bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
7:17 pm, March 6, 2015

Search Result

Search Tags:  benefits

Feds in same-sex marriages given 60 days to update benefits

Federal employees in same-sex marriages have until August 26 to make changes to their health and life insurance among other benefits, according to a new memo from acting OPM Director Elaine Kaplan. Same-sex spouses of federal employees are now eligible for coverage under under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI), Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP), and Federal Long-term Care Insurance.

Tags: pay and benefits , OPM , workforce , Elaine Kaplan , DOMA , same-sex benefits , FEHBP , FEDVIP , Jack Moore

Friday - 06/28/2013, 06:50pm EDT

OPM expanding vision, dental options under FEDVIP next year

OPM is planning to add four new insurance carriers to the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) for 2014. Premium rates and benefits coverage of the new plans would be announced later this year ahead of the annual federal health-insurance Open Season.

Tags: pay and benefits , open season , FEDVIP , OPM , Elaine Kaplan , dental/vision plans

Friday - 06/21/2013, 05:18pm EDT

Court says ex-wife gets man's insurance money

The Supreme Court says a Virginia law can't override a federal employee's decision to make his ex-wife, not his wife, his beneficiary in a federal insurance program.

Tags: Supreme Court ,

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 07:44am EDT

'Unchained CPI Melody' bums some

When it comes to those annual cost-of-living adjustments, a growing number of federal workers and retirees actually get diet COLAs each January. And that would get worse -- and extend to all retirees under a White House plan that has strong congressional backing, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , chained CPI , COLA

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 02:00am EDT

All TSP funds continue positive trend in April

All Thrift Savings Plan funds continued to perform well in April. While only two funds reported higher return rates for the month compared to March, all funds posted positive returns.

Tags: retirement , TSP , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 06:19am EDT

Fed groups pounce on Obama's COLA-cutting proposal

In the latest proposals traded back and forth between the White House and Boehner, the President proposed changing the formula the Labor Department uses to measure inflation which would reduce annual COLAs for Social Security beneficiaries, including federal and military retirees. Federal-employee unions and groups remain worried the COLA proposals are still very much on the table.

Tags: Congress , John Boehner , Barack Obama , fiscal cliff , pay and benefits , retirement , COLA , chained CPI , Center for Budget and Policy Priorities

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 05:10pm EST

New retiree diet: 99 ways to serve Hamburger Helper

If Congress and the White House change the yardstick used to measure inflation, will retirees barely notice or will they have to go on a diet of Hamburger Helper and Ramen Noodles? Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's column for more.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , chained CPI , COLA

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 02:00am EST

Federal Drive Interviews -- Jan. 11, 2013

Muzaffar Chishti of the Migration Policy Institutes talks about the $18 billion the government is spending on immigration. Liz Gasster of the Business Roundtable weighs in on the need for comprehensive cybersecurity legislation. Ed Zurndorfer, register employee benefit consultant, discusses changes to the tax code.

Tags: Muzaffar Chishti , Migration Policy Institute , immigration , Liz Gasster , Business Roundtable , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , DoD , DoD Report , Ed Zurndorfer , tax code , Federal Drive

Friday - 01/11/2013, 09:17am EST

Investing via rearview mirror

While most of us invest for the future, the majority of people chart their course by looking backward, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So how's that working out for you?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , TSP , Arthur Stein

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 02:00am EST

Tips on how to land a federal job

Benefits expert and federal career specialist John Grobe, offers advice on how to get a job in the federal government.
December 26, 2012

Tags: pay and benefits , Congress , John Grobe , federal hiring , hiring practices , Federal Management Institute , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 11:43pm EST
Listen
  •  
  • 7
  •