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Washington State DRS – **Alert: Fraudulent Email**

From the Department of Retirement Systems – The Department of Retirement Systems has learned that some public employees are receiving a fraudulent email that purports to be from DRS. The subject of the email is “Effective Immediately: Changes to Pay Schedule and DCP/PERS/SERS/TRS Contribution Limits for 2018.” This email did not originate from the Department of Retirement Systems and the …

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2018 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs)

From DRS  COLA Percentages – 2018 Posted 3-9-2018 Note: On March 8, the state Legislature approved a measure (SSB 6340) to provide certain retirees of PERS and TRS Plan 1 a one-time increase to their monthly benefit of 1.5%, not to exceed $62.50, effective July 2018. Bills approved by the Legislature must be signed by the governor to become law. DRS will provide …

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Annual Retirement Statements Now Available

Annual retirement statements for 2017 are now available for active members of the retirement systems listed below or inactive Public Employees’ Retirement System members who work for an education employer. (Annual statements for education employees were issued last November.) Public Employees’ Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Washington State Patrol Judicial Public Safety Employees’ To view your statement, simply log …

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