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Active Government Employees

Familiarize yourself with the benefits available to you as a member of the North Carolina Retirement Systems. Stay up to date on the news and information that affects your benefits, access your personal retirement account forms and benefit estimators through ORBIT to plan your long-term financial future.  

New Retirement Systems’ Member Handbooks Now Available

The 2015 NC Retirement Systems' member handbooks have been posted on our Handbooks web page. Members can learn about their retirement benefits, death benefits, creditable service, reemployment and much more!

Digests for 2014 Legislative Session Now Available

Digests of the 2014 Legislation that affects members of the following North Carolina Retirement Systems are now available on our Laws & Legislation web page: 
  • Consolidated Judicial Retirement System (CJRS)
  • Firefighters' and Rescue Squad Workers' Pension Fund (FRSWPF)
  • Legislative Retirement System (LRS)
  • Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System (LGERS)
  • National Guard Pension Fund (NGPF)
  • Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement Systems (TSERS)
Highlights from the digests include: 
  • The return of 5-year vesting for all TSERS and CJRS members
  • All TSERS, LGERS, CJRS and LRS refund payments paid on or after January 1, 2015, will include the member’s contributions plus applicable interest, regardless of the number of years of retirement service credit

Conference Planning Videos
 
If you’re a member of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System or the Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System and are nearing retirement, the Retirement Systems has posted Retirement Planning videos on its website to help you understand the process.

The videos address all topics covered during a Retirement Planning Conference. If you’re unable to attend a conference, or would like to review what you saw at a conference you attended, visit one of the websites below today:

Reduction-in-Force Information for Employees

 

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Forms Now Available in ORBIT

Visit ORBIT to view all Retirement Division forms (click the Forms link at the top.)  NOTE: Login to ORBIT to access personalized forms.​​

Legislation that Affects You

Click here to find summaries of retirement-related legislation.

Auto-Enrollment into the SHP
 
Click here to learn about the ​State Health Plan enrollment process for eligible retiring employees.

Retirement Service Credit Purchasing

You may be eligible to purchase retirement credit that may increase the amount of your monthly benefit or allow you to retire at an earlier age.

 

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