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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.


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LACERS News
Special Election for Elected Employee Member of Board of Administration NEW
The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) has designated June 24, 2016, as the election day to fill the unexpired term of former LACERS Commissioner, Rick Rogers.  The term will expire June 30, 2018. 

Eligible LACERS Members who are interested in becoming a LACERS Board of Administration commissioner may file a Nominating Petition to be a candidate in the upcoming special election for the vacant Elected Employee seat. Beginning May 2, 2016, Nominating Petitions will be available at the LACERS Office, 202 W. First Street, Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA  90012-4401 during regular office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. The deadline to file Nominating Petitions and the Qualification Statement Form will be at 5:00 p.m. on May 16, 2016.  The election will be held on June 24, 2016. Click on the links to view the official Notification of Election and election calendar and visit www.LACERS.org for future election updates.

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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