Is there a buyout (or a layoff) in your future?

What happens if your job disappears with or without a buyout or severance pay?

Most people have some sort of retirement plan. But it’s unlikely that many have a Plan B in case the date when they retire or otherwise leave the payroll is advanced by a matter of years.

Got questions? Listen to our Your Turn radio show tomorrow at 10 a.m. on or at 1500 AM in the D.C. area.

Our guest Tom O’Rourke, a specialist in federal employment law and estate planning, talks about what you should know, and what you should be doing, regardless of when you retire or leave government.

If you have questions for O’Rourke, send them to Mike Causey before the show at:



Your Turn with Mike Causey


Learn about everything from pay, benefits and retirement, to buyouts, COLAs and pay freezes. Call the show live Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. at 202-465-3080 with your questions. Dial 605-562-0264 to listen live from any phone. Follow Mike on Twitter and send him an email with your questions and comments. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Podcast One.

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