Buyback Legislation Introduced Again

Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) introduce partisan legislation to allow rural letter carriers the ability to buy back their time spent as an RCA. The legislation, H.R. 4268, is once again named the Federal Retirement Fairness Act. via NRLCA

Text: H.R.4268 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

As of 07/08/2021 text has not been received for H.R.4268 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that civilian service in a temporary position after December 31, 1988, may be creditable service under the Federal Employees Retirement System, and for other purposes.

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It says temporary position not part time positions. Will this keep USPS out???

So, if I buy back 7 years as an RCA. What is the benefit? Is there some kind of matching contributions? Sooner retirement with more money?

It’s really not worth the buy back It takes about 10 years to recoup the money spent That’s an average There are better uses of your money

I hope and pray it does I have worked so hard for this company! 22 years 9 as rca

I hope it passes. I want to buy it back, no matter the cost!

Only 4 more years to get my 20 retirement, 15 yrs,6 mths,sub time.. I could have been out years ago,, 35 yrs,20 yr pension 🙁

Worst years of career was RCA, hard work worst now . Yes I would love to buy back my 13 years of hard work,

I also spent 14 years as an RCA. 2 and a half , I was full time . , this would be great , I’ve been full time for almost 16 years !!!

I have 16 years as Rca and only 5 years full time. This would be Great been watching in the past and hope this time it makes it in!!!

Wont happen. GQP wont allow anything to be passed.

Was an rca for almost 13years and would love the opportunity to buy back my time. I sent a email to Jack Bergman’s office in northern Michigan about this and recieved a call back saying the F.R.F.A. is on his radar. 😊💪🙏

Please get this done.