Federal Benefit Roundup

There’s a renewed focus in Washington on federal employee benefits. A slew of proposals aim to change how unused sick leave is credited toward retirement and provide paid leave for birth or adoption. There’s also an effort to grant gay and lesbian couples the same benefits available to the husbands and wives of heterosexual federal employees. So where’s this all headed? John Palguta is Vice President for Policy at the Partnership for Public Service and tells us more.