To To BenefitsLink Home Page
Search the News

Featured Opportunities
Temporary Retirement Plan Operations Analyst
Associate Vice President & Regional Sales Consultant
Associate Vice President & Regional Sales Consultant
Pension Administrator
Director of Marketing
Compensation & Retirement Plan Analyst

Free Daily Newsletters
Retirement Plans
Health & Welfare Plans


Benefits in the News > By Subject >

Government plans - federal

Now Viewing
Recent Headlines
View Excerpts and
Recent Headlines

[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Proposed Regs: Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Expansion of Eligibility to Certain Employees on Temporary Appointments and Certain Employees on Seasonal and Intermittent Schedules
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Proposed Regs for Federal Employees' Retirement System: Present Value Conversion Factors for Spouses of Deceased Separated Employees
Federal Employees to Get More Flexibility for Dental and Vision Coverage
The Benefits Federal Employees Love Most
Approaches to Reducing Federal Spending on Military Pay and Benefits
Defense Department Would Get the Most Budgetary Mileage by Walking Back Recent Benefit Increases
Senate Panel Backs Changing TSP Default Settings to More Lucrative Funds
Federal Employee Retirement Claims Backlog Could Be Eliminated by End of 2014
2014 Report of Recommendations of the Advisory Committtee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (PDF)
NAFI Plans: Federal Retirement Programs Not Funded by the Government
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Notice: Federal Employees' Retirement System; Normal Cost Percentages
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Notice: Federal Employees' Retirement System; Present Value Factors
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Notice: Civil Service Retirement System; Present Value Factors
Bill Would Exempt Federal Public Safety Officers from Early Distribution Penalty
Inspector General Benchmarks Postal Service Retirement Benefits (PDF)
Federal Employees Won't Be Able to Escape Their TSP Debt, Even by Leaving Government
How Obamacare Could Lead to Better, Cheaper FEHBP Coverage
Sinkhole of Bureaucracy: Federal Employee Retirements Are All Processed by Hand
[Opinion] Military Retirement System Is Too Costly -- and Inequitable
Proposal Would Change TSP Default Settings
Department of Defense Proposes Extensive Changes in Retirement Benefits
[Guidance Overview] IRS Publication 5138, Quick Reference Guide for Public Employers, Updated February 2014 (PDF)
Head of Largest Federal Employee Union Calls for Repeal of Pension Cuts
Military Retiree Pay Cut Partially Reversed by Congress
Recent Trends in Federal Civilian Employment and Compensation
Senate Panel to Examine Military Pension Cut
[Opinion] Veterans Lack 'California Rule' Pension Protection
Lessons to Be Learned for Feds in the Condition of Other Government Plans (PDF)
CBO Report Says Boosting Military Retiree Health Costs Would Save Billions
CBO Report on Approaches to Reducing Federal Spending on Military Health Care
Federal Employees' Thrift Savings Plan Ends 2013 on a Positive Note
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Interim Final Regs on Eligibility of Pathways Programs Participants for FEHBP
Proposed Legislation Would Restore COLAs for Military Retirees
Younger Military Veterans Angered by Budget Cuts to Their Pension Benefits
Employer Contribution and Premium Growth in Health Insurance
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Proposed Regs on Federal Employee Dental and Vision Insurance Program; Qualifying Life Event Amendments
Lawmakers Propose 'Self Plus One' Option for Federal Health Program
Budget Deal Includes $12 Billion in Pension Changes for Federal Employees
Federal Employees' Tension Over Possible Pension Changes Escalates
[Official Guidance] Text of Veterans Affairs Rewrite Project: Compensation and Pension Regulations
Lawmakers Want Federal Employees to Have Socially Responsible Retirement Investment Options
Federal Employees' Health Benefits Are Not Affected by Obamacare
Perks Ease Way in Health Plans for Lawmakers
Republican Senators Propose Eliminating Pensions for New Federal Employees
[Official Guidance] IRS Announces 2014 Pension Plan Limitations; Taxpayers May Contribute Up to $17,500 to Their 401(k) Plans in 2014
Federal Retirees Will Receive 1.5 Percent COLA Next Year
GOP Lawmakers Eye Federal Employee Retirement Benefits in Upcoming Budget Talks
[Official Guidance] Text of Final OPM Regulation Allowing Health Coverage for Children of Same-Sex Domestic Partnerships But Only in States Not Allowing Same-Sex Marriages
Thousands of Federal Employees Withdrew Retirement Investments During Shutdown
New Bill Would Protect Federal Retirement Plan Participants from Predatory Lenders
Federal Retiree Groups Blast Proposed Switch to Less Generous COLA Formula
U.S. Postal Service: Health and Pension Benefits Proposals Involve Trade-offs
Federal Employee Thrift Savings Plan Is Having a 'Booming' September
Federal Employee Thrift Savings Plan to Begin Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages
Postal Service Offers Early Retirement to More Than 15,000 Supervisors
Postal Service Inspector General Puts Retirement and Leave Benefits Under the Microscope
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Proposed Regs on Compensatory Time Off for Religious Observances and Other Miscellaneous Changes (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Memo to Chief Human Capital Officers on the ACA and the Health Insurance Marketplace
Wave of Federal Retirements May Be Ahead
Federal Employees to Be Surveyed Again About Benefits

Important word about authorship:
BenefitsLink® ( provides this page for you, containing selected hypertext links to pages on the web that our editors think will be useful or interesting to you. But BenefitsLink is not the author or publisher of those linked pages (except as expressly indicated). You should contact directly the author of any such linked pages for copyright or other information about their contents.
© 2014, Inc.
Privacy Policy