Effect on Annuity When Returning to Government Work

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Q: What are the rules about coming back to a government position after retirement in a contracted capacity? Will this affect annuity paymts?

A: If you return as an employee of a contractor, there is no effect on your pension.

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John Grobe is President of Federal Career Experts, a consulting firm that specializes in federal retirement and career transition issues. He is also affiliated with TSP Safety Net. John retired from federal service after 25 years of progressively more responsible human resources positions. He is the author of Understanding the Federal Retirement Systems and Career Transition: A Guide for Federal Employees, both published by the Federal Management Institute. Federal Career Experts provides pre-retirement seminars for a wide variety of federal agencies.