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).
Please contact LACERS to explore how your retirement benefits may be impacted if you transfer or promote to DWP.
What is the current reciprocity agreement?
The current agreement between the City of Los Angeles and the Department of Water and Power (DWP) allows Members to move from either agency within a specific timeframe allowing portability of some retirement benefits.