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The Veterans Administration (VA) recently announced an increase of 2.8% to its pension benefits commencing January 1, 2019.  Pension benefits are for “non-service” related disabilities; i.e., the veteran’s disability did not arise from injuries received during active duty or injuries exacerbated by active duty.   The new...

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  Starting March 27, 2015, legally married same-sex couples will receive the benefits offered by the Family and Medical Leave Act.  This came about when the Department of Labor redefined "spouse" in the Act to recognize legally married same-sex couples even if they reside in states...

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