Many federal workers, people with good jobs and good salaries are self-made millionaires. They did it by investing an average of 29 years in the C and S funds of their Thrift Savings Plan.
Nathan Abse discusses a new report on sexual harassment in the federal workspace and in general with Dr. Barbara Ziv, a forensic psychiatrist and expert on sexual harassment and sexual assault.
Federal employees serving in an unusually wide assortment of law enforcement and investigative agencies were pulled into management of national protests following the police detention and killing of George Floyd.
The Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation plan to offer Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA) and Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIP) options to eligible employees.
Senior citizens concerned that they’re being tricked out of their Social Security benefits by scammers impersonating government employees are flooding agency phone lines and offices.
Despite plans to incrementally bring workers back to the office, federal agencies still expect to allow at least some part of their workforces to continue to work remotely due to the lingering COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier this month the Thrift Savings Plan announced more new Lifecycle funds will be available July 1.
The plan, laid out in the administration’s 2021 budget proposal -- and included in the draft National Defense Authorization Act -- would hack away at benefits, bringing “steep cuts in workers’ compensation,” AFGE said.
The killing of George Floyd brought strong protests and reflections from union leaders representing of federal employees.
Thrift Savings Share Prices as of June 10, 2020.