Tag: Phased Retirement

Phased Retirement Coming to DoD

By on June 22, 2016 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

Phased retirement may be a solution in search of a problem. Agencies have been slow to implement it and reception by federal employees has been languid. DoD is now moving out to implement the program.

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Is Phased Retirement The ‘New Coke™’ of Civil Service Reform?

By on January 24, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Is Phased Retirement The ‘New Coke™’ of Civil Service Reform?

The author says that phased retirement was a program designed to help federal employees ease into retirement while also helping agencies get their replacements up to speed. However, the program has largely been a bust so far in terms of its participation levels. He explains why he believes this to be the case.

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Phased Retirement: Just the Facts

By on February 23, 2015 in Retirement with 0 Comments

There has been a lot of talk about phased retirement, particularly its pros and cons. This article is not debating the merits of phased retirement; it’s “just the facts” in a handy bulleted list.

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Phased Retirement: Will It Be a Reality in Your Agency?

By on November 6, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments

In theory, federal employees who are eligible can start applying for phased retirement on November 6. Some federal agencies are not yet implementing the program and they also have discretion not to implement the program at all.

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Preparing for Phased Retirement?

By on October 16, 2014 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

As the phased retirement program is about to become a reality for federal employees, OPM has issued draft documents outlining procedures under the program.

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What We Know So Far About Phased Retirement

By on September 15, 2014 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

Phased Retirement may finally be a reality for eligible federal employees desiring to phase into retirement, however, some agencies have said they will not allow employees to submit applications until 2015. The author offers considerations and practical examples for federal employees who may be considering utilizing the new phased retirement option.

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Phased Retirement Moving Forward

By on August 27, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments

What do you need to know about phased retirement before entering this program? Here are some key points that any phased retirement employee will want to know ahead of time.

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The Unknown Alternative to Phased Retirement

By on August 17, 2014 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

The author says that the loss of the annuity supplement under phased retirement is a big disadvantage. However, he outlines a comparable alternative that could help offset this loss.

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Phased Retirement for Feds: Easing Into Retirement

By on August 8, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments

OPM has issued rules on phased retirement—a new program that will allow federal employees to work part-time while also receiving a portion of their federal pension.

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Is There a Phased Retirement In Your Future?

By on May 1, 2014 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

There are specific rules and regulations on returning to work for Uncle Sam after retirement. This article does not attempt to answer the question as to why someone would want to return to working for the federal government after retiring. It will simply address how to do that.

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