Of the eligible Federal Employees Retirement System participants who have Thrift Savings Plan accounts, January participation rates rose by less than 1 percent because of missed contributions due to the partial government shutdown.
Many current government officials were baffled by the strange, sometimes rowdy and downright undignified behavior of testy civil servants during the recent government shutdown.
The most important thing is usable information that’s easy to find. Some agencies fall short.
Ellen Dunagan, founder and president of Traverse Career Solutions, offers three suggestions for how furloughed federal employees can rethink their professional goals.
Our survey reveals a sense of resentment of the furloughed by those forced to work.
As more formerly furloughed feds filter back to work, no doubt they’re finding all sorts of piled up tasks both pressing and trivial.
As Coast Guard members finally collect their back pay from the five-week shutdown the question is, how are they doing financially and emotionally?
If you don’t like financial surprises you are probably going to hate the catch-up paycheck coming your way. The money you get for shutdown-delayed wages may not be nearly as much as you expected.
Contractors, like federal employees, are glad to see the government reopen but are suspicious of the fact that it’s only a three-week continuing resolution.
During a shutdown, health insurance coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program continue for up to a year for workers in a nonpay status due to the shutdown.