The White House’s proposal would eliminate a long-time benefit which provides “gap” payments to employees, like federal firefighters, forced to retire as early as age 57.
The documents gives service members and their families 15 guaranteed protections.
Bob Tobias, a professor at American University, says next-year’s budget proposal from the White House is enough to make some feds say, “Stop the world, I want to get off.”
Housing, relocation and mental health are all issues the Pentagon is trying to get its arms around. It’s also areas where service members are struggling.
Working for the federal government has its rewards and challenges. The same when you retire — a lot of options which also means a lot of choices.
The Thrift Savings Plan will begin to set automatic contribution rates for new participants at 5% starting this fall.
Even in the federal government where workers are supposed to be treated the same and be paid based on their grade level, there are differences. Take the two main retirement systems.
U.S. attorneys have filed a motion to dismiss the claims more than 2,000 federal employees who are unidentified or ineligible for liquidated damages after the 2013 government shutdown.
In today’s Federal Newscast, after a delay, the White House publishes a memo allowing the defense secretary to to exclude civilian employees from current collective bargaining law.
One of the great fears of people planning for retirement is running out of, or low on money while they are still breathing.
While there are some really dangerous federal jobs, including law enforcement officers, firefighters and prison personnel, even the 9-to-5 office positions are pretty scary now.
It’s been a tough few weeks for federal employees, at least for those who worry about their jobs, their pay and their retirements.
DoD’s plan to restructure military treatment facilities would affect 50 hospitals and clinics, primarily by restricting their services to active duty service members only.
For many people nearing retirement, running out of money is one of the top fears. Unless they work for the federal government.