Pay & Benefits

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Congress introduces idea to change how COLAs are calculated for federal retirees

In today’s Federal Newscast, House lawmakers want to change how cost-of-living adjustments, or COLAs, are calculated for many federal retirees.

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Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

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How COVID-19 impacted staffing at the military’s hospitals and clinics

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TSP

How FRTIB wants to improve service to Thrift Savings Plan investors

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1,400 EEOC employees will return to the office, but union negotiations still ongoing

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Two agency inspectors general got salaries that busted legal limits on political employee pay

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D (as in decision) Day for 6 million TSP investors!!!

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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2020, file photo, Republican poll watcher Douglas Bucklin, center, observes as Schuylkill County Election Bureau Director Albert L. Gricoski, left, and staffer Christine Marmas, right, open provisional ballots in Pottsville, Pa. Even after he exits the White House, President Donald Trump's scorched-earth strategy of challenging the legitimacy of elections and seeking to overturn the will of the voters by any means necessary could have staying power. (Lindsey Shuey/Republican-Herald via AP, File)

House of Representatives set to raise minimum salary for staffers

In today’s Federal Newscast, the House of Representatives is trying to recruit more diverse and high-quality candidates, and get them to stay there.

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TSP

Retirement processing times inching down so far in 2022

The Office of Personnel Management reported that April’s average monthly processing time for retirement claims was down from March and February, but still…

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TSP participants ‘need not be concerned’ about pause in investment changes

FRTIB will update its platform interface, add new services and introduce a mobile app, requiring a pause in investment changes for TSP participants.

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