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2018 POPA Election Results

Patent Office Professional Association Election Results – October 11, 2018

A new mail ballot election for officers of the Patent Office Professional Association was conducted on October 11, 2018, under the supervision of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Labor-Management Standards. 

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Telework: Should I change from PTP20 with fob to PTP32?

Since changes to the telework law now require you to be telework ready, if you are on PTP20 with ERA fob, you may want to switch to PTP32.  PTP32 provides these additional telework flexibilities of: 12 more hours, better equipment (if you want it) and the opportunity to telework partial days.  And now that you have to be telework ready anyway, why not take advantage?  All you have to do is go here and request the change.  You might as well get the most out of PTP!

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