With the CPI no longer reflecting the true cost of living increase
, the middle class can no longer keep up with their expenses.
ATL said that while this does mark an improvement - in the past three years, pay has been frozen for around two in five teachers - only 1% of respondents received a cost of living increase
that matched or bettered the Retail Price Index of 3.
4% cost of living increase
in December 2010, compared to December 2009, saying this increase is skyrocketing.
Dupre said the cost of living increases
would not be funded by taxpayers, but achieved by the teachers as they agreed to take a half-year pay freeze to fund the increases.
But increases in council tax levels in Redcar and Cleveland would be kept within the cost of living increase
- 51p a week for Band A properties, which make up one third of homes.
At the UO, union employees agreed to no cost of living increase
for two years and no step increase for one year as well as varying numbers of unpaid furlough days based on salary, resulting in a pay cut of about 3.
In fiscal 2008, he seeks a $2,457 longevity payment and $2,457 cost of living increase
to make his salary $127,775; in fiscal 2009, he seeks a $2,555 longevity payment and $2,555 cost of living increase
to make his salary $132,886.
It's been clear over the last decade that there is a regular cost of living increase
The arbitrator awarded a cost of living increase
of 3 percent the first year of the contract and of 2 percent each of the following two years.
Green, however, argued that the cost of living increase
was far less than the 5.
Additional available riders include a Restoration of Benefits rider, a Nonforfeiture Benefits rider, a Cost of Living Increase
rider and Automatic Increase Benefits for inflation protection.
City Hall has set a standard of 6 percent raises for city employees - four times the cost of living increase
Social Security recipients are getting - and made promises to all the special interests that have contributed so handsomely to fight secession.