Aging Federal Workforce Bucks Retirement Trends, Georgia State University Public Policy Study Shows



The percentage of federal white-collar workers eligible to retire doubled between 1999 and 2007, but the number of federal retirements has not, according to the study. The Government Accountability Office estimates 600,000 federal employees (about 30 percent) will be eligible for retirement by September 2017. What could this change mean for the future of employment,retirement, and aging well?