Most Social Security benefits and retirement checks will come as planned. And federal retirees who receive Social Security benefits won’t need to file separate forms to receive upcoming coronavirus stimulus checks from the IRS.
Most of the people Senior Correspondent Mike Causey knows who are teleworking are going a little stir-crazy, binge-watching junk on TV they wouldn’t even know existed otherwise.
Even as the coronavirus threat widened, the administrative law judges of the Social Security Administration were told they had to work in their offices until the end of this week.
The president has signed the $2 trillion stimulus and emergency supplemental appropriations package into law. It will have implications for federal employees and their agencies, retirees and contractors.
In today’s Federal Newscast, military medical facilities are postponing all elective surgeries, invasive procedures and dental procedures due to the response to coronavirus.
Social Security Administrator Andrew Saul told employees Saturday he would further expand telework across the agency amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management granting agencies new authorities to help in their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal News Network has heard from many federal employees this week, many of whom say they’re still coming into the office for work, even as state governors close schools, restaurants, bars and most other businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal agencies have requested an additional $45.8 billion in funding for 2020 alone, which the White House said is necessary for its governmentwide response to the coronavirus. Extra telework support is at the top of the list.
Agencies have offered mixed messages about telework and the flexibilities their employees have in balancing the coronavirus pandemic, childcare duties and family medical concerns — and their work and services to the public.