Q. I retire in September 2017 with 20 years at age 60. Can I carry over 240 hours of annual leave into 2017 plus annual leave earned until September?
Q. It’s not clear from OPM documentation if spousal earnings count against one’s calculation of the special retirement supplement. If my wife continues to work after I retire at age 58, would her earnings be counted against and reduce my SRS amount?
Q. I have been approved for FERS disability retirement but I am not receiving any checks yet. My High-3 pay is around $53,300. I only worked for 2½ years. What would my annuity payments be? I am 65 years old and on $1,100 a month of Social Security disability. How will the FERS disability affect my Social Security disability?
Q. Working to Jan. 3, 2018, means an employee leaves the second Thursday of the first pay period of 2018 with 3 days (Jan. 4-6) not worked. Is a partial sick or annual leave benefit calculated and added for the worked days in the partial pay period? Also, is there an online calculator to calculate a retirees annuity and the additional days necessary to add one month using data from one’s High-3, time in service, and annual and sick-leave balances?
Q. If someone joins the U.S. Postal Service and has four years active duty with an honorable discharge, will he/she automatically receive four weeks of annual leave from the start, or is it necessary to buy back their military time first?
Q. I am retiring Aug. 31 this year as a FERS employee from the National Institutes of Health, an agency with the Department of Health and Human Services. I carried more than 240 hours and I get eight hours each pay period. I currently have 312.5 hours. I have two pay periods left before I retire, which would give me 16 additional hours. And then based on what my final pay check will include, with an annual leave payout on Sept. 9, I calculate that those three pay periods will add 24 hours, which brings my leave to a total of 336.5 hours.…
Q. I bought back 20 years of military time during which I paid into Social Security. What is the reason/law why it applies to the FERS pension calculations but not the special retirement supplement?