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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Hiring Back Retirees

Hiring back retirees to help out on critical business may seem like a great idea. Afterall, they've got the expertise. But few agencies are taking advantage of a recent law that lets them rehire retirees and pay them both their full pensions and full salaries. The Government Accountability Office looked closely at six agencies. It found even the Office of Personnel Management barely used the so-called "dual compensation" waiver. The Treasury Department made the most use of the tool to rehire IRS agents.

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