Your Federal Life — May 8, 2024

The government might employ some two million people. But no two federal employees are alike. That’s why career and retirement planning can be complicated. For instance, what if you’re old enough to retire but have less than 30 years in. For insight into what’s known as MRA plus 10, I spoke with long time federal retirement expert Tammy Flanagan.

Plus, agencies are well on their way to reaching the Biden administration’s in-office goals for federal employees. And the Office of Management and Budget plans to hold leaders accountable until they reach complete compliance. But House Republicans are growing impatient with the return-to-office timeline. For the latest, Federal News Network’s Drew Friedman filed this report.