The Environmental Protection Agency may offer more buyouts and early retirements to its workforce later this year, once Congress approves a federal spending plan.
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko, Scott Maucione and Meredith Somers will discuss 2017's top federal stories and the prospects for budget cuts, pay raises and buyouts in the new year.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says if you're hoping for a $40,000 buyout from your agency, you can forget about it, unless you work for DoD.
October was the unofficial start of the federal buyout system. The catch, this year, is that there are no buyouts, or at least very few.
The Senate may consider raising the value of all federal buyouts from $25,000 to $40,000, though it's unlikely to happen this year.
Will the U.S. Senate raise the value of all federal buyouts? Find out this week when Greg Stanford, legislative director of the Federal Managers Association, joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn. October 4, 2017
If you work for the government, the odds of you getting a $20,000-$40,000 buyout are about the same as getting hit by lightning while standing in a field pretending to be a cow.
The odds of you getting a $20,000-$40,000 buyout are slim so what can you do to build your retirement nest egg? Find out when federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn. September 27, 2017
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer wants the Office of Personnel Management to describe how it will manage and oversee agency buyouts and early retirement offers.
What do buyouts at the Defense Department have in common with matsutake mushrooms? They are both very valuable and very rare.
Ever see the play Waiting for Godot? It's about two smart guys who sit around for hours waiting for a guy named Godot who never shows up. That's how many feds feel about buyouts.
Is there a buyout or maybe a layoff in your future? Inquiring federal workers want and need to know what a $25,000 buyout is worth after deductions.
What should you do if you lose your job and don't receive severance pay or a buyout? Find out when estate planner Tom O'Rourke joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn. August 30, 2017
A civilian Defense Department employee's spouse asks why buyouts aren't being offered more readily to the 77,000 federal employees who are ready to retire.