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COLA Update

The April 30th pension payment includes the 2021 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), which can vary based on membership tier and retirement date.

SCERS sent notices to all retirees in late April with information about the adjusted benefit amount.  The notice provides the initial benefit amount at the date of retirement, the dollar value of the cumulative COLA adjustments since retirement, and the new benefit amount as of April 2021.


SCERS Begins Alameda Corrections for Current Employees

The Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS) has initiated a correction process to comply with the California Supreme Court decision in the case of Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association et al. v. Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association and Board of Retirement of ACERA (Alameda).