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New COLAs take effect July 1, 2013

Posted 3-29-2013

New Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs) for PERS, TRS and SERS Plans 2 and 3, PSERS Plan 2, LEOFF Plan 2 and WSPRS Plans 1 and 2 will take effect July 1, 2013. The table below shows the new COLAs based on your retirement date.

Cost of Living Adjustments that take effect July 1, 2013
Retirement Dates Adjustments
July 2, 2012 – July 1, 2013 0.00%
January 1, 2012 – July 1, 2012 2.54%
July 2, 2011 – December 31, 2011 3.00%
January 1, 2011 – July 1, 2011 2.71%
July 2, 2010 – December 31, 2010 3.00%
January 1, 2008 – July 1, 2010 2.71%
July 2, 2007 – December 31, 2007 3.00%
January 1, 2007 – July 1, 2007 2.71%
July 2, 2006 – December 31, 2006 3.00%
January 1, 2006 – July 1, 2006 2.71%
July 2, 2005 – December 31, 2005 3.00%
January 1, 1992 – July 1, 2005 2.71%
July 2, 1991 – December 31, 1991 3.00%
January 1, 1991 – July 1, 1991 2.71%
Before January 1, 1991 3.00%

COLAs are based on changes in the Consumer Price Index for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area. For more information about COLAs, check out the Frequently Asked Questions page on this website.

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LEOFF Plan 1 COLAs take effect April 1, 2013 Posted 3-08-2013