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UCOLA Retiree Interviews

  What is the Uniform COLA and why did Retired Public Employees Council file a lawsuit? George Masten, member since 1985 How has the elimination of the Plan 1 COLA impacted public sector retirees in Washington? Barbara Montermini, member since 1982

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RPEC Response to UCOLA Lawsuit Decision

View Press Release 8-14-14 Washington State Supreme Court Rules Against Public Sector Retirees Olympia, Washington – August 14, 2014 – Today the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that the legislature had the right to eliminate COLA protections and gainsharing rights for Washington’s public employees. The Retired Public Employees Council of Washington (RPEC) and other public employee groups had sued the …

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Public Employee Benefit Board (PEBB) Passes New 2015 Premium Rates

Benefits board previews premium, benefit changes; final vote July 23 On July 16th, the Public Employees Benefits Board previewed possible premium rate and other benefit changes. The board will take final votes July 23. The information presented could be revised based on the board’s discussion. The changes reflect the negotiated rate between PEBB and the insurance carriers.  PLEASE SEE BELOW. …

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