resource https://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/20/FEVS-A-Powerful-Employee-Engagement-Resource/2016-09-20T00:00:00-04:00Having an engaged workforce is critical to each agency’s ability to achieve its mission of providing excellent service to the American people. The Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) results provide a window into how engaged and satisfied the Federal workforce is.OPM Submits Legislative Proposal to Congress on Civilian Death Gratuity Benefitshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/09/opm-submits-legislative-proposal-to-congress-on-civilian-death-gratuity-benefits/2016-09-16T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U.Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month https://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/16/Celebrating-National-Hispanic-Heritage-Month/2016-09-16T00:00:00-04:00As we recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month, I want to take this opportunity to reinforce our commitment to help agencies across government inspire people from all communities, including Hispanics, to pursue a career in Federal service.Federal Employees More Engagedhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/15/Federal-Employees-More-Engaged/2016-09-15T00:00:00-04:00As we get ready to release the agency-by-agency Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results for 2016 on Tuesday, September 20, I’m excited to share a little preview of the data that shows for the second year Federal employees are more satisfied with their jobs and feel more engaged in their workplaces.