Is a Postal Service Early Out Pending?

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By on October 8, 2014 in Q&A with 1 Comment

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 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.