Yet another court decision underscores the need to be careful and specific when working out divorce settlements where federal retirement and survivor’s annuities are involved in the property being divided.
In a survey taken this week, readers strongly preferred remaining outside of the new health care exchanges.
The Pentagon is moving to reduce furloughs for civilian employees from 11 days to 6.
As of the end of July, OPM still had over 25,000 outstanding retirement claims in its inventory. However, that number is down from almost 45,000 last July.
The Senate Committee on Appropriations has made the first step towards granting a 1% pay raise for federal employees in 2014 by affirming its support for a pay increase for DoD civilian employees.
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.