Protecting the benefits and quality of work and life.

Since 1981, PMA  has been instrumental in protecting the benefits and quality of work-life for managers, management officials, and non-bargaining unit employees, as well as promoting and ensuring new benefits for members.

Our Success

Areas of focus for PMA have included:

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Fighting to prevent the reduction

Fighting to prevent the reduction of the Thrift Savings Plan G Fund interest rate, which is designed to provide a higher-than-inflation rate of return on federal retirement investments.

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Helping managers

Helping managers get “Left on the Table” performance increases as a cash award.

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Working with agencies

Working with agencies to promote fair and equitable treatment of managers in pay banded and pay for performance systems.

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Beating back proposals

Beating back proposals to significantly increase retirement contributions from CSRS and FERS participants by the new administration.

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Promoting Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act

Promoting Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act (FEPCA) legislation that would ensure that administration officials do not disregard the recommendations of the Federal Salary Council.

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Fighting off current

Fighting off current proposals to raise the retirement age, abolish retiree cost of living adjustments, and fighting for a stabilized and reduced contribution from employees for health benefits.

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Winning the commitment

Winning the commitment to limit the number of performance commitments to three for managers.

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Winning the same benefits

Winning the same benefits for FERS employees as CSRS related to sick leave upon retirement.

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Defending legislation

Defeating legislation to change to a high-five-based retirement annuity formula rather than the present high-three formula and will continue to protect against current legislation proposing the same thing. The new proposed formula would reduce the average employee's lifetime retirement benefits by at least 4 percent.