cost-of-living love


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  • adj. Describing an index or an increase in payment etc that is dependent upon the cost of living


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  • The group also wants Mr. King to get the auto makers to give temporary workers permanent jobs, restore the cost-of-living wage increase and stop shutting plants and give more time than usual for workers to review a proposed contract before voting on its ratification.

    UAW Chief Confronts Member Dissent

  • People familiar with the talks have said the union leadership and the auto makers' management have an understanding that the new contract won't include automatic wage increases and cost-of-living raises, which were fixtures of past labor deals but were suspended in 2009.

    UAW Chief Confronts Member Dissent

  • He has called on legislators to increase the retirement age of state workers and eliminate cost-of-living adjustments.

    State budget clashes spread to Indiana, Ohio

  • She said price pressures will escalate in the second half when the government's cost-of-living aid measures expire in June and the diesel-price subsidy is removed, raising production costs.

    Thailand Raises Benchmark Rate to 2.5%

  • The judges said in separate decisions late Wednesday that the Minnesota and Colorado legislatures had the right to reduce cost-of-living adjustments for retirees, saying the benefits weren't contractually protected.

    Pension Rulings May Boost Cutback Efforts

  • Unlike changes to benefits for new workers, which can take decades to deliver savings to state and local governments, rolling back cost-of-living adjustments can yield immediate savings.

    Pension Rulings May Boost Cutback Efforts

  • Several states, including New Jersey in a move this week, have cut back on cost-of-living adjustments for retirees in an effort to shore up the finances of public-employee retirement systems.

    Pension Rulings May Boost Cutback Efforts

  • Minnesota District Court Judge Gregg Johnson said the state's interest in improving the pension plans' financial health trumped the retirees' claim that their cost-of-living adjustments can't be reduced.

    Pension Rulings May Boost Cutback Efforts

  • In the Colorado ruling, District Court Judge Robert Hyatt said for decades the state has changed the way it calculates cost-of-living adjustments.

    Pension Rulings May Boost Cutback Efforts

  • In Minnesota and Colorado, courts on Thursday struck down lawsuits challenging cuts to the annual cost-of-living increases, which could embolden other state legislatures to try to slash benefits.

    N.J. Constitution Aids Effort to Cut Pensions, Benefits


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