By Mike Causey
The Social Security Administration, one of the government’s biggest, best-known operations, is offering older, long-time employees the chance to take early retirement.
SSA is well-known to most Americans, and with 60,000 employees, SSA is one of the largest federal agencies. By some estimates, nearly half of the agency’s workers would be eligible for early-retirement.
The early-out, one of the first this year in government, could open up the promotion pipeline for younger, mid-career employees and jump-start early retirement offers in other agencies too.
SSA’s early-out is for employees who are at least 50-years-old with 20 years of federal/military service, or to anyone with 25 years of service regardless of age. Continue reading “SSA offering early-outs in 2014”