John Gibbs, the president's latest pick to lead the Office of Personnel Management, spent much of his nomination hearing Wednesday trying to reassure senators his previous rhetoric and comments are in the past, and his three-year government career confirms he has no tolerance for discrimination.
Fortunate federal retirees, like people who get Social Security, usually get a catchup-with-inflation increase in their benefits the first of each year.
In an email sent to some civilian workers Tuesday, a large defense agency said no federal employee, department or payroll provider will be able to opt out of the president's upcoming payroll tax deferral planned later this month. All federal payroll providers are expected to "act in unison."
During times like this, when a pandemic is still running wild, it’s a good question. The old rules and odds don’t apply.
The latest budget proposal from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise in 2021. In their silence, House appropriators are essentially deferring to the president's proposed 1% pay raise for federal employees next year.
Employees overwhelmingly see the importance and value in existing federal health and retirement benefits, and in many cases, these programs are a top recruitment and retention incentive, a new Office of Personnel Management survey found.
Given the impact of the pandemic on the economy, and on prices, it is unlikely that retirees who get cost of living adjustments most years will be getting a COLA in January 2021.
Although looking back on the first couple of months of 2020 might seem like the Good Old Days, benefits expert Tammy Flanagan said, “It was already destined to be pretty rocky” being an election year and all. But, then, of course, came the coronavirus pandemic.
Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset cost millions of federal and public employees even more millions in dollars of benefits.
During Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW), let’s take a moment to thank civil servants and recognize the contributions they make to our way of life, every day — pandemic or not.
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.
Agencies such as the Department of Veterans Affairs are calling on federal retirees to return to government and help with their coronavirus responses as reemployed annuitants. Thinking of joining them? Here's what you need to know.
The Office of Personnel Management has given the Department of Veterans Affairs authority to rehire retired federal medical professionals.
NARFE's James Marshall and Jessica Klement join Your Turn with Mike Causey Wednesday, April 8 at 10 a.m. on to answer your questions.