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CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER - Special Provisions Related to JRS, PERS Judges of Workers’ Compensation, PERS Administrative Law Judges and Bona Fide Severance of Employment - Certifying Officers of the Judicial Retirement System (JRS), the Workers’ Compensation Judges (WCJ) Part of the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), and the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) January 23, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE - 2015 Retirement Workshops for PERS, TPAF, and PFRS - Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators January 16, 2015

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CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER— January 23, 2015

TO: Certifying Officers of the Judicial Retirement System (JRS), the Workers’ Compensation Judges (WCJ) Part of the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), and the Office of Administrative Law (OAL)

FROM: The New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits

SUBJECT: Special Provisions Related to JRS, PERS Judges of Workers’ Compensation, PERS Administrative Law Judges and Bona Fide Severance of Employment

The attached Certifying Officer letter supplements that of August 22, 2014, and addresses the special provisions for retired members of the Judicial Retirement System (JRS), the Workers’ Compensation Judges Part of the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), Judges of Workers’ Compensation enrolled in the standard PERS and Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) enrolled in the PERS in regards to post-retirement employment.

DISTRIBUTION OF THIS LETTER

Certifying Officers should forward this message to their human resources staff, benefit administrators, and any other staff members responsible for the administration of pension and health benefits for employees.

If you need to review previous e-messages, they are available on the Division’s Web site at: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions   At the home page, go to “Online Services — Employer Pensions and Benefits Information Connection (EPIC)” and then on the EPIC page select “Archive of E-Messages.”

Please note: It is important that the Certifying Officer’s e-mail address is kept current with the Employer Pensions and Benefits Information Connection (EPIC) to assure the accurate and timely delivery of this information. Update your information using the Employer Demographics application in EPIC.

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E-MAIL MESSAGE TO EMPLOYERS — January 16, 2015

TO: Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators

FROM: The New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits

SUBJECT: 2015 Retirement Workshops for PERS, TPAF, and PFRS

Please make this information available to your employees.

The Division of Pensions and Benefits has scheduled new dates for Retirement Workshops designed for employees who plan to retire anytime within the next two years. Both live classroom sessions and online webinars are available. Reserve a seat now!

Register at: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions/workshop-intro.shtml

New Location: Please note our new central New Jersey location at NJ Department of Transportation, Ewing, NJ

New Times:  Please note we have added several late afternoon classes at Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ

Retirement Workshops provide a step-by-step look at the retirement process. We explain retirement benefits, beneficiary options, group life insurance, and how to submit the retirement application online using MBOS. Loan repayment provisions and the taxability of pension are discussed along with health benefits coverage in retirement. As time permits, the workshop concludes with a question and answer period.

Retirement Workshops for PERS and TPAF Members

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 – 2:00 p.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Monday, February 9, 2015 – 10:30 a.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Friday, February 20, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015 – 2:00 p.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Thursday, March 5, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – NJ Department of Transportation, Ewing, NJ
  • Monday, March 9, 2015 – 10:30 a.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Friday, March 13, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015 – 2:00 p.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Monday, April 6, 2015 – 10:30 a.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – NJ Department of Transportation, Ewing, NJ
  • Friday, April 10, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 2:00 p.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – NJ Department of Transportation, Ewing, NJ
  • Monday, May 11, 2015 – 10:30 a.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Friday, May 15, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015 – 2:00 p.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Thursday, June 4, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – NJ Department of Transportation, Ewing, NJ
  • Monday, June 8, 2015 – 10:30 a.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Friday, June 19, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Thursday, June 25, 2015 – 2:00 p.m. – Willingboro Public Library, Willingboro, NJ
  • Thursday, July 16, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – NJ Department of Transportation, Ewing, NJ
  • Friday, July 17, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Friday, August 14, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Friday, September 18, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Friday, October 23, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Friday, November 13, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
  • Friday, December 11, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ

Retirement Workshops for PFRS Members

  • Monday, February 23, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. – Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. - Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. - Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ
  • Thursday, July 9, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. - Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ
  • Monday, September 14, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. - Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ
  • Thursday, December 3, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. - Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ

Register early, as seats are limited http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions/workshop-intro.shtml

DISTRIBUTION OF THIS MESSAGE

Certifying Officers should make this information available to their employees, and forward this message to their Human Resources staff, benefit administrators, and any other staff members responsible for the administration of pension and benefits for employees.

Please note: It is important that the Certifying Officer’s e-mail address is kept current with the Employer Pensions and Benefits Information Connection (EPIC) to assure the accurate and timely delivery of this information. Update your information using the Employer Demographics application in EPIC.

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