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President Joe Biden directed agency leaders to expand federal employees’ access to leave options, including for family and medical emergencies, as well as in instances of domestic violence.
The latest benefit signed into law for veterans aims to help those exposed to the poisonous fumes of burn pits and other sources. VA officials say they were ready for the Pact Act.
The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program has a problem. Its overseer, the Office of Personnel Management, doesn't have a reliable way of know whether plan holders' family members are actually eligible. The Government Accountability Office estimates insurers might be paying out a billion dollars a year on ineligible members.
Lawmakers reintroduced the Social Security Fairness Act, aiming to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset, as well as the Chance to Compete Act, seeking to revamp the federal hiring process.
Members of the National Guard and military reserves can have complicated lives. Now it turns out, they often lose out on financial benefits they're entitled to from lenders.
The Office of Personnel Management’s retirement claim processing backlog ended the year with 2,250 less claims in December.
The Office of Personnel Management has established a verification process for adding new family members to FEHB enrollees’ plans, but the Government Accountability Office said more still needs to be done.
The Thrift Savings plan mostly finished out the month of December in the red. The only exception was the government securities investment G Fund.
Open Season will come to a close on Dec. 12, but typically a very small number of FEHB enrollees make changes to their health enrollments. Federal health policy analysts shared why it’s still worth taking a look.
Just a few days remain before Open Season closes. If you don't act, you may be missing out on a chance to improve your health care coverage for 2023. Or you might get the same thing for less money.
It may seem like the Fourth of July weekend was just a couple of months ago, but now 2023 is only three weeks away. It's the season of lists! Make 'em once and check 'em twice! While you're making lists, be sure you've got a year-end financial checklist.
In today's Federal Newscast: Social Security's "Evil Twins" may actually get their first House vote. Federal employees are less satisfied with their pay, according to the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. And the Education Department gets a new CIO.
OPM will try to “establish sustainable premium rates” during upcoming two-year suspension on new applications to the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program.
Part of the lengthy to-do list for legislators by the end of the year, several bills and amendments may have significant impacts for the federal workforce.