Agencies need to send second furlough notices if the government shutdown goes beyond 30 days, the Office of Personnel Management said.
Federal statute instructs agencies use reductions-in-force (RIFs) if employees have been furloughed for 30 days or longer, but regulations don’t apply to workers furloughed due to a government shutdown.
The government should be the employer of choice for many people. But is it? Let’s take a look at some of the reasons you might recommend a government job, and some reasons why you might not.
After threatening a veto, the president signed the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending deal, ending the possibility of a government shutdown until September.
What do buyouts at the Defense Department have in common with matsutake mushrooms? They are both very valuable and very rare.
Is there a buyout or maybe a layoff in your future? Inquiring federal workers want and need to know what a $25,000 buyout is worth after deductions.
What should you do if you lose your job and don’t receive severance pay or a buyout? Find out when estate planner Tom O’Rourke joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. August 30, 2017
Everybody in your office under 40 could disappear, if federal agencies decide to implement a reduction in force in order to cut staff under the president’s proposed budget.
Roughly one in three federal workers is eligible to retire today, but many are waiting for their agencies to offer buyouts, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is preparing reductions in force (RIFs) to employees at three offices at the agency. An NRC spokesman said the agency is looking at alternatives to RIFs, but it sent an initial 120-day notice to the National Treasury Employees Union, which represents many NRC employees.