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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 […]
August 23, 2019

PERI Board Adopts a Position on OPERS Health Care and Pension Challenges

(August 23, 2019)  After multiple meetings over many months with OPERS senior staff and leadership, PERI has decided to take action designed to support the long […]
July 12, 2019

PERI Closely Following OPERS Proposed Changes to Health Care

(July 12, 2019)  Since January, the OPERS board and staff have been meeting monthly to discuss the state of the Health Care Fund and what steps […]

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