Pay & Benefits

Under What Circumstances Will Federal Employees Be Entitled to Paid Parental Leave?

By on August 7, 2020 3:25 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Under What Circumstances Will Federal Employees Be Entitled to Paid Parental Leave?

The Office of Personnel Management is issuing an interim final rule stipulating how the new paid parental leave benefit can be used by federal employees.

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Five Areas of Insurance Calling for a COVID-19 Gut-Check

By on August 7, 2020 9:42 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Five Areas of Insurance Calling for a COVID-19 Gut-Check

The coronavirus pandemic is a reminder to evaluate your current insurance needs. These are some insurance types to consider.

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TSP Stocks Roar Back After March Debacle

By on August 3, 2020 1:14 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Stocks Roar Back After March Debacle

Despite the dramatic drop in March, TSP stock funds have roared back. One is now up more than 11% in the last 12 months.

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TSP Announces Rule Change on Installment Payments

By on July 31, 2020 9:53 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The TSP is lifting a restriction on starting and restarting installment payments based on life expectancy.

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TSP Update: Coronavirus Loans and F Fund Ahead in 2020

By on July 29, 2020 9:23 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Update: Coronavirus Loans and F Fund Ahead in 2020

Here are the results of the CARES Act project for the TSP and where participants moved their investments in June.

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Annual Pay Raise vs. COLA: How Are They Different?

By on July 28, 2020 2:04 PM in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Annual Pay Raise vs. COLA: How Are They Different?

There is a lot of confusion about the difference between a COLA for federal retirees and a pay raise for federal employees. Here is a summary of the differences.

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What Benefits Will Your Family Have When You Pass Away?

By on July 24, 2020 10:17 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

These are some benefits available to federal employees the can be transferred to their survivors.

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Lawsuit Seeking Hazard Pay for Federal Employees Over Coronavirus Gets New Plaintiffs

By on July 23, 2020 11:58 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawsuit Seeking Hazard Pay for Federal Employees Over Coronavirus Gets New Plaintiffs

A lawsuit seeking hazard pay for federal employees exposed to the coronavirus has been amended to add new plaintiffs.

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Top 10 Highest Paid Feds – 1 Is Well-Known

By on July 21, 2020 2:36 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Top 10 Highest Paid Feds – 1 Is Well-Known

Who are the highest paid federal employees? At least one name on the list will likely sound familiar.

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OPM Proposes New Protections for Federal Employees’ Health Benefits During Future Shutdowns

By on July 18, 2020 10:24 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes New Protections for Federal Employees’ Health Benefits During Future Shutdowns

OPM is issuing a proposed rule which would ensure federal employees will not have interruptions in some of their health benefits in the event of a shutdown.

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