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2021 Early Retirement Incentive (ERI)
On 4/19/2021 Governor Cuomo signed into law Chapter 59 of the Laws of 2021, which provides the City of New York and the NY Board of Education, also known as the NYC Department of Education (DOE), the option to elect an Early Retirement Incentive (ERI).

2021 Early Retirement Incentive (ERI)

On April 19, 2021 Governor Cuomo signed into law Chapter 59 of the Laws of 2021, which provides the City of New York and the NY Board of Education, also known as the NYC Department of Education (DOE), the option to elect an Early Retirement Incentive (ERI).

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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.

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Furloughs
NYCERS members who are furloughed per Mayor de Blasio’s order will not receive pay for the time they are furloughed and therefore, will not receive service credit for that time. The furloughed time...

Furloughs

NYCERS members who are furloughed per Mayor de Blasio’s order will not receive pay for the time they are furloughed and therefore, will not receive service credit for that time. The furloughed time cannot be bought back unless legislation is passed to permit the purchase.