A coalition of over two dozen federal and postal employee groups sent a letter to President Obama last week to express “deep concern over the failure of the federal government to adequately protect its personnel computer systems and the devastating impact recent breaches of these systems may have on tens of millions of Americans, including the federal workforce.”
Legislation Allowing Penalty-Free Early TSP Withdrawals for Federal Public Safety Employees Sent to President
Bipartisan legislation that allows federal law enforcement and other public safety officials to make penalty-free withdrawals from their retirement plans after age 50 is heading to the President for his signature.
A federal employee insured under the Federal Employee Health Benefits Act (“FEHBA”) was injured in a car accident in 2006. The employee’s insurer, Group Health Plan, Inc. (which had previously contracted with the Office of Personnel Management to provide health insurance to federal employees) paid the employee’s medical bills resulting from injuries he suffered during the accident.
After two weeks of hearings into the data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), a group of House lawmakers is calling on President Obama to remove the OPM Director and agency Chief Information Officer (CIO).