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Compensation At 2009 Rates

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The last basic increase was 2009! I have not heard of any increases or did they forget us. Oh I get it, where going to get a bonus for putting up with this #@#*&!

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I'm trying to figure out your point, w/this post. The next increase should be on 12/1/2011 and should show up in our 12/30/2011 deposit/check.

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The basic rate has not increased in 50 years. It is only increase due to COLA.

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True John, but it's still a basic rate increase. I'd rather have one than not and consider myself very fortunate to receive it. Many don't get anything! jmo

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Sorry, We did not get a increase in 2010 or was it the SMC increase we got 4 bucks. I'm thankful for what i get, sad for all Vet's that are fighting to get anything. Just asking asking.

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And your point is???? We haven't had a raise in 2 yrs and I am glad you are just finding this out. I believe we are scheduled for one in January's payment, on 12/30/2011, which I believe should be about 3.6%, if I remember correctly.

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Sorry, We did not get a increase in 2010 or was it the SMC increase we got 4 bucks. I'm thankful for what i get, sad for all Vet's that are fighting to get anything. Just asking asking.

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