Federal employees, members of Congress and good government governments remember the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Elijah Cummings, as a champion for the federal workforce and a staunch and vocal supporter of whistleblowers.
The National Treasury Employees Union and more than 100 other federal, labor, women and health organizations are pressing Congress to push a paid family leave program to the finish line.
Trump administration declares victory in international compromise that will allow the U.S. Postal Service to collect higher fees for delivery of small packages entering the country.
The latest budget proposal from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise in 2020, setting up a debate over whether civilian employees will receive a House-passed 3.1% or the president's recommended 2.6% increase next year.
Thrift Savings Plan participants officially have access now to a variety of new withdrawal options. Here's what they mean, and here's how they might help you stay in the TSP longer into retirement.
The Senate confirmed Dale Cabaniss to be the permanent director of the Office of Personnel Management, following nearly a year of acting leadership from the Office of Management and Budget.
Effective Sept. 15, major changes will take effect in the TSP, changes that will make it more attractive for life-time investors and more convenient for people who need to withdraw different amounts over their retirement.
In a surprising reversal, President Donald Trump has chosen to give civilian federal employees a pay raise next year.
Beyond the usual slew of appropriations bills and confirmation votes awaiting Congress when it returns to Capitol Hill next month, here are a few other standalone bills worth tracking that could impact federal employees.
With two critical months to go in the cost of living adjustment countdown, federal, military and Social Security retirees are in line for an inflation catch-up.
The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) has been at the top of the legislative hit list for groups representing federal and public retirees for decades.
Benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins Your Turn today to answer questions about Social Security and retirement applicable to both federal and private sector workers.
The House-passed 2020 defense authorization bill includes paid family leave for federal employees, as well as another legislative attempt to block the Trump administration's proposed OPM-GSA merger.
Many federal and postal workers live and work in high tax states, so many retire to low-or no-tax states to get more from their annuities.