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Service Credit Purchases

Service Credit Purchases are one way to increase your retirement benefits. Service Credit Purchases may include:
  • Government Service Buybacks
    • Full-time employment with other governmental entities
    • Uncompensated maternity leave from the City
  • Public Service Buybacks
    • Approved leaves without pay from the City
    • Service Credit lost to a Divorce or Dissolution of Domestic Partnership
  • Back Contributions
    • Part-time or temporary City employment when not a LACERS member
    • Workers' Compensation temporary disability time
  • Re-deposits
    • Re-depositing previously withdrawn contributions after returning to City employment
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