Customized NTEU versions of the 2019 Federal Employees Almanacs can be pre-purchased for the low price of $10.25 each.
The Federal Employees Almanac is one of the most useful guides for employees when looking for information on a wide range of issues that concern federal workers. Because NTEU knows the Almanac is a convenient tool and a much-desired guide, we are offering a 2019 NTEU “custom” Federal Employees Almanac that chapters can pre-purchase for only $10.25 each, including shipping and handling. This is a savings of over $10.00 off of the publisher’s list price. Continue reading “2019 Federal Employees Almanacs — Now Available for Pre-Purchase”
There have been several bills introduced to change the formula used in the Windfall Elimination Provision and to eliminate the Government Pension Offset.
During this session, Congress has introduced several bills that seek to address the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and to eliminate the Government Pension Offset (GPO) Social Security laws that can affect federal retirees with CSRS annuities. Continue reading “Legislation Introduced on Pension Offsets”
Today, the 2019 cost-of-living adjustment information for federal retirees was announced.
Today, the Department of Labor announced cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) information for federal benefits in 2019. CSRS annuitants will receive a 2.8 percent monthly increase starting with January 2019 benefit payments, while FERS retirees will see their monthly pensions adjusted by 2 percent. All Social Security beneficiaries will see their monthly benefits rise by 2.8 percent in January. Under current law, annual increases for FERS annuitants do not equal the full increase once the amount of the COLA is greater than 2 percent. Continue reading “2019 Cost-of-Living Adjustment Information for Federal Retirees”