APWU COLA Update For FECA Employees

For FECA Employees: The percentage increase in the December CPI-W index from year to year determines the FECA COLA increase.  After the sixth month of the twelve-month adjustment period for the 2016 FECA COLA, the CPI-W index has risen 1.694%. Source: APWU

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APWU COLA Update For CSRS, FERS, Social Security

For CSRS Retirees: The 2016 CSRS retiree COLA is based on the third quarter (July, August, September) average CPI-W index in 2015 over the 2014 third quarter average. After the second quarter of 2015, the third quarter for the 2016 COLA adjustment period, the quarterly average is 0.6% below the third quarter of 2014; but…

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APWU: Future COLAs depend upon terms of successor CBA

For Employees Covered by the National Agreement In June 2015 the CPI-W unadjusted Index (1967=100) rose to 696.431 after falling for five of the last nine months. No additional COLAs are due under the 2010 National Agreement. Future COLAs will depend upon the terms of a successor collective bargaining agreement. Under the 2010 National Agreement,…

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