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WEP Repeal Legislation Introduced in the Senate

By on March 12, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
WEP Repeal Legislation Introduced in the Senate

A companion bill to previously introduced legislation that would repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision has been introduced in the Senate.

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Social Security, the WEP, and Fairness

By on October 29, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security, the WEP, and Fairness

The author critiques a proposed WEP reform bill and offers alternate solutions to the problem posed by the WEP.

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Another WEP Reform Bill Introduced

By on October 2, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Another WEP Reform Bill Introduced

Another bill designed to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision and boost retirement income for federal retirees has been introduced.

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Your Retirement Income: Will WEP be Repealed?

By on August 2, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Your Retirement Income: Will WEP be Repealed?

Another bill has been introduced to eliminate the WEP. What are the chances of this provision actually being repealed?

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WEP Repeal Bill Introduced

By on July 26, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
WEP Repeal Bill Introduced

Legislation has been introduced to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision.

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How Public Employee Offsets in Social Security Work

on November 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The author says that the windfall elimination provision (WEP) and government pension offset (GPO) have led public sector employees to believe they are being singled out for reductions in Social Security benefits but that this is actually not the case.

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How Does the GPO Affect Your Pension?

By on January 18, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Does the GPO Affect Your Pension?

What is the Government Pension Offset, and how does it affect your pension?

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How Does the WEP Affect Your Retirement Income?

By on January 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Does the WEP Affect Your Retirement Income?

What is the Windfall Elimination Provision, and how can it affect your retirement income?

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Newly Re-Elected NARFE Leaders Face a ‘Perfect Storm’ of Rising Premiums Hitting Federal Retirees

By on September 8, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Newly Re-Elected NARFE Leaders Face a ‘Perfect Storm’ of Rising Premiums Hitting Federal Retirees

Federal retirees could be facing a “perfect storm” of events that could collectively cause costs for their benefits to rise sharply in 2017. NARFE has been campaigning to minimize the potential negative impact on retired federal employees.

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Federal Retirees Need To Tighten Belts While Current Employees Expect To See Pay Increases

By on July 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

A series of actions are leading probable declines in the take home pay of federal retirees in 2017. Current federal employees, however, are on pace to see their largest pay increase since 2010.

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