Friday, June 29, 2012

Voluntary Early Retirement Question

VERA and cost-of-living adjustment

"... considering taking the Voluntary Early Retirement Authority that has been offered to Postal Service mail handlers for Sept. 1. I am in FERS. Is there a cost-of-living adjustment? If so, when ..."


Friday, June 8, 2012

Early retirement not an option for many postal employees

Rural postmasters face ‘life-changing' decision

"... must make a wrenching personal choice: Sign up for early retirement, sweetened by a $20,000 buyout, or hang on for now and take his chances later in the struggling local economy. "I can't afford to take retirement ..."


Friday, June 1, 2012

APWU members unhappy about no retirement buyout incentives

Conversation on Incentive for APWU employees

"... "This is utterly ridiculous that the mailhandlers union thinks more of their employees than the apwu. " ..."