April 8, 2016

Retirement Security



Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is a sponsor of S. 2251, known as the SAVE Benefits Act, which would provide seniors and veterans a one-time payment this year of $581 to make up for not getting any increase in Social Security and veterans benefits. The criterion for determining the percentage increase, or lack of increase, …

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January 25, 2016

Retirement Security


Southern Piedmont Retiree Meeting


TO:               Southern Piedmont Retiree Club Members & Guests

FROM:          Bill Dworkin, President of the North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans & Shirley Jackson, President of the Southern Piedmont Retiree Club

SUBJECT:      Invitation to meeting of the Southern Piedmont Retiree Club

DATE:           February 18, 2016

Dear Friend,

The Southern Piedmont Retiree …

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November 25, 2015

Retirement Security


Triangle At Large Meeting

TO: Triangle at Large Retiree Club members & guests

FROM: Mike Gravinese, President, Triangle at Large Retiree Club

SUBJECT: Invitation to meeting of the Triangle at Large Retiree Club

DATE: November 23, 2015 Dear Friend,

We would like to invite you to attend the December meeting of the Triangle at Large Retiree Club. The meeting …

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October 27, 2015

Retirement Security


Check out the pictures from the AFSCME Convention!


October 9, 2015

Retirement Security


September 2015 Newsletter


Summer is upon us and the board and I wish each of you the best for vacation and those precious times with family. We have been busy. We visited affiliates this spring and made 8 lobby visits to our political representatives. Our convention was an interesting opportunity to hear from North Carolina Attorney …

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March 5, 2010

Retirement Security


$250 Payment to Social Security Recipients Voted Down By Senate


Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) lost a bid on Wednesday to boost the income of millions of Social Security recipients and offset the elimination of the Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2010.  His amendment calling for $13 billion to fund a one-time, $250 payment to seniors, veterans, and the disabled needed 60 …

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