The first shoe dropped Monday with a warning that there likely will be no cost-of-living adjustment
, or COLA, in 2016 for the more than 59 million people receiving Social Security benefits.
The Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment
Act of 2018 would increase the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities as well as the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans as of Dec.
By law, the cost-of-living adjustment
is based on the consumer price index for urban wage earners and clerical workers, a broad measure of consumer prices generated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
President Obama has signed legislation providing a 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment
(COLA) for 3.9 million recipients of VA disability benefits, dependency and indemnity compensation and pensions.
The timing would be terrible: A vote would come next year, the first in which Social Security beneficiaries will receive no cost-of-living adjustment
since automatic increases began in 1975.
The new compensation program includes a yearly salary increase that reflects a cost-of-living adjustment
(COLA) and three bonus pools.
* increase the cost-of-living adjustment
(COLA) for disabled veterans to 2.7% (an increase of $767 for 100% disabled vets) that would take effect Dec.
The current National Association of Insurance Commissioners model law requires every long-term-care insurance applicant to be offered the 5% annually compounded cost-of-living adjustment
protection, more commonly known as the COLA benefit.
The new contract now includes USD2,100 in upfront bonuses and a USD1,200 cost-of-living adjustment
* The House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill to authorize a cost-of-living adjustment
(COLA) for three million service-connected injured and ill veterans and survivors beginning in 2013.
For the 2011-12 school year, teachers will receive contractual salary step increases and a 1 percent cost-of-living adjustment
. For the 2012-13 school year, teachers will receive contractual salary step increases and a net 2.75 percent cost-of-living adjustment