Social Security

Articles about Social Security that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees

Coalition Seeks Relief From Social Security's Government Pension Offset Law

JULY 1999 - No
doubt, mandatory Social Security has been front and center the past few
months. But that doesn't mean that work on other Social Security
issues, affecting Mass retirees, has been halted.

SOCIAL SECURITY ENTERS CRITICAL STAGE

When
the 106th Congress convenes this month, Social Security reform will
continue to pose more questions than answers. Unfortunately, that
remains true when it comes to mandatory Social Security for new public
employees.

ASSOCIATION JOINS NATIONAL COALITION TO REFORM SOCIAL SECURITY PENSION OFFSET LAW

JANUARY 1998 - To
assist our members who have been hurt by the Social Security government
pension offset (GPO), the Association has added its name – and strength
– to a coalition of unions and other organizations that are seeking
relief from the GPO. The Association is now a member of the Coalition
to Assure Retirement Equity (CARE), which is spearheaded by the
National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE).