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FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

December 30, 2019 11:09 AM , Updated January 9, 2020 11:30 AM
FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

Are you filing for both FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP? Here are some important things you must know.

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Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

November 27, 2017 3:54 PM
Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has released his third annual report on what he deems to be wasteful spending within the federal government.

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Facebook Posting Leads to Postal Worker Indictment

September 21, 2017 1:48 PM

Posting vacation photos on Facebook was instrumental in an indictment of a Postal worker collecting payments for his medical disability.

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Labor Department Begins Monitoring Federal Employees’ Opioid Use

June 27, 2017 4:24 PM , Updated December 7, 2017 5:06 PM

The Labor Department has announced it will begin monitoring opioid prescription usage under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act.

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FECA Benefits: What to Do if You Get Hurt on the Job

March 12, 2017 1:00 PM
FECA Benefits: What to Do if You Get Hurt on the Job

The Federal Employees Compensation Act provides compensation benefits in the event of a workplace injury. This is a summary of the law and how the process of obtaining benefits works.

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Workers’ Comp for Federal Employees

August 4, 2016 3:15 PM

What benefits can federal employees obtain for work related injuries? Here is a brief overview of the available options.

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5 Reasons Your OWCP Workers' Compensation Benefits May Be Terminated

June 29, 2016 2:22 PM

Federal employees’ workers’ compensation is intended to be a temporary benefit, and benefits can also be terminated at any time if the employee becomes ineligible for them. The author lists five common reasons for federal employees to be wary of that could lead to loss of their workers’ compensation benefits.

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Recent Budget Proposal Omitted Cut to Federal Workers’ Compensation Benefits

March 10, 2016 3:09 PM
Recent Budget Proposal Omitted Cut to Federal Workers’ Compensation Benefits

The big news for federal employees in the President’s recently released budget proposal was that it called for a 1.6% pay raise for the federal workforce, however, the author notes that there is a lesser known albeit important part of the budget that also affects federal workers.

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Federal Disability Retirement Through OPM: A Life-Changing Event

February 24, 2016 6:24 PM

For Federal employees and U.S. Postal workers, filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is a life-changing event and a leap into the unknown. The author outlines some important terms and steps to know to help federal employees with the filing process.

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What You Need to Know About OWCP Federal Workers’ Compensation

February 15, 2016 12:46 PM
What You Need to Know About OWCP Federal Workers’ Compensation

The U.S. government provides benefits to civilian federal workers who become injured or ill because of their job duties. Here are some important facts about the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) that you need to know should you ever find yourself in need of this important benefit.

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