Pay & Benefits

One Chart Showing Every Military Pay Raise in the Last 30 Years

Congress could soon match the lowest military pay raise in recent memory.

Read more12:59 PM ETLeave a comment Petty Officer 1st Class Mark O'Donald/U.S. Navy

Proposed Rule Prohibits Federal Contractors From Firing Employees Who Discuss Pay

Groups have 90 days to comment on regulations to implement President Obama’s April executive order.

New Guidance Aims to Help Vietnam-Era Vets Who Are Denied Benefits

The Pentagon wants to make it easier for vets suffering from PTSD who received less-than-honorable discharges to obtain service benefits.

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Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., introduced a new measure to recoup bonuses already paid to employees already found guilty of misconduct.

Lawmakers Are Still Finding New Ways to Punish VA Employees

House panel looks to reform performance management and limit bonuses for VA workers.

Retirement Planning

How to Pick a Financial Adviser

What to do if you need help in setting and meeting your retirement goals.

IRS Can Now Withdraw Money from Your TSP Account to Collect on Tax Debts

Final rule aims to fix "loophole" that benefited federal employees.

Pay & Benefits Watch OPM Director Katherine Archuleta noted the changes are important as the workforce becomes more mobile.

Feds Can Donate to More Charities, But Will They?

The annual Combined Federal Campaign runs through Dec. 15.

Shutdown-Averting Spending Bill Would Allow Fed Pay Raise

House GOP measure would keep government open through mid-December and would not block Obama’s proposed 1 percent raise.

In April 2013, the Office of Personnel Management unveiled a memorial to civilian federal employees killed in the line of duty.

Agencies Can Now Honor Fallen Feds with American Flags

Next of kin of civilians killed in the line of duty on or after Dec. 20, 2011, can request a flag.

Retirement Claims Backlog Dips in August

Chart shows OPM’s latest progress in processing pending claims.

Feds Can Now Roll Over Unused Flexible Spending Account Funds

OPM allows eligible participants in the health care FSA to carry up to $500 into the next plan year.

Obamacare Subsidies Are Going Back to Court

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will reconsider a ruling eliminating insurance subsidies in the majority of states.

Retirement Planning

Retired and Rehired

If phased retirement isn’t for you, there are other ways to keep working for government after retiring.

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