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Retaliatory Actions in Federal Workers’ Compensation Cases

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Workers’ compensation came about due to decades of changes in labor laws which sought to protect the rights of workers, whether they worked for the government or the private sector of corporate America. These laws, in particular...

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Back Injuries, MRI and Federal Workers’ Compensation

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Injured federal workers with spinal injuries may wonder if it’s necessary to get an MRI in order to have their claims accepted. An MRI, also known as magnetic resonant imaging, is a form of imaging which uses large magnets to co...

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How to Win Third Party Cases – Federal Workers’ Compensation

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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According to FECA, or the Federal Employees Compensation Act, the Department of Labor has a legal right to collect expenses incurred if you as a federal employee are injured or killed by a third party due to this party’s intenti...

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Early Retirement for Injured Federal Workers – Should I Take The Buyout Offer?

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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The government is going through tumultuous times, with the debt clock slowly rising to inexorable levels. As a federal employee, you probably are worried about furloughs or reductions in force which have historically happened and ...

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How Will The Looming Government Shutdown Affect My Paycheck?

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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The debt ceiling is once again with us, and millions of us are worried about a government shutdown as a result. This seems to be history repeating itself, but in all honesty, many Americans are wondering when it will all pop and c...

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What Happens To My Health Insurance When I Leave My Federal Job Position?

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Working for the government affords you decent health insurance that will take care of almost any health issue you may encounter. A lot of you are wary about how you’re going to receive coverage when you leave federal service, an...

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Retirees, Beware Of The Grandparent Scam

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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As a federal retiree, you’ve probably built up a good nest egg, and are living a relatively comfortable, stress-free life. So what happens when you receive a call from your grandson who needs urgent help as he just got into an a...

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Govt To Slam The Door Shut On Legal Options for Federal Workers

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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If you’re thinking of advising your friends or loved ones to join federal service, think again. New legislation that’s currently being discussed in Congress may just strip away some of the benefits and protections you’ve com...

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Postal Service Records $2 Billion Loss – How This Affects You as a Retiree

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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The United States Postal Service is in the red once again, as seen by its quarterly report which came out Thursday indicating that it had made a $2.14 billion loss for the fiscal third quarter which ended on June 30th. In comparis...

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Federal Retirement Income Taxation Guide

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Michael McCready
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Nobody likes to deal with the uncomfortable reality of paying taxes and the technical complexities that come with it. As a federal worker or a retiree, taxes are a necessary evil. Underpaying on your taxes can lead to harsh penalt...

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