A former federal employee with the Bureau of Labor Statistics entered a federal building in New York last week and killed both a security guard and himself, perhaps out of frustration with the loss of his federal job from his whistleblower status.
How many federal employees were hired in June, and how many left federal service? How does this compare to the private sector? Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics provide some answers.
Congressman Michael Honda (D-CA) has re-introduced the CPI-E Act of 2015 which would adopt a measure of inflation more tailored to the costs of older Americans. What impact could this have on your annuity?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently published a chart showing the percentage of private sector and government workers participating in a range of benefits. Who comes out ahead?
Contrary to popular opinion, employment in the Federal sector has grown since it hit its low in October 2014, albeit at a much smaller rate. The author provides some details on the federal employment situation and looks at a state by state breakdown of federal employment trends.