Early Retirement for Federal Employees

By Kimberly H. Berry, Esq.. www.retirementlaw.com

The Federal workforce is presently undergoing significant changes in size. Many federal agencies are shifting their workforce into other areas.  In some instances, this has led to the Federal government to provide incentives for Federal employees to retire early.  This article focuses on these incentives and considerations in accepting early retirement.

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OPM Disability Retirement

By Kimberly H. Berry, www.retirementlaw.com

We represent federal employees in Office of Personnel Management (OPM) disability retirement filings and appeals.  Federal approval-opmemployees, in both the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) are eligible for disability retirement should the need arise. In order to be eligible for this type of retirement, CSRS employees generally must have completed five (5) years of federal service and FERS employees must have completed 18 months of creditable service.

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Federal Employee Law Blog Begins

 

By John V. Berry, Esq., www.berrylegal.com

Berry & Berry, PLLC, attorneys specializing in federal employment law matters before the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals, the Office of Special Counsel, and many other federal administrative agencies are proud to announce their new blog, which provides information on various areas of interest to federal employees.