2013 Cost-of-Living Adjustment

Beginning in January, retirees will enjoy a Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) of 1.7 percent. COLAs, which are based on changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), are added to annuities.

Higher Gas Prices Affect Us All

With gas prices surging, whether retirees drive or get assistance getting around, they are con cerned about the additional costs at the pump. Questions are being asked: Will there be another cost-ofliving increase next year? What can be done now to...

APWU, USPS Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

The American Postal Workers Union and the U.S. Postal Service have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, union President Cliff Guffey announced today. ALSO: Highlights of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement

Victory: FERS Sick-Leave Credit Becomes Law

President Obama signed legislation Oct. 28 that will allow postal and federal workers who retire under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) to receive credit for sick leave when they retire.