The American Federation of Government Employees and have endorsed congressional candidates whom they hope will advocate for federal worker pay going forward.
The Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general says the agency needs a contingency plan to address risks in the long-term care insurance market.
Joining host Julie Perkins of Shaw Bransford & Roth is Sara Newman, DrPH, MCP, an active duty commissioned corps officer in the United States Public Health Service currently assigned to the National Park Service serving as the Director of the NPS Office of Public Health (OPH). Sara is the principal advisor to the NPS Director and executive leadership for public health protection, disease prevention and health promotion decisions impacting the health of more than 300 million visitors to more than 400 parks nationwide.
April 16, 2018
Are proposals to freeze federal pay and cut retirement benefits just political talk or, as one retiree put it, a reasonable menace?
In locations with fewer federal workers and/or fewer high grade jobs, promotion opportunities for employees in lower grade jobs are more limited than that of employees at the same grade in the D.C. region.
How would proposed changes to your federal pension plan affect you? Find out when NARFE’s Jessica Klement and Jill Talley join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. April 11, 2018
The Air Force is giving airmen 16 more hours of free childcare and using a new web tool to connect them with housing.
Host Ben Carnes of Shaw Bransford and Roth will delve into the Trump Administration’s tech and science agenda with guests Carten Cordell, a Senior Technology Reporter at FedScoop, as well as Derek B. Johnson, a reporter at FCW. The panel will also highlight examples of the federal government’s attempts to implement emerging technologies, like blockchain.
April 6, 2018
The federal benefits expert discusses which features could see a change under the Trump administration.
As the Pentagon puts more pressure on its all-volunteer force, it’s finding a disconnect between the people it wants and the people it has in its ranks.
Union leaders differ on the new Postal Service Reform Act introduced in the Senate, which is meant to make the USPS more financially stable but could have ramifications for employees’ health care.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Ray Kirk, Ph.D., Federal Benefits Specialist. During Financial Literacy Month we will look at the basics of “Financial Literacy (FL)” – what it is, why it is so important, and how being financially aware will enhance your daily, monthly and annual financial decisions.
With more federal workers and retirees with million dollar-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts, it is worth examining what qualities those individuals tend to have in common.
With the Trump Administration releasing the Presidents Management Agenda this week, we’ve assembled a panel of experts to discuss key components of the agenda this Friday.
March 23, 2018