CR, continuing resolution

Good news, Congress is away. Bad news, they’ll be back!

Despite tough talk from Congress and the White House, the federal employee benefits package has so-far remained untouched.

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Trump’s federal retirement cuts ‘dead on arrival,’ not focused on existing employees, senators say

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Familiar cuts to federal pay, retirement, health benefits included in Trump’s proposed 2020 budget

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Water from New York Harbor surrounds the southern tip of New York's Manhattan borough on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, seen from aboard a Staten Island Ferry. Superstorm Sandy roared ashore five years ago, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, devastating the coastlines of New Jersey, New York and parts of Connecticut and becoming one of the costliest storms in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Military COLA payments to shrink significantly in 2019

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cost-of-living adjustments

House bill would equalize cost-of-living adjustments for federal retirees

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Korean War Veterans salute as the honor guard presents the American flag at the Korean War memorial at Battery Park in New York, Friday, July 27, 2018. Korean War veterans have something extra to celebrate as they mark the 65th anniversary of the armistice that ended combat. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)

Military retirees to get big COLA increase, troops at the border will not get danger pay

Military retirees will get a 2.8 percent increase in cost-of-living adjustment.

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Rod Sommer

Pay raise, FERS cuts: Life after the election

Regardless of which political party wins today’s midterm election, federal workers are in relatively good shape.

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Diet COLAs bad for future retirees

Thanks to the diet COLA rule, people who have already retired under FERS will be limited to a 2 percent COLA in 2019.

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