The Federal Eye: federal employee benefits


Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Further cost controls sought in federal employee health-care plan

OPM urges companies participating in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to boost their efforts to hold down the cost of prescription drugs.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:40 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employee benefits, federal employees, FEHBP, health insurance

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Impact of budgetary hit to federal retirement weighed

Requiring federal employees to pay more toward their retirement benefits likely would hurt retention, but effect on recruitment less certain, study says.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:53 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, CSRS, federal employee benefits, federal retirement, FERS, retirement contributions

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/03/2013

More conferences fall victim to tight budgets

Two annual conferences on federal employee benefits have been canceled due to expected low attendance.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  benefits conference, federal employee benefits, federal employees, OPM, training