A package of bills from House Democrats would reopen government, provide full-year funding for most federal agencies and give civilian employees a pay raise in 2019.
Individuals enrolled in the Office of Personnel Management's free identity protection service don't need to take action while recompetes its existing contract over the next six months. OPM's existing contract was supposed to expire on Dec. 31, 2018.
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).
Unions representing federal and postal workers may be among the biggest winner in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Most went all out — though not exclusively — for Democratic candidates.
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.
Health insurance experts say that in four or five years there would be little or no difference in the family and self-plus one plans.
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 two largest white-collar federal unions are challenging provisions in two of the three executive orders President Donald Trump issued in late May. And it could be serious.
Every day, we at Federal News Radio get calls or emails from readers and listeners who want to know the latest, the cost and the timetable for action regarding retirement changes. But we can't predict what’s going to happen,
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 retirees in 1980 could establish a standard of living and keep it even during 14 percent inflation and 11-plus percent the following year. Now, the Trump administration has submitted a legislative package that would, among other things, eliminate cost of living adjustments for current and future workers retiring under the Federal Employees Retirement System.