Is a Postal Service Early Out Pending?

Is a Postal Service early out/buy out pending?

Q: Is a Postal Service early out/buy out pending? I am a 58 y.o. with 28 + years under FERS. I would like to recieve the ss package and a pension with no penalty if possible.

A: I’ve heard nothing about VERAs or VSIPs at USPS. That doesn’t mean nothing is in the works, just that I’m not aware of anything.

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John Grobe is President of Federal Career Experts, a firm that provides pre-retirement training and seminars to a wide variety of federal agencies. FCE’s instructors are all retired federal retirement specialists who educate class participants on the ins and outs of federal retirement and benefits; there is never an attempt to influence participants to invest a certain way, or to purchase any financial products. John and FCE specialize in retirement for special category employees, such as law enforcement officers.