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LACERS Well is a robust retiree wellness program developed by LACERS, with the cooperation of its health plan

carriers.  LACERS Well offers retired Members educational seminars and workshops, as well as various local activities throughout Southern California led by other LACERS Retired Members, known as wellness Champions.  Click here to learn more.

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Changes to LACERS Benefits NEW
Effective February 21, 2016, Members hired on or after February 21, 2016 are Tier 3 Members. Tier 2 Members have been transferred to Tier 1.

Click here for the Council file that contains the ordinance.

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Planning for Retirement (PFR) Seminar
June 2, 2016
PFR Tier 1
June 10, 2016
PFR Tier 1

Board Meeting Schedule
June 14, 2016
10:00 AM
June 28, 2016
10:00 AM

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MyLACERS MyLACERS is a web member service that lets Members view account information 24/7. Active Members can see contributions on account, designated beneficiaries and contact information. Retired Members can view past 1099R statements, current payment statements, designated beneficiaries, current deductions and health deduction information. It's easy, fast and very informative!

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Special Election for the Office of Employee-Member of the Board of Administration - Update NEW
The deadline for filing Nominating Petitions has passed.

A ballot, voting instructions, and candidate qualifications for the Special Election for the Office of the Employee-Member of the Board of Administration will be mailed on Friday, June 10, 2016 to Active Members. 

Marked ballots may be mailed beginning Saturday, June 11, 2016, to be received by the City Clerk-Election Division Office by the 5:00 p.m. deadline on Friday, June 24, 2016.  Ballots may also be personally deposited in the election box at the City Clerk-Election Division Office during office hours, Monday through Friday, from June 17 through June 24. 

Click here to view a complete timeline regarding this Special Election. 

Commissioner Rogers Resigns NEW
Rick Rogers resigned as one of the two Elected Active Members of the Board of Administration on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.  Mr. Rogers was first elected to the Board for a five-year term on July 1, 2003, and was re-elected in 2008 and 2013. During his tenure, Mr. Rogers has served as President and Vice President of the Board, and served on several committees.  On behalf of LACERS, we thank him for his dedicated service and wish him well. 

An election will be held in the near future to fill the vacant Active Member seat on the Board.

Health Benefit Eligibility Change for Members with Part-Time Employment NEW
IMPORTANT! Retired Members who had worked part-time that did not qualify for health benefits in the past may now be eligible.
Recently, the City Council adopted an ordinance that amended language related to LACERS health benefits eligibility.  This ordinance took effect on Sunday, February 21, 2016.  Based on this new ordinance, Members who are at least age 55, had worked part-time, and have at least ten years of Service with the City of Los Angeles (worked for the City for at least ten years) now are eligible to receive medical and dental plan premium subsidies.  The new eligibility criteria for LACERS medical and dental plan premium subsidies are summarized below. 

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Important Information Regarding Your Retirement Benefits
If You Plan on Transferring or Promoting to DWP – Reciprocity Has Been Suspended between LACERS and WPERP. On December 10, 2013, the City of Los Angeles adopted an ordinance suspending reciprocity, effective January 1, 2014, between the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) and the Water and Power Employees Retirement Plan (WPERP). Read more ...

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To view short video presentation of key topics of the LACERS Plan discussed at the Planning for Retirement Seminars, click here.

Member Demographic Fast Facts
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