STATE EMPLOYEES
RETIREMENT COMMISSION

MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
For DISABILITY RETIREMENT
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  STATE OF CONNECTICUT  
  RETIREMENT SERVICES DIVISION
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
 

RETIREMENT SERVICES DIVISION MEMORANDUM 2010-02

February 18, 2010

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

ATTENTION: Human Resources and Payroll Officers
SUBJECT: Retirement Services Division Form CO-1208, "Temporary Post Retirement Reemployment"

The Retirement Services Division has created a new Form CO-1208, "Temporary Post Retirement Reemployment" to be used by State agencies in lieu of Form CO-931, "Designation of Retirement System-Tier-Plan-Beneficiary" to report the temporary reemployment of State Employees Retirement System (SERS) and Alternate Retirement Program (ARP) members.

Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) Section 5-164a, CGS Section 5-192v and the collective bargaining agreement between the State and the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition effective July 1, 1997 (SEBAC V) address both the temporary and permanent reemployment of retired State Employees Retirement System (SERS) and Alternate Retirement Program (ARP) members. Pursuant to these statutory provisions, temporarily reemployed SERS Tier I, Tier II, Tier IIA and ARP retirees may work a maximum of 120 days in a calendar year without engaging the pension suspension provisions of SERS; a SERS or ARP retiree reemployed in a state teaching position may work up to 45.97% of a full-time teaching schedule without engaging the pension suspension provisions of SERS.

Effective immediately please use this form when employing a retired SERS or ARP member in a temporary position; a retired SERS or ARP member who is being permanently reemployed must complete a Form CO-931, "Designation of Retirement System-Tier-Plan-Beneficiary".

A copy of the new form is provided with this memorandum; however, the new form is fillable online and is available on the Office of the State Comptroller website at the following link: http://www.osc.ct.gov/agencies/forms/index.html/retire/index.html.  Any questions you have concerning completion of this form should be addressed to the Retirement Services Division's Data Base Unit by telephone at 860-702-3515 or by email to osc.databaseunit@po.state.ct.us

Very truly yours,

STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT COMMISSION
NANCY WYMAN, SECRETARY EX OFFICIO

BY:

Mark E. Ojakian, Deputy Comptroller and Acting Director
Retirement Services Division

MEO/jak

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