NARFE: FEHBP Premium Increase in 2018

Press Release – October 4, 2017 Alexandria, VA – The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) today announced the average Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program premium for America’s retired and active federal workers will increase 4.0 percent in 2018, with the average enrollee’s share rising 6.1 percent. In response, Richard G. Thissen, president of the…

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2017 CSRS, FERS and Social Security COLAs will be 0.3% effective December 2016

For CSRS Retirees: The 2017 CSRS retiree COLA is based on the third quarter (July, August, September) average CPI-W index (1982-84=100) in 2016 over the 2014 third quarter average. Because there was no payout on the 2015 3rd quarter average, the base remained the 3rd quarter average for 2014. The 2017 CSRS COLA effective December…

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APWU: COLA Update, New Pay Scales For Employees Covered by the National Agreement

(08/19/14) In July 2014, the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W) fell slightly to 698.580. The sixth COLA adjustment under the 2010 National Agreement is: Per Annum: $686.00 Per Pay Period: $26.40 Cents Per Hour: 33¢ The first and third COLAs were effective March 9, 2013 (pay period 07-2013, pay date March 29, 2013) and totaled $207.00…

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