Federal Employee News

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

If RIF, what will be offered

Article Title: CSRS and break in service

Snippet of Article: "...If RIF, what will be offered to me for my retirement plan? 2. CSRS versus FERS..."

Source: federaltimes.com RIF,

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

More early retirement and buyouts for Agriculture Department

Article Title: The 2013 budget request: agency by agency

Snippet of Article: "...started closing 260 offices this year, plans to further use early retirement and buyouts to eliminate 900 more positions in 2013. Budget cuts forced..."

Source: www.federaltimes.com Early Retirements, Federal Employee Buyouts,

Friday, February 10, 2012

Bill to cut Federal Employee and Postal Pensions approved by House Panel

Article Title: House Panel Approves Bill To Cut Postal, Federal Pensions

Snippet of Article: "...legislation (H.R. 3813) was shepherded through the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee by a pair of politicians who are well-known opponents of postal workers: Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL)..."

Source: The Postal Newsgroup Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Dennis A. Ross (R-Fla.), Federal Retirement Cuts, Federal Employee Retirement,