Federal employees age 50 or older will be able to contribute thousands of more dollars to their Thrift Savings Plan accounts each year, under a bill passed by Congress this week.
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Most agencies are getting a gift in the Homeland Security bill: new buyout authority.
Federal employees are likely to receive a 4.1 percent average pay raise in 2003, but may have to wait a few weeks at the beginning of the year to get it.
A peek inside the thrilling realm of federal retirement funds.
In a new financial assessment, the Office of Personnel Management concludes that the Postal Service has paid billions of dollars more than necessary into its employees' pension fund during the last 30 years.
Key lawmakers on civil service committees overwhelmingly retained their seats Tuesday in this year’s House and Senate elections. The lone exception was in Maryland's 8th District, where Democratic state Sen. Chris Van Hollen upended Rep. Connie Morella, an eight-term Republican.
Congress will lose at least two, and possibly three, lawmakers on Tuesday who have championed the rights of federal workers and crusaded for federal management reforms.