Open Questions About Open Season

December 1, 2022 The annual open season for choosing a health, dental, and vision plan under the Federal Employees Health Benefits program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Plan, and flexible spending accounts is more than halfway over. That leaves only two weekends left to consider your options for 2023. For many federal retirees and…

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APWU Retirees Department: Retirement Planning Seminar on ZOOM – Nov. 20

Retirement Planning Seminar will take place via ZOOM on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 1:00pm, Eastern Standard Time (EST). SPECIAL NOTES: 1-Participants must be an active APWU member or retiree dues paying APWU member. 2-Participants cannot register with a USPS email address, i.e. @usps.gov. 3-Each participant must register individually and not as a group. 4-Participants…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Open Season 2022

Welcome to Open Season 2022 Dear Employees, Open Season 2022 is here! This is your once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your benefits if you have not experienced a qualified life event. Open Season 2022 officially begins November 14 and ends December 12, 2022. The information on the following pages is being provided to assist…

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USPS: Webinars and question-and-answer sessions on health benefits

November 2, 2022 Webinars and question-and-answer sessions on health benefits, selecting the right plan and navigating open season will be available for Postal Service employees on the VFairs platform. The webinars will be recorded and will be available for playback an hour after the presentation. The VFairs platform is available 24/7, so you can virtually…

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Social Security COLA to be 8.7% for 2023

Based on the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W) from the third quarter of 2021 through the third quarter of 2022, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries will receive an 8.7 percent COLA for 2023. See 2023 Social Security Changes – Fact Sheet

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Who did 21CPW Administrator and APWU Retiree Activist/Advocate vote for?

Get Out The Vote! These are my choices. No matter what your choices are, please exercise your rights by participating in this very important democratic process as the outcome significantly effects your future. Fill out your ballot and mail it in! And if you don’t vote, don’t complain! – Randy Zelznick

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