Tag: VERA

BLM Provides Options to Employees Impacted by Agency Relocation

December 15, 2019 10:48 AM
BLM Provides Options to Employees Impacted by Agency Relocation

BLM employees who were asked to relocate from the Washington office recently faced a decision deadline. The agency has detailed their remaining options.

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When is the Best Date to Take SSA’s Early Out Retirement Offer?

April 10, 2019 3:49 PM
When is the Best Date to Take SSA’s Early Out Retirement Offer?

SSA is offering some of its employees an “early out” on retirement. The author explains the best dates for these employees to plan their retirement.

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NLRB Offering Early Retirement

August 21, 2018 11:53 AM
NLRB Offering Early Retirement

The National Labor Relations Board has announced it will begin offering early retirement to some federal employees.

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USDA Plans to Move Hundreds of Federal Employees Out of Washington, DC

August 12, 2018 3:03 PM
USDA Plans to Move Hundreds of Federal Employees Out of Washington, DC

The Agriculture Department announced plans to move several hundred of its employees outside of Washington, DC.

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Buy Out vs. Early Out – Which is Better?

November 2, 2017 2:37 PM
Buy Out vs. Early Out – Which is Better?

Buy outs and early outs are two incentive programs offered to restructure the federal workforce. How can an employee determine which is better?

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I Took EPA’s Buyout Offer; When Should I Leave?

August 2, 2017 12:28 PM
I Took EPA’s Buyout Offer; When Should I Leave?

I took the EPA’s VERA/VSIP offer and am wondering when to set the effective date of my retirement.

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Union Exec: EPA Has Sent Over 1,000 Buyout Notices to Employees

July 18, 2017 12:05 PM
Union Exec: EPA Has Sent Over 1,000 Buyout Notices to Employees

The EPA has sent buyout notices to over 1,000 agency employees according to a local AFGE executive.

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Retirement Benefits When Leaving Federal Service

Retirement Benefits When Leaving Federal Service

What retirement benefits will you have available when you decide to retire from federal service? This is what you can expect.

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What You Should Know (and Do) If Your Agency is Downsizing

July 6, 2017 3:39 PM
What You Should Know (and Do) If Your Agency is Downsizing

If your agency is downsizing, there are important things you should know. The author provides answers to some common questions about a RIF, VERA, and VSIP.

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Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

EPA is planning a reduction in its workforce. For some employees, this chain of events may offer new options for their future.

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