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An advisory council concluded that the “pay gap” is somewhat smaller but split over whether to recommend changes.

  • Nov 14, 2018

The maximum for regular investments in the savings plan will increase by $500 from the current $18,500 while an additional amount allowed for those ages 50 and older will remain $6,000.

  • Nov 2, 2018

Recent gathering of experts on personnel policies also supports Trump administration plan to break up Office of Personnel Management, senior management official says.

  • Oct 22, 2018

Some federal employees who are under a retirement program that doesn't include Social Security qualify for a benefit from it through other work, but that benefit typically is reduced.

  • Oct 16, 2018

The upcoming inflation adjustment for retirees will be the largest since 2012.

  • Oct 11, 2018

The life insurance program for federal employees has open seasons only rarely, but they can enroll or add coverage at other times under certain conditions.

  • Oct 9, 2018

Jeff Tien Han Pon was at odds with the administration over its planned revamp of the Office of Personnel Management.

  • Oct 5, 2018

OMB Deputy Director Margaret Weichert takes over as acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, which oversees policies for career civil servants.

  • Oct 5, 2018

Health insurance coverage and other considerations arise for federal employees who move to other countries in retirement.

  • Oct 2, 2018

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.

  • Sep 11, 2018
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