Faced with widening workforce gaps, the Agriculture Department is asking some of the employees impacted by the USDA relocation to Kansas City to continue working longer in Washington, D.C. until a later date.
Congress once again is considering higher Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIPs) for civilian federal employees.
Downsizing teams assigned to drain the swamp in different agencies can’t understand why so many employees turn up their noses when offered a $25,000 buyout.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says Defense has been offering $40,000 buyouts since last year, but finding anybody who actually got the bigger bucks is tough.
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