New Emails Show GSA Involvement in the Trump Administration’s Plan to Abolish OPM

April 01, 2020

Today, Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry E. Connolly, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin, Committee Member Eleanor Holmes Norton, and Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton sent a letter to the General Services Administration (GSA) demanding the GSA cease internal plans and operations to aid the Trump Administration’s plan to abolish the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and move its functions to GSA.

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Categories: OPM

AFGE Successfully Blocks Merger of OPM, GSA

December 16, 2019

After a series of protests, phone calls, and Capitol Hill visits, our union is happy to announce that we have successfully blocked the Trump administration from dismantling the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and politicizing the agency’s human resources policy functions.

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Categories: OPM, The Insider

The Bad and the Ugly: 5 Proposals From OPM

December 09, 2019

From hiring freezes to government shutdowns, there is no shortage of bad policies coming from the Trump White House. Now the administration is rolling out some major anti-worker changes to personnel policies as part of its public service deconstruction plan.

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Categories: OPM, The Insider

AFGE Scores Victory in Data Breach Lawsuit

July 08, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit largely sided with our union when it ruled that federal employees have standing to sue the government over its failure to protect employees’ personal data which led to one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history.

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Categories: OPM, The Insider

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