The latest legislative attempt to get a better retirement deal for FERS employees

Two Social Security provisions have long rankled federal employees and others in public service. One is called the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). The other is the Government Pension Offset (GPO). They were established decades ago on the idea that for a portion of their careers, people with certain jobs were not covered by Social Security. Now a bipartisan House bill would revoke WEP and GPO. For details, Federal Drive host Tom Temin spoke with Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.), one of the bill’s co-sponsors.
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