FEDWeek

Decisions on Key Workplace Issues Left to September – and Likely Later

The Senate has followed the House in recessing until after Labor Day, leaving to September – and likely later – …More

Biden Signs Climate, Tax Bill with Polarizing IRS Workforce Boost

President Biden has signed sweeping legislation reflecting Democrat policies on tax, health insurance and climate matters that was recently passed …More

Biden Letter Likely Next Step Toward 4.6 Percent Fed Pay Raise

With Congress on recess through Labor Day, the next action regarding the January 2023 federal employee pay raise likely will …More

Lower-Performing Postal Facilities Share Common Personnel Issues, IG Says

Lower-performing Postal Service facilities have in common several problems related to personnel, says an IG report. In a look at …More

Act Soon on Student Loan Forgiveness Waiver, Unions Say

Federal employee unions have urged federal employees to act soon to qualify for a special waiver period under the Public …More

COLA Count Retreats a Bit off 9 Percent High

The inflation index used to set federal retirement COLAs fell by 0.1 percentage points in July, the first decrease so …More

Pay Gap Figure Put at 22.47 Percent; More Feds Could Join Higher-Paying Zones

Salary Council Sets Aside Trump-Era Ideas on Pay Comparisons

40,000 Fewer TSP Investors Feeling Like a Million Bucks

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

GSA Faces Personnel Issues in Using Infrastructure Act Funds, IG Says

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act enacted last year added substantial funding for projects under the GSA’s Public Buildings Service …More

OPM Allows Emergency Leave Transfer for Kentucky Flooding
Meaningful Work, Support for Employees Make IC a Top Place to Work, Group Says
Online Plain Language Summit Scheduled
Using Fuller Data on Deaths Would Help Some Programs, Says Report
SBA Gives Government an ‘A’ in Meeting Contracting Goals
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Bill before Senate Would Alter Retirement Savings, Distribution Policies

The Senate Finance Committee has cleared for a vote in the full Senate a wide-ranging bill affecting retirement savings and …More

fehb value for federal employees critical
What Coordination of Benefits Means in the FEHB
Using Insurance for ‘Wealth Replacement’
Tough Year for RMDs: NARFE Asks for Suspension of Mandatory TSP Payouts
The Differences between Deferred and Postponed Annuities
Weighing a Mortgage Payoff in Retirement
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TSP Investment Report

Your FERS Annuity is Worth More Than You Think

How much is your FERS annuity worth? More than you think it is! FERS is a defined benefit plan that …More

Beware Recency Bias When Thinking About Your Retirement
TSP Investment: Neglect Retirement Savings at Your Own Peril
Why So Few are Taking Advantage of TSP Mutual Fund Window

Armed Forces News

PACT Act Passes for Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits, Agent Orange, and Radiation

Updated: The US Senate has passed a bill granting Veterans exposed to burn pits the right to receive VA benefits. …More

Officers Could Get Uniform Allowance
AF Launches Sexual Assault Response Plan
Commanders to Determine Mask Guidance Based on Local Conditions
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