Shame on HHS

Telework, Flex Days, Awards and Transit Subsidies are on the Line

Are you angry and frustrated with management’s proposals to cut your rights and benefits? Get ready for the ‘Shame on HHS’ Day.

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Shame on HHS (sticker)

This Friday, NTEU and HHS employees nationwide are conducting a ‘Shame on HHS’ Day to deliver a strong and unified message to management: We don’t appreciate being treated disrespectfully. Continue reading “Shame on HHS”

More Older Americans Declare Bankruptcy

Excerpt from LinkedIn Daily Rundown published on August 6, 2018

RetirementAmericans aged 65 and older are filing for bankruptcy three times as much as they were in 1991, according to a new study from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project. And although 12.2% of all bankruptcy filers are now 65 or older (up from 2.1% in 1991), the aging of baby boomers doesn’t account for such a significant jump. The only explanation is structural shifts such as waiting longer for Social Security benefits, employer-provided pensions being replaced by 401(k) savings plans, greater medical costs and declining incomes, according to the report. Here’s what people are saying.