Federal Employee News

Sunday, November 15, 2015

CSRS: When Am I Eligible to Retire?

Article Title: CSRS: When Am I Eligible to Retire?

Snippet of Article: "...There are five categories of benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS). Eligibility is based on your age and the number of years of creditable service and any other special requirements. In addition, you must have served in a position subject to CSRS coverage for one of the last two years before your retirement. If you meet one of the following sets of requirements, you may be eligible for an immediate retirement benefit. An immediate annuity is one that begins within 30 days after your separation..."

Source: www.opm.gov

FERS: When Am I Eligible to Retire?

Article Title: FERS: When Am I Eligible to Retire?

Snippet of Article: "...Eligibility is determined by your age and number of years of creditable service. In some cases, you must have reached the Minimum Retirement Age (MRA) to receive retirement benefits. Use the following chart to figure your Minimum Retirement Age..."

Source: www.opm.gov

Saturday, November 7, 2015

DEA chief calls medical marijuana a joke

Article Title: DEA chief: Medicinal marijuana is a 'joke'

Snippet of Article: "...Chuck Rosenberg, chief of the Drug Enforcement Administration, said that smoking marijuana should not be considered medical treatment on Wednesday, calling the notion a "joke." ..."

Source: www.cnbc.com medical marijuana,