You can volunteer to help with hurricane recovery efforts without affecting your retirement benefits
There has been an outpouring of support for everyone impacted by Hurricane Florence, and we've received questions about how our retirees can help without violating Return to Work Laws.
Return to Work Laws govern how retirees can work for a government agency that is participating in the North Carolina Retirement System. Return to Work Laws apply differently to members of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System (TSERS) and the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System (LGERS). If you violate these laws, you could be subject to financial penalties and/or possible loss of retirement benefits and health coverage, so it's important for you to know how these laws apply to you.
If you're thinking about volunteering, here's what you need to know.