• Battling Brain Drain

    We’ve all heard about the so-called “brain drain” in the federal government. Whether it’s happening now, or happening later, your agency still needs to be ready. Barbara Bovbjerg, the Director of Education, Workforce and Income…

  • Bills would help retain, attract experienced federal workers

    The federal government is looking at incentives that will attract and retain older, more experienced workers.

  • Tales from the Retirement Crypt

    Are you going to spend your first months in retirement traveling, playing or relaxing…or will you become obsessed with watching your bank balance? Mike Causey says that is what happens to a growing number of retirees.

  • A one-shot $250 check for retired feds?

    Will retirees get a one-time $250 check? On this week’s Your Turn host Mike Causey talks with Dan Adcock and David Snell from National Active and Retired Federal Employees about the upcoming lame duck session of Congress. October 27, 2010

  • How feds help feds survive the worst

    The Federal Employees Education and Assistance fund survives on the kindness of federal employees to help federal employees survive disasters from furloughs to floods. We talk with Executive Director Steve Bauer. We also get an update on the latest furlough developments from Federal Times editor, Steve Watkins.

  • Audit of IRS insists quicker closure a possibility for tax delinquency cases of feds, retirees

    An audit by the Treasury IG for Tax Administration found the IRS could complete cases for late-paying federal employees and retirees much faster if it makes changes to how it collects the money.

  • Postal Service reform bill looking for final stamp of approval

    Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced legislation to help the Postal Service recover from its financial woes, revitalize employee morale and restore the public’s faith in the agency.

  • Retirees brace for peanut-sized COLA

    It’s good news, bad news time again for federal retirees and folks who get Social Security, and as per usual Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it’s the same thing.

  • Federal retirees can donate to the CFC next year

    Two big changes are coming to the Combined Federal Campaign, the federal workforce’s annual giving campaign, next year. One change lets federal employees volunteer with certain charities and have that time count toward the campaign. The second lets federal retirees submit donations.

  • CSRS & FERS programs in the budget bullseye

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says many feds are in shock over proposed changes in the federal retirement program and what it would do to all retirees.