To determine the Operating Status of the Federal Government in the Washington, DC area, please go to the Office of Personnel Management web site at http://www.opm.gov/operating_status_schedules/. Select the Washington, DC Area Operating Status option. If the status is "Closed," hearings will not be held on the scheduled date. Consider any other status as "Open." Hearings will proceed as scheduled.
Postponed hearings will be rescheduled as soon as possible and all parties will be notified accordingly.