USPS: Annual benefits enrollment period begins

Open season, the once-a-year opportunity for Postal Service employees to make changes to their health coverage or choose a new plan, is Nov. 9-Dec. 14 this year. Here’s what you should know: • You should review your coverage. The Postal Service wants you to evaluate your options to ensure you have the coverage you need…

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NARFE statement on Postal Service Task Force Report

Alexandria, Va. (December 6, 2018) – In response to a sustainability report released by the Task Force on the U.S. Postal System, NARFE National President Ken Thomas issued the following statement: “NARFE appreciates the opportunity to have worked with the Postal Service Task Force to discuss the issues facing this vital national agency. Notably, the…

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House passes budget without federal benefit cuts

By Andy Medici – May 1, 2015 Civilian agencies would see their budgets slashed while the Defense Department would get billions of dollars in additional funding, under a budget proposal passed by the House April 30. The House voted 226 to 197 to pass the budget, with all Democrats and 12 Republicans voting in opposition….

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Feds Will Pay 3.8 Percent More Toward Health Care Premiums in 2015, Postal employees will face much more dramatic increases

(October 7, 2014) Federal employees and retirees will pay an average of 3.8 percent more toward their health insurance premiums in 2015, the Office of Personnel Management announced Tuesday. Federal Employees Health Benefits Program enrollees with self-only coverage will contribute an average of $2.93 more per paycheck, while those with family coverage will pay about…

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