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Archive: Federal Disability Retirement

  Our recent webinar covered Federal Employees’ Rights to Federal Disability Retirement. This is an especially important topic that brought up a lot of great questions during the webinar. Watch the webinar This article outlines some of those questions and goes in-depth into the answers to those questions. Our hope is to help you understand…

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OPM Proposal Limits Federal Employee Back Pay

There have been a lot of recent changes to regulations that may affect Federal Employees directly and we want to make sure that you are kept up to date with any recent changes to help prepare you in advance. On October 6, 2020, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) sent out a proposal stating that…

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OPM Federal Performance Regulations

On September 17, 2019, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued its final regulations governing probation on initial appointment to a competitive position, performance-based reduction in grade and removal actions, and adverse actions that will go into effect on November 16, 2020. This final rule builds on to the executive order (E.O) 13839 that was…

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OPM disability retirement lawyer

You may have recently come across news stating that President Donald Trump issued an executive memorandum authorizing employers to defer Social Security tax deductions from employees’ paychecks between September 2020 to December 31, 2020. This is a particularly important topic to cover as it will affect federal workers differently than private sector workers. This executive…

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Our recent webinar covered one of our most popular topics, the differences between FERS Federal Disability Retirement and OWCP Federal Workers’ Compensation. This is a complex subject and brought up a lot of questions during the webinar. We outlined some of the most important ones here. Read on for the answers! Watch the webinar Q:…

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In our recent webinar we covered how federal employees can protect their financial future with Federal Disability Retirement. There were a lot of great questions and we’re going to go in-depth with some of our answers here. This is a very relevant subject, as more and more federal employees become concerned about the impact of…

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In this article we’ll dive into some of questions we received during our recent webinar on Federal Disability Retirement vs. Social Security Disability and go into more detail with some of the answers. These common questions show just how difficult it can be to understand the nuances around FERS Federal Disability Retirement and Social Security…

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Federal Employee Benefits during COVID19

“We are living in unprecedented and uncertain times.” By now, you have likely heard this ad nauseum, but it doesn’t take away from the fact that we are collectively concerned about the future. Whether it be a volatile economy, furlough fears, or the spread of a novel virus, we are all concerned about how the…

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As our country continues to navigate the impact of coronavirus, more and more people are directly affected. This is putting many in a position where they are unable to work or need to be home to take care of someone who is sick. Many are quickly depleting their financial resources, sick leave, and vacation time…

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For many of us, “social distancing” has brought our daily lives to a screeching halt, and you might expect an even slower pace at government offices. From teleworking to shutdowns, there is much uncertainty on the horizon for feds. As of this posting, the OPM is still operational, and processing claims. Many at the OPM…

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