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2013-04-11 12:30:18

Proposals would shift $8.4 billion in costs onto enrollees over decade WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In testimony delivered today before a House subcommittee, American Federation of Government Employees Public Policy Director Jacqueline Simon criticized proposals that the Obama administration has presented for altering the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. Simon testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce,...

2013-02-14 08:26:26

SEWELL, N.J., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carol Schmidlin is one of the few retirement planners willing to take on the labyrinth of Federal Benefits. It's a niche market that requires extensive training and constant updating as benefit regulations shift, and demands even more expertise from planners to incorporate them into a holistic retirement strategy. Yet, as the author of the book FedSavvy: Tools and Tips to Maximize Your Federal Benefits, Schmidlin has made it her mission to guide...

2009-04-01 12:59:00

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federally Employed Women (FEW) salutes the House of Representatives for approving legislation (HR 1804) that included two very important federal worker provisions. An amendment was offered by Federal Workforce Subcommittee Chairman Stephen Lynch (D-9-MA) to include the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Sick Leave Credit (HR 958) legislation during a previous mark up of the bill. Subcommittee member Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11-VA) offered...