Ralph Smith has several decades of experience working with federal human resources issues. He has written extensively on a full range of human resources topics in books and newsletter and a co-founder of two companies and several newsletters concerning federal human resources.
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An article describes the federal government as “an elite island of secure and high-paid employment, separated from the ocean of average Americans competing in the economy.”
Federal employee health insurance premiums in 2016 will see their largest increase in five years. Here is a summary and how those electing self plus one may fare next year.
Health insurance premiums for 2016 may go up about 7% for 2016. But, for those in new self plus one option, costs may decrease about 6% according to a government estimate.
Federal employee unions have become a target in the presidential campaign, and one candidate is proposing to eliminate the ability of federal employees to join unions. Here is a summary of the proposals and how much federal employee unions have contributed to politicians.