If you’re a federal employee who’s worried about new threats to your pay, benefits, retirement and workplace rights, you are not alone. A large slice of the federal workforce is just as apprehensive as you are.
Posts By Tony Reardon
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act — better known as the workers’ comp program for the federal workforce.
Federal employees across the government work to ensure that the financial system has appropriate safeguards and protections that give Americans peace of mind. Here are the top five ways federal employees look out for your financial security.
There is no question that the federal workforce needs to attract diverse and talented people so the U.S. government is positioned to tackle the complex issues facing our country. That includes millennials. There are four key steps the next administration and Congress must take to ensure millennials consider public service as a career option and… Read more »
The recent election results have made many federal employees anxious for their futures. In times of uncertainty, the best defense is a strong offense. And the best offense is to join a federal-employee union.
Did you know that there’s a non-profit organization whose only purpose is to help federal employees help each other during times of distress? Did you also know that this same group provides scholarships so federal employees and their immediate family members can afford college?
The 1978 Civil Service Reform Act affects the working lives of federal employees every day. It codified merit systems principles and created a framework to resolve disputes involving them—a structure that remains in place and continues to benefit federal employees like you. Here’s an introduction to the law.
The Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS) will allow you to set aside money for your health- and dependent-care expenses and help you to save on your taxes. So why aren’t more federal employees signing up for this commonsense benefit?
To help new moms and dads who work for the federal government Congress needs to pass paid parental leave legislation. The Family and Medical Leave Act provides important benefits, but it requires people to take unpaid leave. The sad truth is many federal employees can’t afford to do that. That’s why it’s imperative for Congress… Read more »
Federal employees shouldn’t have to choose between their jobs and caring for themselves or their immediate family members. That’s where the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can help. Here are few basics about this important law.