Federal Employee News

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Who wants to cut the salary of federal employees?

Article Title: Presidential hopeful would freeze federal salaries, reduce retirement benefits

Snippet of Article: "...GOP presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty on Wednesday called for freezing government salaries, reducing benefits and shrinking the federal workforce. ..."

Source: www.govexec.com

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Changes in FERS?

Article Title: 20 Percent Hike In Your Health Premiums?

Snippet of Article: "...The presidential commission on deficit reduction chaired by former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.) and former White House aide Erskine Bowles (National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform) produced a laundry list of cuts that would be presented to Congress...."

Source: www.federalnewsradio.com Federal Employee Cuts, Federal Employee Health Benefits,

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Republican Senators: End FERS’s defined benefit pension

Article Title: How federal worker pensions might be targeted

Snippet of Article: "...Sens. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.) in March introduced a bill that would end FERS’s defined benefit pension for new employees beginning in 2013...."

Source: www.washingtonpost.com Federal Employee Retirement

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Federal Employee of the Year to be presented on September 15

Article Title: Finalists Announced for Outstanding Federal Employees

Snippet of Article: "...The finalists are contenders for eight prestigious Sammies, including Federal Employee of the Year, set to be presented on September 15 at a Washington, D.C. black-tie gala. The Service to America Medals have earned a reputation as the most prestigious awards dedicated to celebrating America’s civil servants...."

Source: www.fedsmith.com
Federal Employee of the Year,