The Federal Eye: OPM

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 07/16/2013

What challenges lie ahead for next OPM director?

Issues of budgets, benefits and more pending as Katherine Archuleta gets confirmation hearing.

By Eric Yoder  |  06:02 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  doma, eye opener, federal employees, furloughs, OPM

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 06/07/2013

OPM offering 300 buyouts

The agency's 2014 budget plan calls for a $2.2-million reduction in salaries and expenses.

By Josh Hicks  |  08:59 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  opm buyouts

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 04/11/2013

IG report: Federal personnel officials steered contracts to favored company

Top officials at the Office of Personnel Management steered contracts to a favored company, a new report from the agency's inspector general says.

By Lisa Rein  |  02:21 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OPM

Posted at 09:16 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Editor's note

This post was inadvertantly published.

By Joe Davidson  |  09:16 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Berry leaves OPM

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/03/2013

More conferences fall victim to tight budgets

Two annual conferences on federal employee benefits have been canceled due to expected low attendance.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  benefits conference, federal employee benefits, federal employees, OPM, training

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 04/03/2013

OPM chief Berry expected to leave when term expires this month

John Berry has reportedly indicated that he will not return to head the Office of Personnel Management once his first term expires next week.

By Josh Hicks  |  10:40 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OPM News

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 06/22/2012

Government streamlines background checks of employees with security clearances

The government is conducting its security background checks at its fastest rate since 2005.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  10:22 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OPM

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Office of Personnel Management establishes new intern guidelines

Three new programs will clearly define interns and recent college graduates in developmental training.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  10:27 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OPM

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Obama seeks federal guidelines to prevent or punish acts of domestic violence

The president asks the Office of Personnel Management to develop guidance on preventing and responding to domestic violence.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  02:19 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OPM