The Federal Eye: cola

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Hill report puts dollar figures on military retiree COLA limit

The Senate has scheduled a preliminary vote on Monday to repeal a military pension cut.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:04 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cost of living adjustment, military cola, military pension, military retirement

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Key 2014 financial figures for federal workers looking mixed

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

By Eric Yoder  |  01:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cola, federal employees, federal pay, federal retirement, FEHBP, public transit subsidy, Thrift Savings Plan, TSP

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Retirees to get 1.5 percent inflation increase to benefits

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

By Eric Yoder  |  09:17 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cola, federal retirement, inflation adjustment, retirement, social security

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Closely watched COLA announcement to be delayed

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

By Eric Yoder  |  10:45 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cola, consumer price index, federal retiremenet, inflation adjustment, social security

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Sanders and vet groups warn against cuts to disability benefits

The incoming chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, joined by the leaders of a number of veteran groups, attacked proposals that would cut disability benefits for veterans as part of a budget deal.

By Steve Vogel  |  01:02 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  COLA for veterans, fiscal cliff