Impact of Vaccine Mandate for Feds to Be Felt Soon; VA Potential Bellwether

With several deadlines now passed and others just ahead, the Coronavirus vaccination mandate will soon have direct impacts on individual …More

Side Effects of Vaccination to Be Covered under FECA

Federal employees who suffer side effects when being vaccinated against the Coronavirus under the Biden administration’s mandate can submit claims …More

Key Benefits Interest Rate Holds Steady

The Treasury Department has announced that the interest rate charged on payments needed to capture credit for service toward federal …More

CBO Projects Low Use of Buyouts at DoD

The Congressional Budget Office has projected that the Defense Department will offer 6,400 buyouts over a four-year period—out of a …More

Representative Payee Rules Finalized; Wider FEDVIP Eligibility Proposed

OPM has finalized rules to carry out changes enacted last year regarding “representative payees,” who receive payments such as federal …More

Postal Employee Dissatisfaction High by Several Measures, Says IG

An inspector general report has said that dissatisfaction among Postal Service employees is high by several measures, including the agency’s …More

Most Federal Employees Believe Their Work Makes a Difference, Says MSPB

January Retirement COLA Set: 5.9 Percent for CSRS, 4.9 for FERS

Another Deadline Lies Not Far Ahead on Agency Funding, Debt Ceiling Issues

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

Democrats on Key Senate Panel Back Biden on Unions, Other Issues

The Democratic leaders of the Senate Appropriations Committee have backed the Biden administration’s positions on a number of federal workplace …More

EEOC Launches Federal Case Data Dashboard
Report Cites Need for Training about AI
Staffing, Workplace Safety among Top Challenges at IRS
OPM Begins Assessment of Agency Learning and Development Programs
IT, Personnel, Other Challenges Common Across Agencies, Says IG Council
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Report Cites Issues with Scattered Small Retirement Savings Accounts

Investors increasingly have small and scattered retirement savings accounts and that trend appears likely to continue, says a report that …More

Figuring the Lump-Sum Payment for Unused Annual Leave on Separation
Rental Property: An Investment, but Also a Responsibility
Target-Date Funds Popular but Choice Not Always Based on Age, Says Report
In FSA Program, Parents Can Be ‘Dependents’ Too
fedweek.com: tsp annuity change not colas
Using an Annuity for Cash Flow in Retirement
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TSP Investment Report

Leaving Federal Service Due to Vaccine Mandate? Look Before You Leap

I suspect that most current federal employees are, or soon will be, “fully vaccinated” for COVID-19. By the CDC’s definition, …More

Working Longer vs. Having Less in Retirement
TSP Rollovers and RMDs When You’re 72 or Over
Wait for Full Social Security Retirement Age for a Bigger Payment

Armed Forces News

Man Pleads Guilty of Skimming NFCU Info

A Romanian man has pleaded guilty of conspiring to and following through on an effort to skim information from ATM …More

Guidance for Vaccine Religious Accommodation Offered
Human Error, Maintenance Issues Cited in Fatal AAV Accident
VA To Resume Overpayment Notifications
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