Kubrick’s classic movie involved space and the human challenges of technological interaction with an amoral intelligence of the highest order, within the context of time, space and the future of mankind. But such challenges are met daily by ordinary human beings, in contexts not quite so lofty as space stations and artificial intelligence.
For the Federal and Postal employee, the coming year will encounter multiple challenges involving budgetary constraints and demands for streamlining, as the economy continues to struggle to revive and public funds become arenas for competing interests.
For the Federal and Postal employee who faces the further challenges of a medical condition, such that the medical condition impacts one’s ability to perform one or more of the essential elements of one’s job, the contemplation of filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits, whether under FERS or CSRS, will be a continuing benefit to consider.
May 2014 bring prosperity and joy to all, and some semblance of security to those who require the benefit of Federal Disability Retirement.
Robert R. McGill, Esquire