Pay & Benefits

Justice Department Employees Urge Leadership to End Pay Disparities

A group of six associations within the Justice Department said the practice of asking job applicants for their salary history fuels inequitable pay.

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Federal Employees Will Have Payroll Taxes Deferred in Next Paychecks, Processor Says

Trump faces allegations he is using the federal workforce as a 'guinea pig' for a policy that won't impact most Americans.

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What You Need to Know About CSRS Offset

For those feds covered by the Civil Service Retirement System and Social Security, calculating retirement benefits can get complicated.

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Survey: Vast Majority of TSP Participants Are Satisfied With the Retirement Savings Program

Although satisfaction levels are slightly down compared with 2017, officials with the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program said that is likely due to market volatility at the time of the survey.

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Be Careful of Who is Providing Your Retirement Advice

If they’re pushing alternatives to federal benefits like survivor annuities, be wary.

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GovExec Daily: Is it Time to Privatize the TSP?

W. Lee Radcliffe joins the podcast to discuss his post suggesting private business can administer the Thrift Saving Plan as well or better than the government.

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In the Work-From-Home Battle for Space, Women Are the Reluctant Nomads

For decades, home workspaces were portrayed as the domain of men. Now, with many families all working under one roof, women are paying the price.

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It’s Time to Consider Privatizing the Thrift Savings Plan

Index fund investing has become a commoditized business, and the private sector can perform the service just as well or better than the government.

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Lawmakers Revive Bipartisan Push for Maximum Telework at Agencies

The Pandemic Federal Telework Act would require agencies to allow all telework-eligible employees to work remotely for the duration of the COVID-19 national emergency.

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OPM Outlines Process for Restoring Leave After COVID

Regulations allowing some to carry over more than 30 days of annual leave into next year will also apply to future emergencies, Office of Personnel Management said.

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OPM Issues Regulations for Feds’ Paid Parental Leave

Beginning Oct. 1, federal workers will be entitled to up to 12 weeks of paid leave in connection with the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.

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How Your Benefits Have Changed Recently

To address the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the government has loosened restrictions on several federal employee benefits programs.

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TSP Posts Gains as New Funds Come Online

The stock market gave a warm welcome to the new lifecycle funds, now available in five-year increments.

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5 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Right Now

Federal employees need to be financially ready in case they’re affected by the coronavirus pandemic.