For at least the past six years, right or wrong, smart or not, some nervous feds from Maine to California have kept a nervous watch on Washington and their HR office. They are watching the…
Lawmakers have declared the president’s 2020 budget request “dead on arrival,” but there are a few ways the proposed federal retirement cuts could see the light of day this year.
Folks under the old Civil Service Retirement System, like people who get Social Security benefits, are protected from inflation. But most people on the federal pay roll are under FERS.
The CSRS and FERS programs are considered the jewel in the crown of federal civil service benefits but the Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. NARFE’s Jessica Klement and John Hatton join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what the organization is doing to protect all federal benefits, including the retirement plan. September 18, 2018
The Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. If it becomes law the 2019 COLA would be the last.
Are you retiring at the first opportunity? Or are you planning to work extra because you like the job or your coworkers and want to build your annuity?
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) again introduced a bill that would provide a federal paid parental leave program for employees. This time, the legislation would authorize up to 12 weeks of leave instead of six.
Are the threats to FERS and CSRS real? IF so, what is being done to protect them? Find out when NARFE’s Jessica Klement, Barb Sido, and Jennifer Bialek join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to explain why the two largest white-collar federal unions are challenging provisions in two of the three executive orders issued by President Donald Trump. July 18, 2018
Federal News Radio explains each of OPM’s proposed changes to the federal retirement system and details their outlook in Congress.
Threats to reform federal retirement systems are back, but in an election year, time appears to be on the side of workers and retirees with most members are anxious to be out of Washington.