Pay & Benefits Watch

Almost Every TSP Fund Ended Last Month (and Year) Down

The government securities (G) fund was the only offering in the retirement savings program that gained ground in 2022. 

The C Fund at 35: Trust the Long-Term Data When Investing in the TSP

For people invested in the federal government’s 401(k) style retirement plan, guest columnist Lee Radcliffe says long-term data from U.S. market history provides valuable lessons.

What Federal Employees Need to Know About Giving and Receiving Gifts in the Workplace

For ethics purposes, there are restrictions on what gifts federal workers and mail carriers can accept.

First Responder Retirement Bill Gets a Unanimous Senate Vote

The legislation allows first responders with disabilities to continue receiving federal retirement benefits in the same manner as though they had not been disabled.

Everything You Need to Know For Open Season 2022

All our Open Season coverage in one place to help you make the best decision this season.

Want to Vote or Volunteer at the Polls on Election Day, But Not Sure What the Leave Policy Is? We Can Help

President Biden signed an executive order in March 2021 that outlines leave policies for voting in elections and serving as poll workers or observers.

Money May Not Be Federal Workers' Main Motive For Quitting

The reasons driving federal employees to leave government service, and other pay and benefits news.

Union Chief Slams ‘Remarkably High’ Increase in Health Care Premiums

AFGE President Everett Kelly forecasts higher premiums may worsen the “widespread staffing crises.”