FEMA

Part-time FEMA workers can get FEHB coverage

The Office of Personnel Management issued an interim final rule last month to revise Federal Employees Health Benefits Program regulations to make “certain employees who work on intermittent schedules” eligible to enroll an FEHB health benefits plan.

FEMA may offer intermittent employees FEHB coverage

The Office of Personnel Management issued an interim final rule last week to change Federal Employees Health Benefits Program regulations to make “certain employees who work on intermittent schedules” eligible to enroll an FEHB health benefits plan.

Informed Investor: Reviewing your homeowner's insurance: Part II

Recent earthquake and hurricane/tropical storm activity in the eastern Unied States has resulted in billions of dollars of damage to homeowners living in affected areas. This week's column discusses what federal employees should review in their homeowner's insurance policies with respect to coverage for damages to their homes caused by earthquakes and hurricanes/tropical storms.

Federal agencies prepare in advance of Irene

Departments and agencies rally in preparation for Hurricane Irene.

Weathering the storm

People with a low opinion of the federal government like to pass around jokes that have the punch line: "I'm from the federal government and I'm here to help." President Ronald Reagan famously called them "the 10 most frightening words in the English language."