Latest Government pensions and social security News

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 28, 2022 14:08 PM EST

Dallas Morning News. November 20, 2022. Editorial: GOP misread the Latino vote in South Texas But there is a way the right can win a greater share of Hispanic votes The Texas GOP expected big wins with Latino voters in the midterm elections. Instead,...

Italian premier presents economic measures on energy, family

Nov. 22, 2022 07:52 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni presented the government’s first economic policy initiatives Tuesday, announcing 21 billion euros in budget tweaks that would be used to help industry and families cope with soaring energy prices, as well as measures to incentivize couples to have more...

IRS contractor gets more scrutiny in congressional report

Nov. 17, 2022 12:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House investigators reported Thursday that a federal contractor that provided identity verification services for the Internal Revenue Service exaggerated the amount of money being lost to pandemic fraud in an apparent attempt to increase demand for its product and that it also...

UK Treasury chief pledges more help for vulnerable in budget, offering support for those on benefits and pensioners

Nov. 17, 2022 07:45 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — UK Treasury chief pledges more help for vulnerable in budget, offering support for those on benefits and pensioners.

Sam Bankman-Fried's downfall sends shockwaves through crypto

Nov. 14, 2022 13:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Bankman-Fried received numerous plaudits as he rapidly achieved superstar status as the head of cryptocurrency exchange FTX: the savior of crypto, the newest force in Democratic politics and potentially the world’s first trillionaire. Now the comments about...

Sam Bankman-Fried's downfall sends shockwaves through crypto

Nov. 13, 2022 20:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Bankman-Fried received numerous plaudits as he rapidly achieved superstar status as the head of cryptocurrency exchange FTX: the savior of crypto, the newest force in Democratic politics and potentially the world’s first trillionaire. Now the comments about...

EU eyes cheap loan plan for 'stable' Ukraine funding in 2023

Nov. 09, 2022 09:22 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Wednesday unveiled a plan to provide Ukraine with around 18 billion euros (dollars) in financial aid next year in regular payments to help the war-ravaged country keep its energy and health care facilities running as well as to fund salaries and pension...

Medicare enrollees warned about deceptive marketing schemes

Nov. 05, 2022 08:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mailers designed to look like official government forms. Buses sporting scam pitches for Medicare websites. TV commercials featuring celebrities who encourage people to sign up for Medicare plans that do not always include their current doctors. With Medicare’s...

Grocer Giant settles US claim of discrimination in hiring

Nov. 01, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

The U.S. Department of Justice said Monday reached a settlement with Giant Co. after finding that the grocer discriminated against non-U.S. citizens in hiring. The Justice Department began investigating late last year after a non-citizen reported that Giant refused to accept...

Liz Weston: What are your employee benefits really worth?

Oct. 31, 2022 09:04 AM EDT

Benefits make up more than 30% of the typical job’s compensation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics . But figuring out what your benefits are worth isn’t always easy. You may need to do a little digging to find how much your employer contributes toward health...