Social Security Announces 1.3 Percent Benefit Increase for 2021

Press Release – October 13, 2020 Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2021. Increased payments…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – October 14, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU Excerpt: FOR POST OFFICE UNION RETIREES, THESE ARE THE STAKES Unless Biden/Harris wins, the Postal Service will be privatized, thus the Union will be attacked and lost Unless Biden/Harris wins, Social Security will be decimated and destroyed by 2023* Unless Biden/Harris wins,…

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October USPS Retiree E-Newsletter: Open Season is Coming Soon

October USPS Retiree E-Newsletter  

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – October 1, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: Is Medicare and Social Security Doomed? My Two Cents How Secure is Our Pension? Get Out The Vote Pittsburgh Retiree Record – October 1, 2020

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USPS is Hiring — Including Postal Retirees

The U.S. Postal Service is in the process of hiring thousands of Holiday Clerk Assistants, Holiday City Carrier Assistants, Holiday Transportation Assistants (truck drivers) and Rural Carriers for the peak season which starts November 7th. These jobs are posted at USPS.com/careers. Some peak season jobs are earmarked for “annuitants.” A few are for retired supervisors….

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – September 15, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU A Call To Action Recent statements from Trump and PMG Delay* and concurrent developments throughout the Postal Service should have even the most sanguine disbelieving rank and file on edge. For too long too many have pooh poohed the alarms about privatization…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – September 1, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: Trump The Destroyer/strong> Absentee Voting Under Attack Trump Is Trying To Rig The Election And Wreck The Working Class and Seniors Pittsburgh Retiree Record – September 1, 2020

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USPS reminds employees to update their beneficiary forms

The Postal Service wants employees to have up-to-date beneficiary forms for life insurance and other benefits. While completing a beneficiary form is not mandatory, doing so allows an employee to choose who will receive payment. If an employee does not name a beneficiary, payment will be made to the next of kin according to a…

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