Sequestration and its impact on you

February 20, 2013 — This week on “Your Turn”, we answer some of your questions and concerns about what sequestration means to you, your job and your benefits.

Questions such as:

  • Can you apply for unemployment?
  • What about the impact on your Thrift Savings Plan account?
  • Will being furloughed have an impact on your eventual retirement benefits?
  • What are your rights and responsibilities during a time of furloughs?

Washington attorney John Mahoney talks about your rights when in furlough status.

Join the online chat now with Beth Killoran, deputy assistant secretary for Information Technology and chief information officer at HHS.

In the second half of the show, Federal Times writers Stephen Losey and Sean Reilly talk about the pay freeze, pension liability, a new crackdown on poor performers, and, of course, sequestration.