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Monday, April 14, 2014

Heartbleed Vulnerability
NFC’s security team is fully engaged in assessing impact (if any) of the newly discovered “Heartbleed” vulnerability on NFC’s integrated systems. We have completed an assessment of a number of NFC Web sites and Web systems, and have found none of them have this vulnerability.
We are now in the process of assessing all other components. If we find any vulnerability, we will take immediate action to mitigate them. NFC assures you that this has our full attention and highest priority. We will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

Monday, April 14, 2014

EPP Modifications
NFC has updated the Employee Personal Page (EPP) application to include new modifications to the preferences section and the Leave Calculator. A summary of the changes and additions is available in the Title I, 14-12, Employee Personal Page (EPP) Modifications bulletin issued on April 8, 2014.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Scheduled Maintenance – Insight Application
In preparation for Build 2 Go-Live, the Insight application will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance from 1:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 3, 2014, through April 8, 2014. We will update you on the availability of the system once data loads are complete and Build 2 is deployed.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Remedy Requester Console for NFC Benefits Assistance
Reminder: Customers were advised in December that as of March 23, 2014, authorized Agency POCs must utilize the Remedy Requester Console (RRC) when submitting written inquiries and/or documentation regarding Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB), International Organization (IO) and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Liaison. NFC has extended the date to June 21, 2014. Agencies are encouraged to request access to RRC as soon as possible.

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Friday, March 28, 2014

NFC Call Center
NFC’s Call Center is available from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central Daylight Time Monday through Friday except for Federal holidays. Call 1-855-NFC4GOV for assistance.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

NFC Guidance on Separated Employees
NFC has issued reminder guidance on how to how to process receipt account information for separated employees as a result of a retirement, resignation, termination, or death.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

Farmers' Market
NFC successfully reopened the Michoud Farmers' Market this week at the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The onsite Farmers' Market provides an important outlet for producers, provides an opportunity for local farmers and consumers to interact, and provides the community access to fresh, locally grown food.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

T&A Solutions
NFC currently offers two Web-based time and attendance tools that are interfaced with PPS: Kronos webTA and GDC Integration Paycheck8.

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Friday, March 14, 2014

webTA Scheduled Maintenance
NFC will be conducting scheduled maintenance of the webTA system on Monday, March 17th and Tuesday, March 18th.

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Friday, March 14, 2014

EmpowHR Release Notes Now Available
The EmpowHR Release Notes for calendar year 2014, Pay Period 06, are now available. The Release Notes provide an overall summary of the changes to be implemented by NFC in Pay Period 06.

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Using Internet Explorer 10 to Access Insight?
If you are trying to access Insight using Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) you must switch to IE9 in compatibility mode on your browser.

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Friday, March 7, 2014

Long-Term Care Insurance and Retirement Planning -- Informational Opportunities from OPM
The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) has invited industry experts to help explore issues such as retirement planning and caregiving, and to highlight the advantages of applying for the FLTCIP.

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Friday, March 7, 2014

CARS
Treasury’s efforts to modernize central accounting and reporting functions through the Central Accounting Reporting System (CARS) requires agencies to implement changes necessary to comply with Treasury’s new standard reporting formats. Learn what steps NFC is taking to transition to becoming a CARS reporter.

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Last Updated / Reviewed: 04-Apr-2014 4:16 PM