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June 29, 2021

General Assembly Passes State Budget Without OPERS COLA Freeze

(June 29, 2021) Early this morning, both the Ohio House and Senate overwhelmingly voted to adopt the Conference Committee report to provide the state with a […]
June 17, 2021

PERI Chapter 6 Montgomery County Chapter Meeting in July

Please click on the Link Below for More Information https://operi.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/PERI_Chap6Dist3MembersMeetingFor13Jul21.pdf
June 1, 2021

PERI Members Who Live Out of State Have Representation on our Board

(June 1, 2021)  Several PERI members who retired out-of-state have asked us how they can have their views heard by the PERI Board?  As most everyone […]
May 5, 2021

PERI Announces a Change of Position on OPERS Proposed Two Year COLA Freeze

(May 5, 2021) At its Board meeting on April 27th, Trustees voted unanimously to change the association’s position on the two-year COLA freeze, first proposed in […]
April 13, 2021

PERI Encouraged by the Introduction of the “Public Servants Protection and Fairness Act” in Congress

 (April 13, 2021) The office of Rep. Richard Neal, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following press release on the introduction of […]
December 16, 2020

Announcement on the Reopening of PERI Chapters

(December 16, 2020) The PERI Board of Trustees met yesterday and as a result of the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, the board strongly recommends that chapters […]
October 1, 2020

Announcement on the Reopening of PERI Chapters

(October 1, 2020) The PERI Board of Trustees met yesterday and voted to adopt the following position on reopening chapters during the COVID-19 Pandemic. While the […]
September 17, 2020

OPERS Board Advised of Change in Pension and Health Care Investment Mix

(September 17, 2020)  At its monthly board of trustees meeting this week, OPERS staff and external investment consultant, NEPC, presented their plans to unwind OPERS from […]
September 17, 2020

OPERS Board Advised of Change in Pension and Health Care Investment Mix

(September 17, 2020)  At its monthly board of trustees meeting this week, OPERS staff and external investment consultant, NEPC, presented their plans to unwind OPERS from […]
September 16, 2020

PERI State Annual Meeting & September Chapter Meetings

(August 25, 2020) The PERI Board made the decision, at our August Board meeting, to cancel chapter meetings for September until more meeting facilities are safely […]
June 24, 2020

An Important Update on Covid-19

June 24, 2020   As we continue our journey through the Covid-19 pandemic, PERI is announcing the continued suspension of all local chapter and district activities for […]
May 26, 2020

An Important Statement on Covid-19 for June

(May 26, 2020)  As we continue our journey through the Covid-19 pandemic, PERI is announcing the continued suspension of all local chapter and district activities through […]
May 6, 2020

Look out for COVID-19 scams

  ( May 6, 2020)  Medicare provided the following information concerning Medicare fraud that we feel is important to share with our members: Unfortunately, scammers are […]
April 29, 2020

An Important Statement on Covid-19 and a Questionnaire for all PERI Chapters

(April 29, 2020)  As we continue our journey through the Covid-19 pandemic, PERI is announcing the continued suspension of all local chapter and district activities through […]
April 1, 2020

Retirees can qualify for federal stimulus

OPERS offers tips to make sure you receive your rebate payment By Matt Overturf, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System April 1, 2020 – The U.S. Congress […]
March 31, 2020

We are all in this Together

(March 31, 2020) As everyone is well aware by now, we are collectively fighting an invisible enemy in the Novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.  We have […]
March 23, 2020

Clarification to the Financial Relief Request for Retirees

(March 23, 2020)  Several PERI members have asked us to provide a deeper explanation to the WEP issue we addressed in our call to action earlier […]
March 23, 2020

Important Information Regarding OPERS’ April 2020 Benefit Payments

(March 23, 2020)  PERI has received a number of calls from members concerned that with the current economic uncertainty and shelter-in-place orders that OPERS’ benefit payments […]
March 23, 2020

Please Contact Ohio Senator Brown’s and Portman’s Offices Immediately!

(March 23, 2020) As you are likely aware, the Federal Government is rushing a $1.5 trillion three phase emergency plan through Congress to rescue the economy […]
March 18, 2020

OPERS Announces Coronavirus Response Plan

(March 18, 2020)  In the wake of the spread of the Coronavirus, (Covid-19) OPERS has plans in place to continue operations and provide services.  In some […]
March 13, 2020

PERI Announces Suspension of All Chapter Meetings Through April 30th

(March 13, 2020)  In light of recent decisions made this week by our elected and public health officials to protect citizens from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), PERI […]
March 11, 2020

PERI Encourages Retirees to Protect Themselves from Exposure to Coronavirus

(March 11, 2020)  As most retirees are likely aware by now, they are vulnerable to uncertain outcomes if exposed to the Coronavirus, especially if suffering from […]
January 29, 2020

VIA Benefits Scam

January 29, 2020   This morning we received a warning from one of our members about a call she received from “VIA Benefits” asking for information to […]
December 3, 2019

PERI Board Announces Position on WEP-GPO Bills in Congress

(December 2, 2019)  At its most recent board meeting on November 26th, the PERI Board of Trustees voted to support Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government […]
August 29, 2019

Package 5

(August 29, 2019) Many members have asked for more information about the various packages that OPERS is considering that would affect health care and COLA. To […]