The Federal Eye: social security

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 09:01 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Auditors: Social Security may have overpaid disability claims by $1.3 billion

Congressional auditors estimated that the Social Security Administration may have paid about 36,000 people who were working.

By Josh Hicks  |  09:01 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  social security

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Social Security Administration now processing same-sex marriage benefit claims

Social Security program is one of many benefits affected by the Defense of Marriage Act case.

By Eric Yoder  |  02:51 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, same sex marriage, social security administration, Social Security Benefits, survivor benefits