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LACERS’ strategic plan includes a comprehensive Business Continuity Plan (BCP) to ensure the provision of

service to our Members in the event of an emergency.  LACERS’ BCP includes remote work sites and other necessary resources.  LACERS regularly practices its BCP to ensure staff readiness.

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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
Sep. 8, 2016
PFR Tier 1
Oct. 6, 2016
PFR Tier 1

Board Meeting Schedule
Sep. 13, 2016
10:00 AM
Sep. 27, 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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Annie Chao Sworn in as Commissioner of LACERS Board NEW
In a special election, Annie Chao was elected to the Board of Administration of the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System by Active LACERS Members for the term ending June 30, 2018. Commissioner Chao was sworn in by the Los Angeles City Clerk, Holly Wolcott, in the Ken Spiker LACERS boardroom on July 12, 2016.  Click here for more information. 

Former Board Commissioner Rick Rogers Receives Award of Appreciation NEW
At the July 12, 2016 LACERS Board meeting, Board president, Jaime Lee, presented Rick Rogers with an award of appreciation for nearly 13 years of service as former Commissioner and Board President of the LACERS Board.  Click here for more information. 

Health Benefit Eligibility Change for Members with Part-Time Employment
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 ...

Online Videos
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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