Introducing the FERS Sick Leave Equity Act

Federal employees under the FERS system who are nearing retirement may have at least a momentary sense of enrichment. Legislation has again been introduced in the House to credit unused sick leave in computing an annuity payment.

House to Federal Employees: Write in “Plain Language”

Here is an issue with bipartisan support from our Congressional representatives. Congress apparently thinks that federal employees do not write well and intends to correct the problem. A bill has passed the House requiring agencies to use “plain language.” Haven’t we seen this before?