phased retirement

  • Picking feds out of a lineup!

    How do you find the handful of feds interested in leaving federal service in a large, bored, lookalike crowd? Answer: Shout out the words “buyout” and/or “phased retirement” and stand back, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • Feds interested in phased retirement left playing waiting game

    The Office of Personnel Management now says it hopes to have regulations governing phased retirement finalized by October. That can’t come soon enough for many federal employees on the cusp of retirement who are caught in the regulatory limbo.

  • OPM Director Katherine Archuleta on phased retirement, boosting morale and diversity

    The Office of Personnel Management hopes to complete final regulations for phased retirement by October, OPM Director Katherine Archuleta said during an exclusive online chat with Federal News Radio. Archuleta also joined Your Turn with Mike Causey, where she discussed employee morale and engagement and strengthening federal diversity initiatives.

  • The VA controversy and the state of the civil service

    Debra Roth, partner at Shaw Bransford and Roth will discuss what’s happening at the VA and OPM Director Katherine Archuleta will talk about the status of phased retirement, the retirement-claims backlog and other civil service issues. May 28, 2014

  • Phased retirement: 49 and 1/2 shades of gray

    What’s maybe going to top the summer must-read list for federal workers? It’s one of the hottest topics in government: phased retirement. Coming soon, we think, to a cubicle near you, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • How do you phase in a phase-in?

    Although phased retirement became the law in 2012, the government hasn’t phased it in just yet. And a lot of people say they are waiting. Apparently, the devil is in the details, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So, when will they phase in the phase-in?

  • Whom can you trust?

    Marc Levine, of Handler and Levine LLC, offers advice on how to choose your trustees, powers of attorneys and executors. March 17, 2014

  • What’s on your mind?

    The NITP’s Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan answer your retirement and financial planning questions. February 24, 2014

  • Whom can you trust?

    Marc Levine, of Handler and Levine LLC, offers advice on how to choose your trustees, powers of attorneys and executors. February 17, 2014

  • Uncle Sam’s less-fat, more-muscle plan…

    Want to lose weight, pack on muscle and become more tech savvy? Uncle Sam has this magic plan in the works, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. When approved, it will benefit young and old alike.