5 million federal retirees depend on annual cost-of-living adjustments
to help their modest pensions keep pace with inflation, while federal retirees under the newer Federal Employees Retirement System also count on the COLA increase for their Social Security checks.
We only give cost-of-living adjustments
or incentive pay if the money's available and the City Council approves it, because sometimes the money is not available," Townsell said.
For the first time in more than 30 years, seniors and disabled workers on Social Security will not receive a cost-of-living adjustment
In response, the disability insurance industry scaled back benefits for new physician policyholders by limiting the maximums to more reasonable levels, eliminating the own specialty definitions, returning replacement ratios to more appropriate levels and eliminating cost-of-living adjustments
Key changes included the introduction of dependents benefits in 1958, the elimination of the age 50 requirement in 1960 and the initiation of cost-of-living adjustments
and the provision of Medicare coverage for disability beneficiaries in 1972.
Among the chosen benefit reductions are increasing the retirement age and reducing future cost-of-living adjustments
For instance, they propose revising the calculation for cost-of-living adjustments
In January, the decline in wages and salaries was partially offset by a large increase in transfer payments, due to cost-of-living adjustments
to social security benefits, Federal civilian and military pay raises, and other factors.
According to the parties, the agreement guarantees that workers will receive adjustments of around 4 percent annually in some combination of wage increases, lump-sum payments, and cost-of-living adjustments
population 32,700) has eliminated automatic cost-of-living adjustments
and implemented a Pay for Performance program.
The story begins in 1986, when Republicans lost control of the Senate after the Reagan administration attempted to reduce cost-of-living adjustments
on Social Security benefits.
Most likely, measurement issues are not much more difficult in this regard than in the construction of cost-of-living adjustments
for wages and benefits, and the not seasonally adjusted consumer price index will probably fit the bill.