Some of the 800,000 feds that felt the impact of the record long government shutdown in their pockets may still be playing financial catch-up.
The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund serves hundreds or sometimes thousands of feds in need each year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative Mark Takano (D-Calif.) is launching an official investigation into the influence of three members of President Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago golf club, on recent personnel and policy decisions at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
As agencies plan for the possibility of another government shutdown at the end of this week, the American Federation of Government Employees is telling its members to prepare as well.
Imagine asking for a $100 grant or gift from a charity because you desperately need it to fill the tank with gas so you could get to a job where you were not getting paid?
In what was designed to be standard form to help federal employees prove the impact of the partial government shutdown on their pay, the Office of Personnel Management suggested furloughed workers trade their services for lower rent payments.
Consider the tens of thousands of federal workers are wondering and many are asking if they are going to get the day before Christmas Eve off with pay. An equal number of federal workers also are wondering if there is going to be a partial shutdown.
With open season just around the corner, tune in to FEDtalk tomorrow to hear about some of your options as a federal employee when making benefits decisions and planning for your future. Host Jason Briefel will be joined by Joan Melanson of Long Term Care Partners and Joyce Warner of the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA).
November 2, 2018
Giving Tuesday gives everyone the chance to be a philanthropist. Blue Cross-Blue Shield joins with FEEA to promote more assistance for federal employees.
GSA raises contracting thresholds for agencies responding to the disaster.