The Federal Eye: retirement contributions


Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Ryan plan again seeks higher retirement contributions by federal workers

The House budget plan repeats a proposal to increase the amount federal employees pay toward their retirement benefits.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:49 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  attrition, federal employees, federal workforce, FERS, retirement contributions, ryan budget

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 01:22 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Congress takes up federal employee pay, retirement proposals

Both sides of the Capitol on Wednesday took up budget measures with provisions of direct importance to federal employee pocketbooks.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, federal employees, pay freeze, retirement contributions, sequestration

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Ryan budget seeks higher retirement contributions by federal employees

The federal workforce would be reduced by attrition and employees would pay more toward their retirement benefits under the budget plan unveiled Tuesday by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis).

By Eric Yoder  |  12:04 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, hiring freeze, retirement contributions, ryan budget

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Alternatives to sequester could hit federal employees in other ways

While sequestration threatens widespread furloughs of federal employees, enactment of an alternative could amount to a case of pick your poison.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:00 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, furloughs, retirement contributions, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Cantor calls for increasing federal employee retirement contributions

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) on Thursday again called for replacing sequestration with changes including revisions to the federal employee retirement program.

By Eric Yoder  |  05:46 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, retirement contributions, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 02/19/2013

New Simpson-Bowles plan could revive earlier proposals on fed worker benefits

The new Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction initiative could revive several proposals of the original plan that would have a significant impact on federal employee benefits.

By Eric Yoder  |  05:50 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, FEHBP voucher plan, retirement contributions, simpson-bowles