Federal retirees to get 1.7% cost-of-living adjustment

Inflation adjustment due in January would outstrip pay raise for active employees once again.

Key 2014 financial figures for federal workers looking mixed

Pay raise not yet final, while other numbers to rise, fall, or remain the same.

Retirees to get 1.5 percent inflation increase to benefits

Cost of living adjustment for retirees exceeds expected pay raise for federal workers.

Closely watched COLA announcement to be delayed

Measurement of inflation used to increase payments for federal retirees and others is stalled by funding lapse.