2016 COLA | 2.28%

The COLA for 2016 is estimated to be 2.28%.  This is based on calculations using the BLS CPI tables but the official number will have to wait until the Actuary makes the calculation.  OSA usually releases that figure in March.

Consumer Price Index – Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers
Series Id: CWUSA423AA0
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA
Base Period: 1967=100
Years: Annual
2015 726.470
2016 743.051

Calculation: (743.051/726.470 – 1)*100 =2.28%

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