Pay & Benefits

House Panel Advances Spending Bill With 3.1% Pay Raise for Feds

The measure also would block the Trump administration’s plan to merge the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration.

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TSP Funds End May Mostly in the Red

Only two funds within the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program posted gains last month.

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House Appropriators Propose 3.1% Civilian Pay Raise for 2020, Reject OPM-GSA Merger

Initial version of the general government spending bill ignores President Trump’s request for a pay freeze.

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What You Need to Know About TSP's New Withdrawal Options

Changes coming in mid-September will allow participants more flexibility in how they take money out of their retirement savings accounts.

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Separating Fact and Opinion

It can be difficult to tell the two apart in the federal retirement world.

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U.S. Postal Employees’ Retirement Assets Are Invested More Cautiously Than Those of Their Foreign Counterparts

Legally mandated strategy is not risky, but also does not produce high returns that might help reduce a gap in pension assets and liabilities, report notes.

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Early Retirement, Severance Options Unclear for Forest Service Workers Facing Layoffs

The decision to eliminate 1,100 Forest Service jobs by Sept. 30 leaves a lot of unanswered questions for employees.

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TSA Announces Pass-Fail Performance Management System for Screeners

Officials say the new process will cut down on paperwork and continue to reward strong performers.

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House Democrats Move to Block Agency Relocations, Buyouts

Lawmakers put language in appropriations bills to prevent the Trump administration from advancing key initiatives.

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OPM Encourages Agencies to Expand Telework Amid Summer Metro Station Closures

Six Metro stations in Virginia will shut down entirely for platform repairs, beginning next week and lasting through early September.