Eric Yoder

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Some additional Senate staff members stand to be forced out of the health plan for federal workers under a policy adopted Wednesday by Senate Republicans.

  • Dec 12, 2014

Congress takes time away from budget battles to tweak several federal employee benefits.

  • Dec 11, 2014

Several pieces of business important to federal employees remain on the plate for Congress as it pushes toward a planned adjournment.

  • Dec 8, 2014

The Friday off, an order from President Obama, will be paid like a normal workday for most.

  • Dec 8, 2014

The federal employee health plan will add a self plus one option effective with the 2016 plan year.

  • Dec 2, 2014

Chat about the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program with economist Walt Francis and The Post's Joe Davidson and Eric Yoder.

  • Dec 1, 2014

A report for Congress lists numerous potential ways to reduce spending on federal pay and retirement benefits.

  • Nov 25, 2014

The 401(k)-style savings program for federal employees is studying whether to allow investments in funds other than its current offerings.

  • Nov 18, 2014

The annual open season allows federal employees to begin or change health insurance coverage and other benefits.

  • Nov 10, 2014

It is still unclear how soon, how widely and under what conditions federal agencies will give workers this option.

  • Nov 6, 2014
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Eric Yoder is a veteran Washington journalist who has written about government, business, law, sports and other topics. He has reported (and researched) for The Washington Post since 2000, concentrating on federal employee issues, the budget and other government policies. He also is the award-winning author of three books of short mysteries for children.
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