Member News - MTRS

Pension Forfeiture

The Governor has signed legislation that offers eligible members who transferred into the MTRS a second opportunity to elect to participate in the RetirementPlus (R+) program. The R+ program, signed into law in 2000, provided eligible members with increased retirement benefits. As stipulated in the R+ legislation in 2000, members who transferred into …

Read more New law offers eligible Members who transferred into the MTRS a second chance for RetirementPlus (R+) participation

Please join us Thursday, September 29th from 4:00–6:00 pm for our live online "Your MTRS Benefits" seminar! This program is for MTRS members who want more information about retirement benefits—whether you are a recent member, mid-career educator or soon-to-be retiree.

"Your MTRS Benefits" topics include:

Applications must be postmarked by August 29 to have a June 30 retirement date

Are you considering retirement instead of returning to service in the fall? If so, please note that you have 60 days from the date of your separation from service to apply for retirement and have that date also be your effective retirement date. Thus, …

Read more Retirement application deadline approaching soon!


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Charlestown, MA 02129

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