Tag: Sick Leave

Three Financial Benefits Available to Federal Employees

By on November 29, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Three Financial Benefits Available to Federal Employees

Federal employees have unique benefits to help them save for retirement. The author discusses these as well as some other long-term wealth building advice.

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New Law Will Give Some VA Federal Employees Additional Paid Leave

By on September 11, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Law Will Give Some VA Federal Employees Additional Paid Leave

A new law will provide disabled veterans in medical positions at the VA with additional paid leave to seek medical treatment.

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3 Bad Days or 6 Lucky Numbers

By on June 11, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
3 Bad Days or 6 Lucky Numbers

Do you know your lucky numbers for retirement? The author lists six important ones for federal employees in their retirement planning.

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What’s the Impact of the [PROPOSED] FERS Benefit Cuts?

By on February 18, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
What’s the Impact of the [PROPOSED] FERS Benefit Cuts?

The White House’s 2019 budget outlined a number of proposed cuts to federal employees’ benefits. How much of an impact would these have on your retirement?

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What Impact Does Sick Leave Have on the FERS Annuity Computation?

By on February 14, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Impact Does Sick Leave Have on the FERS Annuity Computation?

Because unused sick leave is used in the computation of my annuity, will it allow me to receive the 1.1% FERS computation factor?

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Does Your Unused Sick Leave Count Towards Your Retirement Eligibility?

By on October 19, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Does Your Unused Sick Leave Count Towards Your Retirement Eligibility?

How is your unused sick leave factored into your annuity calculation? The author clarifies what he says is a frequent misconception among federal employees.

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What Impact Does Unused Sick Leave Have on My Annuity?

By on October 13, 2015 in Q&A with 0 Comments

I plan on retiring with 42 years and 7 months of service in Jan 2017. I will have accumulated 2500 hours of sick leave balance at time of retirement. I am in CSRS, so I was wondering what the increase in my annuity, expressed as a percentage, above the 80% value, would be due to credit for sick leave.

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Legislation Would Give Some New Federal Employees Extra Sick Leave

By on July 31, 2014 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

A group of Congressmen have introduced legislation that would provide federal employees, who are also disabled veterans, with extra leave during their first year in the federal workforce so that they may seek medical treatment for their service-connected disabilities.

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No Paid Sick or Annual Leave. What About FMLA Leave for Excepted Employees?

How does FMLA leave work during a government shutdown for excepted employees? The author offers some details.

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Retirement Myths: Retirement and Your Sick Leave Increments

By on June 25, 2013 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The authors point out that as few as six hours of sick leave can increase your retirement annuity.

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