Happier, more optimistic people tend to be healthier and live longer. Do what makes you happy. And don’t postpone things (like dream trips) indefinitely, on the assumption that you can always take them later.
A former federal employee said the VA did not live up to the agreement when OPM disapproved her application for disability retirement.
A Postal Service employee gets a big win from the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. He had a sleep disorder that led to excessive drowsiness and he was late to work frequently. He gets another shot at disability retirement as a result of a new court decision.
A new report says “[t]he federal civilian workforce has become an elite island of secure and high-paid workers, separated from the ocean of private-sector American workers who must compete in today’s dynamic economy.”
When do time limits for filing for disability retirement begin to run? Can an employee obtain a disability retirement when he has not worked for the government for more than 20 years? A recent court decision addresses the timeliness and notification requirements of an unusual case.
The article compares retirement benefits for Congressional representatives and federal employees
These are income options for federal employees who are unable to work due to disability.
A federal employee on disability retirement has to follow the rules regarding “being restored to earning capacity.” This federal employee got a bill from OPM for over $18,000.
The Total Compensation Statement can help federal employees better understand their benefits.