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The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is proposing rules that would allow agencies to make term appointments in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) occupations; positions needed to stand-up, operate, and close-out time-limited organizations which have a specific statutory appropriation; and time-limited projects which have...
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing proposed regulations governing the appointment and employment of administrative law judges (ALJs). The proposed rule will implement Executive Order (E.O.) 13843 titled ``Excepting Administrative Law Judges from the Competitive Service.'' These proposed revisions update the rules for ALJ hiring...
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing proposed regulations governing the coverage of, and attorney fee awards under, the Back Pay Act. The proposed regulations would add a definition of ``employee's personal representative'' for purposes of the payment of attorney fees and, clarify the actions qualifying for back pay, add a...
Prevailing Rate Systems; Abolishment of the Special Wage Schedules for Ship Surveyors in Puerto Rico
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to abolish the special wage schedule pay plan practice previously established for nonsupervisory and supervisory ship surveyor positions in Puerto Rico. The Department of the Navy no longer has such positions in Puerto Rico. This change is based on a recent consensus...
Civil Service Retirement System and Federal Employees Retirement System; Correcting Miscalculations in Veterans' Pension Act
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing this proposed rule to implement the provisions of the ``Correcting Miscalculations in Veterans' Pensions Act.'' This Act provides authority for agencies and OPM to pay, at their discretion, interest on certain deposits (post-1956 military service deposits and service credit deposits for...
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed regulation to revise its reduction-in-force (RIF) regulations to set forth the principle that agencies should prioritize performance over length of service when determining which employees will be retained in a RIF following regulations that OPM will issue. In addition, OPM is...