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2 Hilltop Times NEWS March 29, 1991 Mandatory retirement can't help save jobs relations in the Human Resources Directorate. by Debbie Christiansen Hilltop Times staff writer "People should be careful in thinkthat just because employees are employees into retirement in order to ing avoid separating other employees eligible, they can or should retire," Mr. Frischknecht said. "Some may caught hi the reduction in force, said not be able to afford the people inreduced base personnel officials. come which comes with retirement. Others not be ready for the draMandatory retirement may seem a matic may in change lifestyle which is norlogical way to save some workers from associated with retirement. For being separated, but it is against fed- mally eral law. The only exception is for these people, forced retirement would those few people whose jobs are phys- be as painful as a RIF separation." On the other hand, there are some ically demanding, such as fire fighting or law enforcement, or highly stressHill employees who may have many ful, such as air traffic control, said years of federal service and can afford Clair Frischknecht, chief of employee to retire. It is illegal to force eligible Hill AFB effective. In early February, 833 Hill workers received letters of separation. Additionally, 1,013 employees were given letters that meant they will be displaced to other jobs as a result of bumping and retreating rights. As of March 26, 145 separated Hill workers have found new jobs at other locations within the Department of Defense through the Priority Placement Program, Ms. Williams said. "These employees are encouranged to look seriously at retiring and thus creating a vacancy that could be used to reduce the impact of the RIF," he said. In other RIF news, officials in personnel continue to rework RIF actions, filling existing vacancies. Letters continue to be sent from the personnel office to employees, giving formerly separated employees job offers, or telling other employees they will be moving to another organization as a result of the RIF, said Nyla Williams, equal employment and staffing specialist in the civilian personnel office. Employees who have questions con- cerning their retirement benefits should call Ext. 76142, w hile those employees who have questions regarding the RIF may call Ext 75982, 75983 or The rework process will continue until April 19, the date the RIF becomes 76808. IXiQKfle. Q Continued from Page service members. Each that returned last Friday was stenciled with the words "Desert Storm" and the number sorties each jet had flown. And each bore a message expressing the reason behind those missions, "Kuwait is free." and friends at Hill's Welcome Home Center, previhave come home from the Persian Gulf, according ously known as Hangar 37. Through The Chamber, to base mobility officials. Arrivals of pilots and sup- OgdenAVeber, local business banded together to proport workers have taken place at Hill or the Salt vide decorations and food to make the center a comLake International Airport. fortable place for those families during the last few The troops returning home were greeted by family hours before they were reunited with their deployed :rs 1 Cmbcf Strength Through F-1- 6 LogUtUs Hilltop Times Published by MorMedia, Inc., a private firm in no way connected with the U.S. Air Force, under exclusive written contract with Hill AFB. This commercial enterprise Air Force newspaper is an authorized publication for members of the U.S. military services. Contents of the Hilltop Times are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. government, the Department of Defense or the Department of the Air Force. 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