Tag: Sick Leave

Misconceptions About Sick Leave Credit

By on October 30, 2012 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

The author explains some common misconceptions about how sick leave is credited for retirement purposes.

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Sick Leave Abuse Hurts Job Health

By on July 10, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

With summer in full swing, one federal employment law attorney is reminding federal employees to be careful not to abuse sick leave requests for summer vacation time.

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10 Potential Mistakes To Avoid When Considering Retirement

By on March 27, 2012 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The author outlines ten common mistakes federal retirees should strive to avoid to get the most out of their retirement benefits.

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Your Unused FERS Sick Leave: How Much is it Worth At Retirement?

By on March 19, 2010 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Until late last year, FERS employees in the twilight of their careers were faced with a dilemma: What should I do about my sick leave? This has recently changed and FERS employees now receive credit for their sick leave. How does this work in practice?

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President Signs Defense Bill: Includes Credit for Sick Leave and Abolishes NSPS

By on October 28, 2009 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The President has signed into law a bill that expands the human resources benefits for federal employees.

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Human Resources Changes Include Sick Leave Credit for FERS Employees and Abolishing NSPS

By on October 23, 2009 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Senate has approved a bill that will change a number of current human resources policies and includes changing the FERS retirement system to allow employees under this system to get credit for unused sick leave.

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Sick Leave, FERS, and Delaying Retirement

By on October 9, 2009 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Some readers have been delaying their retirement with the expectation of getting a financial gain from credit for their unused sick leave. That may happen but the final legislation may not bring the windfall you are expecting.

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Credit for Unused Sick Leave For FERS Employees? Amendment Dies Again in Senate

By on July 24, 2009 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

An amendment to expand federal employee benefits has again died in the Senate after passing in the House. The withdrawal of the amendment kills, at least for the moment, a proposal to provide credit for unused sick leave for FERS employees upon retirement.

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FERS Sick Leave Credit and Locality Pay for Some Federal Employees Passes in House

By on June 26, 2009 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The bill that would provide credit for unused sick leave for federal employees under the FERS retirement plan and change the pay system for federal employees outside of the continental United States has been passed by the House.

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The Proposed Federal Benefit That Won’t Die

By on June 25, 2009 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

A proposal to allow federal employees under the FERS system to get credit for unused sick leave did not get through the legislative process last year and was recently eliminated in new legislation during the legislative process. The proposal is back again though in a bill that has an assortment of new, improved benefits for portions of the federal workforce.

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