The Office of Personnel Management has provided an extensive list of questions and answers with additional guidance about the hiring freeze.
A recent article noted that “the federal government contributes up to 18 percent of federal employees’ pay” to their retirement plan which led to some confusion among FedSmith readers. Here is an explanation.
I was told by a colleague of mine that she has to pay more than the $134 Medicare Part B premium. Why is this the case?
I am a federal employee who is already retired under CSRS. Are there any proposals for retirement changes that would impact those of us who have already left federal service?
Can you explain why Inauguration Day is treated differently than other legal public holidays, for “in lieu of” purposes? Some of OPM’s guidance on the holiday is perplexing.
I understand that there is often a “best date” to retire to maximize one’s pension, but I want to retire in the middle of December 2017 to take my family on vacation. What effect will that have on my FERS pension?