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5 Ways to Protect Your Identity Online This Holiday Season
Every year from Thanksgiving into the new year, cybercriminals work overtime to compromise your identity and online security. If you plan to shop or do business online this holiday season, these five tips may help you do it safely. Read More...

5 Ways to Protect Your Identity Online This Holiday Season

Every year from Thanksgiving into the new year, cybercriminals work overtime and use crafty schemes in an attempt to compromise your identity and online security. If you plan to shop or conduct business online this holiday season, here are five tips that can help you do it safely.

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Annual Disclosure Statements Available
Active and Vested NYCERS members can log in to MyNYCERS and access their 2021 Annual Disclosure Statement (ADS) via the “View My Documents” link in the menu.
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Annual Disclosure Statements Available

Active and Vested NYCERS members can log in to MyNYCERS and access their 2021 Annual Disclosure Statement (ADS) via the “View My Documents” link in the menu. (First-time users of MyNYCERS must register before logging in.) Be sure to check that your data is correct and contact NYCERS with changes.

Need help registering?

Follow this step-by-step guide.

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New Law
Chapter 528 of the Laws of 2022 – Increases certain special accidental death benefits.
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New Law - Chapter 528 of the Laws of 2022 – Increases certain special accidental death benefits

This law amends the Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) § 361-a(c) and General Municipal Law (GML) § 208-f(c) by increasing the deceased member’s salary used in the computation of the special accidental death benefit by adding to it an additional percentage. The beneficiaries of the following NYCERS members are covered: Correction Officers, Housing and Transit Police, Uniformed Sanitation members, certain EMTs and TBTA members.

This law is effective as of July 1, 2022

Legislation affecting NYCERS members can be found at nycers.org/legislation.

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New Chief Actuary Announced
In a joint statement, the five New York City retirement systems today announced Marek Tyszkiewicz as New York City’s new Chief Actuary.
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New Chief Actuary Announced

In a joint statement, the five New York City retirement systems today announced Marek Tyszkiewicz as New York City’s new Chief Actuary. The Chief Actuary is the legally-designated technical advisor to the five Boards of Trustees, overseeing the actuarial calculations for City employees’ post-employment benefits.

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COVID-19 Related Accidental Death Benefits
Chapter 78 of the Laws of 2021, which provides death benefits to statutory beneficiaries of members whose death was a result of or was contributed to by COVID-19 has been extended to members who die through December 31, 2022.

COVID-19 Related Accidental Death Benefits

Chapter 78 of the Laws of 2021, which provides death benefits to statutory beneficiaries of members whose death was a result of or was contributed to by COVID-19 has been extended to members who die through December 31, 2022.

Announcement

Goodman Settlement
On March 17, 2014, a settlement between the City of New York and the United States Attorney's Office in the case of Goodman et al v. City of New York et al ("Goodman") became effective.

Goodman Settlement

On March 17, 2014, a settlement between the City of New York and the United States Attorney’s Office in the case of Goodman et al v. City of New York et al (“Goodman”) became effective.