Human Resources Information
ARE YOU A NEW FEDERAL EMPLOYEE???
As a Federal employee, you may be able to enroll in health, dental, vision and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement plans and apply for long term care insurance.
Just trying to sort your way through these options, understanding your pay and benefits and how things work in general can be daunting, but don't worry - help is available!
For starters, here are a few FastFacts from OPM:
This unique handbook, written for active federal employees, covers everything you need to know about your federal pay and benefits, such as the different pay schedules, base and locality pay, overtime pay, compensatory time off, relocation and retention bonuses, performance awards, holidays, all the various leave benefits, the federal student loan repayment program, Employee Assistance Programs, Alternative Work Schedules, and more!
This comprehensive handbook explains the very latest information on federal appointments including temporary, term, career and career-conditional appointments, probationary period, performance appraisals, transferring to other federal jobs, reinstatement rights, reductions in force (RIF) rules, the rights of military personnel, employment of Military retirees, Senior Executive Service, workers' compensation, ethics regulations, and more!
Planning for your retirement is getting much harder. That's federal handbooks published this highly detailed handbook - giving you the ins-and-outs of your federal retirement including all the latest federal changes, COLAs, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Liability Insurance, Family Benefits, Survivor Benefits, Social Security, Medicare, TSP, FERS and CSRS, and Retirement Resources. It also gives you a Five-Year Retirement Plan and more!