The full 2018 budget proposal could include a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees. This number is in line with the annual pay adjustment formula set under Title 5 of the U.S. Code for most federal employees under the General Schedule. The President can ultimately choose to differ from this formula and must tell Congress of his alternative by Sept. 1.
Federal Headlines reports that the Trump administration will be announcing a 1.9 percent pay raise for civilian employees.
After a year without a cost-of-living adjustment, federal and Social Security retirees may experience a slight pulse in the inflation catchup pipeline, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
A year-long task force wants the Defense Department to change childcare, TRICARE and the “up or out” system.
The senior executive service faces an unprecedented time where criticism is rampant, the environment is fast-paced and the retirement bubble teeters on popping.
The Office of Personnel Management said scammers are posing as federal agents and trying to get money from federal retirees.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Michael Townshend, Transition Specialist to the show to talk about determining the best time to retire.
President Donald Trump offered a first look at his upcoming management agenda in the 2018 budget blueprint. The agenda will focus on eliminating agency reporting requirements on IT, acquisition, human capital and real property and letting “managers manage.” It also suggests the budget and reorganization executive order initiatives will drive future agency workforce cuts.
House Armed Services Committee aides say they want to keep a close eye on the personnel reforms put in place by the 2017 NDAA.
Imagine you are a contestant on the popular Jeopardy quiz show, and the category is about Uncle Sam’s alphabet-soup programs for workers and retirees. Do you know the difference between CSRS and FERS?
Tammy Flanagan with the National Institute of Transition Planning joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss Uncle Sam’s alphabet-soup federal benefits program for workers and retirees. March 22, 2017
With the President’s fiscal 2018 budget expected later this week, lawmakers and federal employee unions are gearing up for what could be a long and contentious fight over civilian agency spending and possible cuts to other federal employee programs. The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association says the 2018 budget is its biggest challenge this year.
The super-safe G fund of the federal Thrift Savings Plan never has a bad year, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there’s a downside.
What does the annual buzzards homecoming festival in Hinckley, Ohio have in common with the federal Thrift Savings Plan’s G fund? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you may be surprised.
Hosts, Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, welcome Kathy Lavinder, founder of Security & Investigative Placement Consultants, to speak about how the private sector job hunt is much different than the Federal job hunt.
March 13, 2017