If there's no general raise for federal employees in 2019, some employees might still receive “within-grade” raises — or they might not. That would have to be decided.

The Washington region understandably has a high concentration of federal employees, but other major city areas also have many thousands — and by state, California has the most.

Surviving spouses of retired federal employees are entitled to continued, but reduced, annuity benefits, although the retiree's own benefit is reduced to pay for them.

A recent change in law allows federal agencies to use a shortcut procedure for hiring college students and recent graduates.

No, federal employees cannot retire on full salary after working 20 years.

The government's main auditing agency starts panning out one nugget of fact a day from the hundreds of — often lengthy — reports it produces annually.

The Office of Personnel Management “strongly encourages” use of telework and flexible working schedules during current track work.

  • Perspective

A new GAO report raises serious issues about poor Trump administration planning. That could lead to increased costs.

Federal agencies can help their employees pay off student loans as a recruitment and retention incentive, but the payments are mostly used by a few agencies and for certain occupations.

The boost would be within range of recent years, but differences with the House and White House would have to be settled first.

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