Tag: OWCP

Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

By on November 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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

By on September 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

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

By on June 27, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Labor Department Begins Monitoring Federal Employees’ Opioid Use

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

By on March 12, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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

By on August 4, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

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

By on June 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

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

By on March 10, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
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

By on February 24, 2016 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

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

By on February 15, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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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Five Myths about FERS Federal Disability Retirement

By on January 11, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Five Myths about FERS Federal Disability Retirement

When your poor health begins to hinder your work performance, you need to prepare an exit strategy. For federal workers, applying for FERS federal disability retirement benefits may be a viable option. The author outlines five common myths federal employees should be aware of when seeking disability retirement benefits.

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