Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) wants to find parity in annual cost-of-living-adjustments for participants in both the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) and Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS).
The Voice of America has fired or proposed to terminate 15 individuals following investigations that found the individuals had accepted improper payments from a foreign official.
After several years of premium rate increases that reached as high 6.4 percent, participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program will see more modest increases in 2019.
The Senate included a 1.9 percent federal pay raise in a series of four appropriations bills, which it passed Wednesday. The Senate proposal differs from both the House version and the White House’s recommendation.
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
The Trump administration has submitted a legislative package that would, among other things, eliminate cost of living adjustments for current and future retirees. Will Congress pass it? Find out when NARFE Deputy Director for Advocacy John Hatton joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the president’s proposals. June 6, 2018
Federal News Radio explains each of OPM’s proposed changes to the federal retirement system and details their outlook in Congress.
NARFE president Richard Thissen and Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss proposed changes to the federal retirement system and the odds that any of them will become law this year. May 9, 2018
The Office of Personnel Management detailed several significant proposals that would impact the current federal employee retirement system.