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Oct 26, 2014

OPM Disability Retirement Process


The Confluence of Factors During the OPM Disability Retirement Process


"...There is so much information “out there” – from the “5-step process” in filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits, to the “10 dos and don’ts” to obtain an OPM Disability Retirement; to the requirement of filing for SSDI; to multiple other acronyms which require a Ph.D. in a second, foreign language: FERS or CSRS; OPM; SSDI; CSRS-Offset; SF 3107; SF 2801; SF 3112A; the Supervisor’s ..."


Reference: www.fedsmith.com
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Oct 23, 2014

Inspector general criticizes the Secret Service for "a serious lapse in judgment"


Inspector General letter reveals new concerns about Secret Service


'...In a letter obtained by the Cox Washington Bureau, the Homeland Security inspector general criticizes the Secret Service for "a serious lapse in judgment."...'


Reference: www.wokv.com
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Oct 21, 2014

DHS requires West Africa travelers to arrive at five airports


DHS requires West Africa travelers to arrive at five airports


'...Customs and Border Protection within the department began enhanced screening – checking the traveler's temperature and asking about possible exposure to Ebola – at New York's John F. Kennedy airport on Oct. 11. Enhanced screening for travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea was expanded Oct. 16 to Washington's Dulles, Chicago's O'Hare, New Jersey's Newark and Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airports....'


Reference: www.usatoday.com
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Oct 16, 2014

CDC says health care worker with Ebola should not have been allowed to fly


CDC says health care worker with Ebola should not have been allowed to fly


'...Health care workers who had been exposed to Duncan were undergoing self-monitoring. They were allowed to travel but not on a commercial plane with other people, Frieden said....'


Reference: wqad.com
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Oct 9, 2014

Presidential Management Fellows program


Presidential Management Fellows program


'...Beginning this Wednesday, October 1, through October 15, students or recent graduates of advanced degree programs can apply to be Presidential management fellows. The program is open to people who will have received an advanced degree between October 1, 2012 and August 31, 2015. ...'


Reference: www.opm.gov
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