Federal Employee News

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Postal Service wants to force retirees out of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and over to Medicare

Article Title: USPS Plan to Pull Out of Fed Health Benefits Could Cost Postal Workers

Snippet of Article: "...The Postal Service would reach a majority of its savings by shifting its retirees... to Medicare..."

Source: www.govexec.com Postal Service, FEHB, Medicare,

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Small 2014 Federal Pay Raise May Be Coming

Article Title: COLA? Maybe. Pay raise? Maybe not!

Snippet of Article: "...Thanks to a three-year pay freeze, higher taxes and rising health insurance premiums, take-home pay for most nonpostal federal workers has been shrinking every year. The White House originally..."

Source: www.federalnewsradio.com 2014 Pay Raise