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NTEU’s Testimony for Senate Federal Workforce Subcommittee Hearing

NTEU submitted testimony to a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management Subcommittee hearing held by Subcommittee Chairman Lankford (R-OK) and Ranking Member Heitkamp (D-ND) looking at attracting millennials to federal service. 72 more words

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Senate Passes 10-Week Continuing Resolution

Today, the Senate passed a 10-week continuing resolution (CR), HR 5325, to fund the government through December 9. The legislation now moves to the House, which could take up the legislation this evening or sometime before Friday. 73 more words

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The OIR limited WC rate increase and eliminated in-force policy changes

The approved rate of 14.5% set to begin December 1, 2016. This is below the 19.6% sought by National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI).

Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier hinted at such a decision during his speech September 22, 2016 at the IIABC Installation Dinner. 14 more words

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FY 2017 Agency Funding

Funding for FY 2017 will once again proceed in stopgap fashion, with Congress set to pass a short-term continuing resolution (CR) that will last until December 9th, if the two parties can agree on the elements included in the CR. 181 more words

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NTEU Activity on 2017 Medicare Premium Issue

NTEU is working to address a Medicare issue that is expected to affect some federal retirees in 2017.

Under current law, there is a special provision for Social Security beneficiaries, called the “hold harmless rule,” that ensures that the increase in Medicare Part B premiums is limited to the dollar increase in Social Security benefits. 212 more words

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Members of Congress Respond to Calls for Action Regarding Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program Rate Increases

As a follow-up to recent posts regarding the upcoming exorbitant premium rate increases in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLCTIP), here is a letter… 123 more words

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