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Holiday Closure

SCERS will be closed on Thursday, March 31 in observance of Cesar Chavez Day. SCERS’ normal business hours will resume on Friday, April 1.

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COLA Video Added to SCERS Library

A new animated video offering a brief explanation of how the retiree cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is calculated has been added to our Videos page.

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SCERS Board to Approve COLA for 2022

UPDATED FEBRUARY 17, 2022–
At the February 16, 2022 Board of Retirement meeting, the SCERS Board approved the following Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) levels effective April 2022, as recommended by the system’s actuary:

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SCERS Closed Dec. 24 and 31

SCERS will be closed Friday, December 24 in observance of Christmas, and Friday, December 31 in observance of New Year’s Day. Happy Holidays to all of our members!

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SCERS Resumes Business as Usual Thursday, Dec. 16

Although power has now been restored at 980 9th Street, the SCERS office will remain closed for rest of the afternoon Wednesday, Dec. 15 as staff work remotely. Our office will reopen to the public on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 8:00 a.m. for business as usual.

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SCERS Nears Fully-Funded Status

The Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS) is closing in on a fully-funded pension plan to support the long-term benefit obligations for its 30,000 members.

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Notice of Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, our office will be closing at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 and will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021.

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Alameda Corrections Update

The 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) is still underway.

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Turnaround Time Improves for First Retirement Check

SCERS has made significant improvements in delivering a better experience for members. Among these improvements is a steady decrease in wait times for retirees’ first checks, from 75 days earlier this summer to the current median time of less than 60 days.

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SCERS Office Visitors Must Use Alley Entrance and Sign In

SCERS’ office building (Park Tower) at 980 9th Street has implemented new security protocols. All visitors are now required to sign in at the security desk in the lobby and will be asked to identify what floor and tenant they will be visiting. (SCERS is located on the 19th floor.)