• Retiree COLAs vs. workers pay raise: Why the difference?

    Federal workers this month are getting a 3.1% total pay and federal-postal retirees are getting a 1.6% cost of living adjustment.

  • Biggest retiree COLA in years on the way

    The 2.8 percent cost of living adjustment coming this January for millions of retirees will be the biggest catch-up-with-inflation increase in years. 

  • Lawmakers look to boost feds’ COLA

    Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) introduced a bill that would give a 2.9 percent cost-of-living adjustment to federal retirees and those receiving Social Security benefits in 2016.