cost-of-living adjustment


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cost-of-liv·ing adjustment

(kôst′əv-lĭv′ĭng)
n. Abbr. COLA
An adjustment made in wages that corresponds with a change in the cost of living.
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There is no compelling evidence that the current cost-of-living adjustment is too high.
Disabled veterans, alongside millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees, will enter 2016 without an increase in the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).
eIuIt is unacceptable that millions of senior citizens and disabled veterans did not receive a cost-of-living adjustment this year to keep up with their rising living expenses,eIN Sanders stated.
5% cost-of-living adjustment, 2% would be retroactive.
For the 2011-12 school year, teachers will receive contractual salary step increases and a 1 percent cost-of-living adjustment.
The timing would be terrible: A vote would come next year, the first in which Social Security beneficiaries will receive no cost-of-living adjustment since automatic increases began in 1975.
The government has announced that Social Security recipients will not receive a cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, in 2010.
The deal also includes a USD1000 ratification bonus and a cost-of-living adjustment starting in 2008.
The House unanimously approved a bill July 22 that would increase the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for disabled veterans and surviving spouses and dependents receiving VA compensation.
President Miles LaRowe said changes are needed in the formula's cost-of-living adjustment, among other areas.
108-147,the Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2003.
4 million provided for a cost-of-living adjustment will fund a 2.