The Washington Post

Key developments for the federal workforce during President Obama's tenure in the White House.

Prior polls of the workforce revealed importance of health benefits, retirement programs.

High court decision could impact some rights under 401(k)-type plan for federal workers.

Supreme Court decision in Defense of Marriage Act case could open door to expanding health, survivor annuity benefits, but some questions remain.

Most of public supports extending benefits to same-sex marriages but Supreme Court ruling will set the course.

More plans will participate in 2014 in a dental and vision insurance program open to federal employees and retirees.

Beneficiary choices in program for federal employees override state laws that would cause payments to be made differently, Supreme Court rules.

Federal employees affected by the Oklahoma tornado are eligible for special considerations in their health insurance and other benefit programs.