A bill to increase buyouts to maximum of $40,000 has been introduced in the Senate.
An internal memo circulated at the EPA said the agency is offering some employees a buyout in an effort to reduce the overall size of the agency’s workforce.
EPA is planning a reduction in its workforce. For some employees, this chain of events may offer new options for their future.
The Defense Department has been given authority for a $15,000 increase in buyout payments for federal employees. It will probably not be the last agency receiving this increase.
These are seven provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act that federal workers should know about.