“For better or worse, the Office of Personnel Management appears headed for the shredder. But what a lurching, disjointed operation the OPM reorganization will have proven to be.”
“Under the Trump administration plan, OPM’s financial engine, the National Background Investigations Bureau, is headed to the Defense Department. Most of OPM’s funding will go with it. The divestiture wasn’t entirely the White House’s doing. Congress put the move into the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.”
“What’s left of OPM would go to General Services Administration. In its curious two-page case for reorganization, the administration asserts, “Transitioning OPM functions and workforce to GSA gives OPM a more structurally sound foundation to support OPM’s critical strategic human capital management mission, including a…” Read the full article here.
Source: Ginsu knives descend on OPM – By Tom Temin, May 16, 2019. Federal News Network.