Tag: Sick Leave

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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FERS Sick Leave Changes Dropped in Senate Bill: What Impact Should This Have on Your Retirement?

By on June 12, 2009 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The Senate did not include proposed changes to the FERS sick leave program that would have given some people more money in retirement. How should this recent development impact your retirement plans?

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FERS, Sick Leave and Your Retirement: How Much Is This New Benefit Worth to You in Dollars and Cents?

By on April 5, 2009 in Retirement with 0 Comments

A bill is moving through Congress that would allow FERS employees to count unused sick leave in computing retirement benefits. Is it more beneficial to take the leave or to save it for using in computing retirement benefits? Here are a few considerations–if this bill does get passed by Congress.

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Introducing the FERS Sick Leave Equity Act

By on February 12, 2009 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

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.

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Should You Use Your Sick Leave or Save It For The Potential of a Higher Annuity?

By on December 11, 2008 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Should employees under the FERS system use their sick leave or save it with the possibility of getting more credit toward a higher annuity payment?

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Sick Leave and FERS: Leave Abuse? Justifiable Cheating? Flexible Ethics?

By on January 29, 2007 in Current Events with 0 Comments

About 1/3 of readers think it is ethical for a federal employee to sick leave without a medical reason and about 1/3 have taken sick leave when they were not sick. Readers think the system of not crediting sick leave for FERS employees should be changed.

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