Should federal employees continue to have a separate health insurance program or become part of the health insurance exchanges being set up now for the American public?
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the Senate to reform the Postal Service across areas such as health care and pensions. The legislation also includes a proposal to overhaul the federal workers compensation program for all federal employees.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) recently sent a letter to OPM with some concerns about the proposed phased retirement option for federal employees.
A group of Senators recently introduced legislation that would assist federal agencies in improving the disposal and management of federal buildings and facilities.
In “Stop Government Abuse Week,” several bills have been considered in the House that would impact federal employees if passed into law.
All TSP funds provided positive returns in July and all TSP funds are also up for the year with one exception.
The author contends that with the Internet, social media and data analytics, employees and other stakeholders can play a greater role in assessing and improving agency performance.
FEEA received a record number of aid requests in July, primarily from federal employees seeking relief from furloughs. The organization said that the donations it is receiving are not keeping up with the demand for loans.