Tag Archives: federal employees

OPM Drafts New Leave Policies for Federal Employees

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has drafted new rules that will reduce the use of paid administrative leave for employee under investigation for misconduct, a change to the 2016 Administrative Act. The proposed regulation was posted to the Federal Register Thursday and is open for comments until August 14. Under the proposed change, …

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What Closed Really Means

The countdown to shutdown clock continues to tick ominously. Anxiety and uncertainty grow as the midnight deadline approaches with no sign of a budget agreement. Federal employees, contractors, local business owners and tourists wait for news on whether offices, properties and services will hang “closed for business“ signs on its …

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Telework Center Offers Federal Employees Free Access

Like the idea of working remotely? Not enough caffeine in the world to entice you to spend all day at your local café? Fear distractions at home will make for missed deadlines? Irving Burton Associates, a provider of telework services, has the perfect solution. IBA's Frederick Telework Center offers all …

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Poaching of federal contractors: Industry voices weigh in

Recently, the Department of Defense’s Brigadier General Michael Brogan weighed in on a heated topic: poaching of federal contractors. For other takes on the issue, here are some additional perspectives: Renny DiPentima, former CEO, SRA “Poaching” was a constant issue when I was CEO, including “poaching” by the government. While …

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