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How election talk is moving to what might be in store for the federal workforce

As some discuss President Joe Biden’s future, others wonder about the implications of Project 2025 on the federal workforce under a potential Trump presidency.

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Another attempt to determine if federal employees are underpaid

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Congress again ponders updating Social Security policy for non-eligible federal retirees

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(AP Photo/Jon Elswick)FILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, depicts a part of a U.S. $100 bill. A new government report estimates that government will be paying nearly half the nation’s health care tab within 10 years. That’s even without “Medicare-for-all,” the government-run plan for all Americans that some Democratic presidential contenders are calling for. Driving the increase is traditional Medicare, experiencing a surge in enrollment as aging baby boomers shift out of private coverage. The report comes from nonpartisan experts with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Are federal employees headed for another big raise next year?

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As agencies face budget uncertainty, Democrats propose a 7.4% pay raise for feds

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Heading into 2024, OPM ‘fundamentally rethinking’ federal hiring

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Telework changes, hiring reforms of 2023 charting a course into the new year

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After years of delays, the TSP’s I fund will track a new index starting in 2024

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A ‘diet COLA’ for FERS retirees has compounding effects on retirement savings

A reduced cost-of-living adjustment, or “diet COLA,” for FERS retirees can create a much larger difference in retirement savings over time.

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The government could still close, but your health insurance will march on

Both open and closed seasons are coming up. November 17 will mark the end of the continuing resolution, so the government could close when the money runs…

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Federal long term care insurance premiums to increase by as much as 86%, data shows

It’s the first time in seven years that the roughly 267,000 FLTCIP enrollees, who are civilian federal employees and military members, will see a premium rate increase.

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