Questions Often Asked About Retirement Checks

It's not unusual for the Retirees Department to get phone calls concerning what to do about late, lost or stolen annuity checks. The following summarizes our typical answers to a few of the frequently asked questions the department receives.

Returning to the Union in a Non-Retiring Role

I am very pleased to have been appointed to the job of Retirees Director. I sincerely thank President Burrus for this opportunity, and I look forward to continuing the outstanding work of my predecessor, John R. Smith.

The Government Pension Offset Why It Should Be Repealed

During the last Congress, bills were introduced in the House and Senate to repeal the Government Pension Offset provision of current Social Security law. Although the legislation had many co-sponsors, it never made it out of committee for a vote in...

Focus at Every Level

Nov. 4, 2008, is one of the most important days that we face as adults in this country. The decisions we make on this day will have a direct impact on our lives, as well as the lives of our families, friends and neighbors.

Stop the Cycle of Violence!

Many people believe that domestic violence is a private matter, but it’s not. It is a critical problem that affects us all. Domestic violence occurs in every community, and in workplaces and schools across the country. To solve this problem, we must...