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2018 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs)

From DRS  COLA Percentages – 2018 Posted 3-9-2018 Note: On March 8, the state Legislature approved a measure (SSB 6340) to provide certain retirees of PERS and TRS Plan 1 a one-time increase to their monthly benefit of 1.5%, not to exceed $62.50, effective July 2018. Bills approved by the Legislature must be signed by the governor to become law. DRS will provide …

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2018 RPEC Convention Call

Retired Public Employees Council of Washington’s 46th Convention Red Lion Hotel Pasco, 2525 N 20th Ave, Pasco, WA 99301 September 18 – 20, 2018 Session Convenes at 9:00 am on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Convention committee meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Actual times and locations for these meetings will be …

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2018 Leadership Conference

2018 Annual Leadership Conference When: Monday, May 21st, 10am – 4pm Note: Treasurers Training will be held one hour earlier at 9am Where: RPEC Offices, 5th Floor, 906 Columbia St SW, Olympia Why: It’s important for leadership and those interested in leadership to communicate regarding issues impacting the membership from legislation to organization. Now that elections are being completed in …

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SSB 6340 Signed into Law

Late this morning, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law SSB 6340 – a one-time 1.5% COLA for Plan 1 benefit recipients. Also in attendance for the signing was bill sponsor Senator Steve Conway and former Senator Karen Fraser, who is also an RPEC member. Along with RPEC members, many members of WEA-Retired joined the bill signing.

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