The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) has been at the top of the legislative hit list for groups representing federal and public retirees for decades.
GSA releases its fiscal 2020 per diem rates for federal employees traveling on official business, showcasing a slight increase in allowances.
It’s quiet, as August is a time when things are on hold until at least after Labor Day. But a lot awaits lawmakers when they return.
The windfall elimination provision reduces the Social Security benefit for someone with less than 30 years of covered service if they qualify for an SSA benefit after as little as five years of covered service.
Despite tough talk from Congress and the White House, the federal employee benefits package has so-far remained untouched.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill in the House would replace the Windfall Elimination Provision which currently cuts Social Security benefits for federal retirees who worked in a private sector job and also receive a government pension.
Should you stick with the TSP? Or would you be happier elsewhere? Financial expert and successful TSP investor Abraham Grungold shares his thoughts.
Benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins Your Turn today to answer questions about Social Security and retirement applicable to both federal and private sector workers.
Thousands of feds in some of FEHBP’s best and most expensive health plans may be spared from a pending 40% tax on their favorite plans.
The Marines will rethink their bonus structure and promotion system.
Tom Temin argues it’s not the idea that’s problematic — it’s the way Congress presents it.
Even though Federal Employees Health Benefits Program health premiums are likely to go up next year, Uncle Sam will continue to pay the lion’s share of the total premium.
The Air Force is shifting to more preventative medicine and creating a medical squadron focused on active-duty airmen.
Short answer is: Yes. You’d think an official, book-length report on how screwed up federal salaries are would be a bestseller both in major federal enclaves — Washington, D.C., Ogden, Utah, Oklahoma City, Huntsville, Ala.…