APWU: Retirees Online Applications for Holiday Temp Jobs Due Sept. 6, 2021

Time is running short for APWU retirees who are interested in temporary work as: Annuitant Holiday Clerk Assistant (HCA) (Click Here for example) Annuitant Holiday Transportation Assistant (HTA) (Click Here for example) Retirees have the opportunity to be rehired as temporary Annuitant Holiday Assistants again this year and work until December 31, 2021. If you…

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2021 FERS Cost Of Living Adjustment will be 1.3% 

HOW THE COLA IS CALCULATED The 2021 FERS retiree COLA is based on the third quarter (July, August, September) average CPI-W index (1982-84=100) in 2020 over the 2019 third quarter average. However, if the CPI-W quarterly average increases 3% or more, they subtract 1%. For example, a 5% increase in the quarterly CPI-W average results…

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Social Security Announces 1.3% 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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October USPS Retiree E-Newsletter: Open Season is Coming Soon

October USPS Retiree E-Newsletter  

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – June 1, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: Reprint of Postage due: Don’t cancel the post office APWU President Dimondstein on Annuitant Retroactive Payments

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USPS Retiree Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2020

In this issue: TSP Withdrawal Changes Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Frequently Asked Questions Wellness Corner Fraud Against Seniors Postal News Source: KeepingPosted – Information for USPS Retirees

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USPS: Vets can add military service to retirement

Military veterans employed by the Postal Service, or any other federal agency, may be eligible to have their time in the military credited toward their civilian retirement through the Military Buy Back program. Veterans who served on active duty and received an honorable discharge are permitted to request a “buy back” of their time in…

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USPS December Retiree E-Newsletter

Fraud Against Seniors The FBI’s Common Fraud Schemes webpage provides tips on how you can protect yourself and your family from fraud. Senior citizens especially should be aware of fraud schemes for the following reasons: Senior citizens are most likely to have a “nest egg,” to own their home, and/or to have excellent credit—all of…

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