Social Security Information

Did you know that 1/3 of all teachers risk being penalized by GPO and WEP in retirement, losing some or all the Social Security benefits for which they or their spouse paid the required Social Security taxes? If you work in a government job where you are not allowed to pay into Social Security, you…

SFCRTA MEETING NOTES April 10, 2014

The Southern Fairfield County Retired Teachers’ Association met with Lou Laccavole, the Fiscal Administrative Supervisor of the Connecticut State Teachers’ Retirement Board on April 10, 2014. Darlene Perez, the Administrator of the TRB was scheduled to speak but was unable to attend. Mr. Laccavole gave us a quick overview of the TRB and some of…

Repeal The GPO

Action Alert #58 – Remind Mr. Obama! Jan 21, 2014 11:44 am | SS Fairness Social Security Works sent out a reminder that we have to continue the fight against the Chained CPI: “Last year, President Obama put a Social Security cut called the Chained CPI in his budget. Since then Americans from all political…

November 2013 Newsletter

 President’s Message Working for You! Join Us.     Did you know that the shingles vaccine, which was initially not covered by your TRB (Teacher’s Retirement Board) Health plan, is now covered? You contacted the TRB and they listened. If you paid for the shingles vaccine, contact Stirling Benefits (203.647.0628) for reimbursement. We are keeping a…