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A.05 Retiree earnings limitations (retired on or after 7/1/2010) (formerly 9.05.00)
Marked obsolete 07/01/2018
OBSOLETE section - MPSERS retirees who return to work to a MPSERS reporting unit may have an impact on their pension and insurance premium subsidy. The retiree and the employing reporting unit have an important responsibility in this process.
- The retiree is responsible for understanding the working after retirement rules and how they affect their pension and insurance premium subsidy. Resources for retirees are available on the ORS member information website for retirees that return to work.
- The reporting unit is responsible for accurately reporting retirees to ensure the guidelines of the working after retirement rules are met.
For that reason, this section no longer applies.
Retirees Hired Directly by the Reporting Unit
As a rule, a member who retires on or after July 1, 2010, and returns to work as an employee of the reporting unit can earn up to one-third of their final average compensation in the calendar year (January - December) without penalty. However, if they exceed that amount, they will forfeit their pension and health insurance subsidy until their employment ceases. For exceptions see section 9.05.01: Exceptions to the Earnings Limitations for Members Who Retired 7/1/2010 or After.
Retirees Hired Through a Third Party or as an Independent Contractor
Most members who retired on or after July 1, 2010, who are hired through a third party or as independent contractors do not have earnings limits. For exceptions see section 9.05.01: Exceptions to the Earnings Limitations for Members Who Retired 7/1/2010 or After.
Last updated: 07/01/2018