by Judy McCann
The first week-end in March, I accompanied President Dick Haefner to the National President's Conference in Washington D.C. The NPC was followed by a legislative day on Capitol Hill used to visit our senator and representatives on issues that affect us as postal workers and/or federal employees.
One of the issues we discussed with law makers was the Social Security Fairness Act. This piece of legislation, if passed, would repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO). Both the WEP and the GPO affects federal employees who are covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS). [Full Story]
Source: The Minnesota Postal Worker