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Federal health insurance programs are now ‘essential’ during future shutdowns, OPM says

Federal employees and annuitants will no longer see major disruptions to their health, dental, vision and life insurance during future government shutdowns…

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Default on your federal student loans and the government can take up to 15 percent of each paycheck to satisfy your debt. The Education Department can also withhold federal benefits like tax returns and Social Security payments. Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans, private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million  via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year, but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Calculating your 2021 take-home pay requires some serious mental gymnastics

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Federal employees will pay nearly 5% more toward health premiums in 2021

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OPM adds new dental and vision options for 2021

The Office of Personnel Management has added a few new dental and vision insurance options for federal employees ahead of the upcoming open season.

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Federal employee health programs are ‘essential services’ during future shutdowns, OPM says

New draft regulations from the Office of Personnel Management will ensure employees and annuitants experience no major interruptions to their federal health,…

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Space Force organizational structure takes shape

In today’s Federal Newscast, we looks at THE SPACE FORCE, its three echelons of command, with lesser structures called, “deltas.” The deltas are like the wings or groups of the Air Force and are run by colonels.

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