Summary: S.417 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.417. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (02/22/1989)

Federal Retirees' Fairness Act of 1989 - Requires Federal agencies to ensure that employee personnel files include information concerning all Federal employment for retirement purposes within 180 days after an employee begins service with an agency.

Requires an agency, if an employee gives at least four months to one year's notice of intent to retire, to: (1) inform such employee (or, if deceased, the employee's survivors) of any retirement counseling and applicable services; and (2) begin processing disability retirement applications not later than 30 days after the date of the application.

Sets forth a schedule for processing applications for retirement deduction refunds and death benefits.

Requires the Office of Personnel Management to compile quarterly information on the number of retirement applications submitted by agencies and their timeliness and accuracy.

Requires the agency retirement counselor to conduct seminars at least twice a year.