Pay & Benefits

Anti-Labor Group Urges Federal Government to Stop All Existing Union Payroll Deductions

Group's argument has already been rejected by a federal appellate court in decision that did not set a precedent.

3, 2, 1 ... Retire!

If your departure date is approaching, you may wonder how the process unfolds.

Federal Travelers Will Get a Small Per Diem Boost in 2020

The General Services Administration has made a number of changes to non-standard area designations, where reimbursement rates are higher.

TSP Posts Modest Gains in July, Although International Stocks Fall

Most funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program saw only slight increases last month.

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Lawmakers, Agencies Look to Fix Leave Reform That Was Never Implemented

A measure intended to cap a specific use of paid time off may finally go into effect.

Postal Supervisors Sue for Better Pay

After the Postal Service largely ignored the non-binding findings of a mediation panel, supervisors sued for retroactive pay increases.

Let It Be, Roll It Over, Move It or Cash It Out

Assessing your options for what to do with your retirement fund when you change jobs.

Survey: Five in Six HHS Employees May Consider Leaving if Telework is Restricted

Department has stripped telework provisions from its union contract, and is expected to require employees to commute at least four days per week.

Why You Might Want to Take Social Security Early

There are reasons not to wait for larger payouts when you’re older.

New Guidance Helps Agencies Assess the Value of Work-Life Balance Programs

The federal government is looking to quantify the costs and benefits of programs such as telework.