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The LACERS Board recently approved LACERS’ 2015 medical plan premiums.  In 2015, annual premium costs are

estimated to increase by 4.8%, which is well below the 2015 assumed medical trend rate of 8.0%.

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If you become a LACERS Member on or after July 1, 2013, you are a Tier 2 Member. Click here to view a summary of LACERS Tier 2 benefits.
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Planning for Retirement (PFR) Seminar
Sep. 25, 2014
PFR Tier 1
Sep. 27, 2014
PFR Tier 1
Lunchtime Lecture
Sep. 24, 2014
Larger Annuity
Dec. 17, 2014
Larger Annuity

Board Meeting Schedule
Sep. 23, 2014
10:00 AM
Oct. 14, 2014
10:00 AM

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Guiding Principles Staff Appreciation Luncheon
LACERS’ first Guiding Principles Staff Appreciation was held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 to recognize individual employees who represent the best in Character, Professionalism, Respect, Kindness, and Teamwork. An “Oscar Award” style luncheon and ceremony was held, sponsored by LACERS management.

LACERS staff nominates and votes for other staff for each of the Guiding Principles.  The results are tallied and awards are presented by the Guiding Principles Committee.

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LACERS Board Elects New Officers
The LACERS Board of Administration elected Commissioner Jaime L. Lee as President and Michael R. Wilkinson as Vice-President at its July 22nd meeting.

Commissioner Lee was appointed to the Board by Mayor Eric Garcetti and has served on the Board since March 2014. She is a member of the Board’s Governance Committee.

Commissioner Wilkinson was elected to the Board by Retired Members in August 2013. He is the Chair of the Benefits Administration Committee.

Important News About Your Pension Information
In response to a California Public Records Act (CPRA) request, LACERS has been advised that it must release information regarding all of its Retired Members, including their names, pension amounts, years of service, and retirement year.

This information was provided to Transparent California and may be published on its website, www.transparentcalifornia.com, which has published information from many other pension systems.

We want to let you know that your retirement information may be more available than it had been in the past so that you can take any appropriate precautionary measures to help protect yourself from identity theft or financial scams.

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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