Federal health and retirement benefits are a draw for many, but for how long?

Most federal employees love their current health and retirement benefits, but generational differences of opinion may offer some telling signs about what…

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

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For many federal employees, health and retirement benefits are what’s keeping them on the job

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Congress eyes wide variety of federal workforce changes for future coronavirus relief bill

The Republican Study Committee has joined a growing number of congressional members calling for hiring and pay changes designed to help the federal workforce…

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An airline passenger walks by the vacant TSA checkin at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Monday, March 23, 2020, in Romulus, Mich. The COVID-19 coronavirus has considerably slowed air travel. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Congressional Democrats trying to secure hazard pay for frontline federal workers

In today’s Federal Newscast, House Democrats are eyeing hazard pay for frontline federal employees for the next emergency coronavirus package.

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Retired public school teacher Gail Orcutt, of Altoona, Iowa, holds some of the prescription drugs she takes, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Altoona, Iowa. Orcutt pays $2,600 the first month of the year, and then $750 every other month for a lung cancer medication. With health care a top issue for American voters, Congress may actually be moving toward doing something this year to address the high cost of prescription drugs. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Next big health shocker: Your 2021 FEHBP premiums

Although it’s too early speculate about numbers, some experts in health insurance have projected that premiums overall for all Americans could rise by 40% percent if not more.

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