Governor’s proclamation waives certain retiree return-to-work restrictions


From DRS:

On March 31, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee issued a proclamation related to the COVID-19 outbreak which waives return-to-work restrictions for retirees in specific retirement systems and plans. Under the governor’s proclamation, retirees in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), the Public Safety Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) and the Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Retirement System Plan 2 (LEOFF 2) may return to work without suspension of their pension benefits.

Current return-to-work laws restrict the number of hours retirees may work for a DRS-covered employer before their benefits are suspended. Individuals who retired under the 2008 Early…

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