The gig economy is a durable but static part of the U.S. economy. Employers will always have their traditional challenges.
When most people focus on millionaires in government they are talking about a relatively small number of super-rich political appointees. But there is a larger group who did it by saving and investing in the Thrift Savings Plan.
The Trump administration has submitted a legislative package that would, among other things, eliminate cost of living adjustments for current and future retirees. Will Congress pass it? Find out when NARFE Deputy Director for Advocacy John Hatton joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the president’s proposals. June 6, 2018
Federal retirees in 1980 could establish a standard of living and keep it even during 14 percent inflation and 11-plus percent the following year. Now, the Trump administration has submitted a legislative package that would, among other things, eliminate cost of living adjustments for current and future workers retiring under the Federal Employees Retirement System.
The private sector can bring perks and pay many feds only dream of, but a recent report by the Federal Reserve Board, indicated life outside the federal fold is not always a bed of roses.
President Donald Trump has signed executive orders making it easier to fire poor-performing federal employees and overhaul federal employees union rights. J. David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about the EOs and their potential impact. May 30, 2018
The amount of money the White House is proposing to cut from federal workers’ take-home pay and the future inflation protection benefits for retirees closely mirrors the balance of the F, I and S funds in the Thrift Savings Plan as of Dec 31.
The House-passed version of the defense authorization act does not include the Trump administration’s proposed changes to federal retirement.
If any of the Trump administration’s proposals to overhaul the federal pay and pension plans make it through Congress, thousands of federal workers might have to extend their tours of duty by as much as a decade to maintain their standard of living.
Jeff Neal, former DHS CHCO, looks at the recent proposals from OPM and OMB that would freeze federal pay for a year and decrease federal employee compensation.
Federal management leaders in the Trump administration say they’re optimistic they can lead a bipartisan, inclusive discussion about its plan to modernize the federal workforce.
Long-awaited guidance from the General Services Administration will help make federal employees whole who must relocate for their job.
COLAs are based on the rise in inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index-W, from the third quarter year over year. It’s possible the January COLA will be less if living costs drop, but that is unlikely given the year-long rise in oil-prices, one of the chief drivers of inflation.
Republicans who want to stave off a midterm majority-party defeat might want to run some numbers on fed voters in their districts.