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What’s new with federal benefits in 2023

While many federal employees go on autopilot when it comes to their benefits selections, Kevin Moss, director of marketing at Checkbook Health, says there are substantial changes coming for 2023 that you might want to consider. Premiums are going up an average of 8.7 percent in 2023, but every plan is different, Moss said. Moss […]


How the USPS sorting and delivery consolidation plan could affect workers

Ivan Butts, president of the National Association of Postal Supervisors, discusses how the U.S. Postal Service’s plans to consolidate mail processing operations across the country could impact postal workers and supervisors


Impacts of potential Schedule F

Richard Loeb, senior policy counsel at the American Federation of Government Employees, discusses Schedule F and the Preventing a Patronage System Act


Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program

Lisa Rein, reporter for the Washington Post, explains what she found when investigating problems with a program to help veterans get jobs


Incentivizing military service

Katherine Kuzminski, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discusses historic incentives the Navy and Air Force are now offering to new recruits


Why many young people aren’t applying for federal jobs

Sydney Heimbrock, chief industry advisor for government at Qualtrics, discusses why many younger workers are not applying to federal jobs and what the government can do to turn the trend around


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Linda Fagan on workforce, modernization, strategy and diversity

Admiral Linda Fagan made history when she became the 27th commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard in June. She is the first woman to lead a military branch and the Coast Guard’s first female four-star admiral. One of Fagan’s priorities is transforming the workforce. She told Government Matters she is focused on making it easier […]


Young federal employees leaving at higher rates than older counterparts, report finds

A recent report from the Partnership for Public Service found that federal employees under age 30 are quitting at a higher rate than their older counterparts. The 8.5% attrition rate of young federal employees is not a cause for alarm, said Oma Seddiq, politics reporter for Insider, but is significantly higher than the rate for […]

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