General Information

Dismissal and Closure Procedures
for the 2012-2013 Winter Weather Season

OPM has issued its updated Dismissal and Closure Procedures for the 2012-2013 winter weather season. In an effort to educate the federal workforce of the pertinent changes in policy, OPM will host a webcast on Thursday, November 29th, 2012, at 11 a.m. The webcast will feature Dean Hunter and Jerry Mikowicz from OPM and CHCO Council members Paige Hinkle-Bowles (DOD), Quay Crowner (Education), and Gene Hubbard (NSF). The broadcast will be available across the government using the webcast information provided below.

Click here for the memo from OPM Director Berry.

Click here for the News Release.

The link to view the captioning for the webcast is:

If you have any problems connecting to the webcast, please contact your IT Help Desk.

CHCO Council Staff

Chief Human Capital Officers Council
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
1900 E Street, NW, Room 7500
Washington, DC 20415

(202) 606-1722 (main)

NOTE: OPM updates language announcing office closings
OPM will be changing the language they use when they refer to the operating status of the government. New terminology will be: "Federal offices are closed. Federal employees required to work should follow their agency's policies."    Read more.

Wash, DC Operating Status Information is available at the OPM Website.