Tag: VERA

NLRB Offering Early Retirement

By on August 21, 2018 in Agency News, Retirement with 0 Comments
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

By on August 12, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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?

By on November 2, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
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?

By on August 2, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
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

By on July 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
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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Trump Administration Wants to Boost Value of Federal Employee Buyouts

on July 11, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Trump administration is seeking to boost the maximum value of buyout payments from $25,000 to $40,000 goverment-wide.

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Retirement Benefits When Leaving Federal Service

By on July 11, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
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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Lawmakers Want to Extend Bigger Buyouts For Defense Civilian Workers

on July 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The annual defense authorization bill recently passed by a House Committee includes a provision to extend bigger payouts to DoD civilian employees who want to leave their jobs early.

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

By on July 6, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
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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