FRS Reemployment after Retirement
Reemployment after Retirement
All new employees are required to confirm their retirement status under the Florida Retirement System before starting employment with the District. If you are initially reemployed on or after July 1, 2010, you will not be permitted to participate in a State of Florida administered retirement plan to earn an additional (second) retirement benefit.
Pension or DROP Members:
After you retire under the normal or early retirement provisions of the FRS Pension Plan or any other existing or state-administered retirement system, you may work for a private employer, a Florida public employer not covered by the FRS, or a public employer in another state or covered by another state’s retirement system, without affecting your retirement benefit. However, there are certain reemployment limitations that affect your retirement benefit if you are employed with FRS participating employers during the first 12 calendar months after your effective retirement or DROP termination date. For the first 12 calendar months, you cannot earn a salary from any FRS participating employer in the same month you receive retirement benefits from the FRS unless you qualify for an exception (retired before July 1, 2010). This reemployment restriction applies even if the particular position you hold is not covered by the FRS for membership purposes. For additional information, refer to FRS' "After You Retire" brochure or call FRS Bureau of Calculations at (888) 738-2252.
If you are an Investment Plan member who has terminated FRS-covered employment and taken a distribution of any kind (lump sum, rollover, annuity, etc.), you are considered a retiree. Returning to work during the first 12 calendar months after taking a distribution may require you to pay back your distribution or impact your ability to receive additional distributions from your Investment Plan account (if any balance is remaining). For additional information, refer to FRS' "Working after Retirement" brochure or call FRS Financial Guidance Line at (866) 446-9377.
FRS Reemployment Resources:
- Video: Reemployment after Retirement (Requires Flash)
- PDF Transcript
- Working After Retirement Brochure (includes guidelines for the FRS Pension and FRS Investment Plan)
Related Retirement Topics
- 403(b)/457(b) Voluntary Retirement Savings
- BENCOR Special Plan
- Changing Plans - Is a 2nd Election Right for You?
- DROP: Deferred Retirement Option Program
- FRS Online Estimates
- FRS Resources
- Keys to Retirement Planning
- Qualifying for Board-paid Retiree Health Insurance Premiums
Helpful Links Volunteer: Pasco County Schools Social Security Administration Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Veterans Administration (TriCare) America Association of Retired People Florida Retired Educators Association
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A Message from Patricia Howard
Employee Benefits and Risk Management wants all employees to be healthy, in mind and body, so they can be ready every day to do their best for our students, employees and community.
As you access healthcare services, please remember that the District is self-insured for all medical, pharmacy and behavioral health services. Therefore, spend wisely, whenever you can use generics, see a primary care doctor instead of a specialist. Consider utilizing the services of the onsite Employee and Family Health and Wellness Centers, which includes primary care, lab, x-rays, and generic medications. Co-payments are waived for services provided by the Health and Wellness Centers and generic medications provided at no cost.
Also, visit our wellness page to learn more about the District’s Health and Wellness Initiatives (HWI). HWI include programs to help you lose weight, stop smoking, start exercising, maintain proper nutrition and understand your health and medications. This is all good for the mind, body and wallet.
Be Healthy, Be Well
Patricia D. Howard
Pasco County Schools Named 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces Award Winner
Land O’ Lakes (Jan. 24, 2014)—Healthiest Employers, the leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data, has announced the induction of the District School Board of Pasco County into the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. Every one of these employers has achieved remarkable and sustainable success through a broad range of corporate wellness programs and employee wellness initiatives.
The District School Board of Pasco County attained this recognition as the culmination of a year-long, highly selective two-stage assessment process spanning the United States to include companies of all sizes from all regions and industries.
“One of our priorities is to create a culture of wellness throughout our district that both decreases the risk of disease and enhances the quality of life of our employees. Our wellness program builds upon our continuing efforts to help students reach their highest potential by enhancing the health, happiness, and motivation of our employees and community,” said Kurt Browning, Superintendent of Schools, Pasco County, Florida.
These state and national awards recognize employers who have comprehensively incorporated the most effective employee wellness programs and practices. The Healthiest 100 have successfully implemented practical, effective and continuously improving corporate wellness strategies for creating a sustainably healthy workplace.
Rod Reasen II, President of Healthiest Employers, notes that "This highly selective award recognizes employers who demonstrate exceptional leadership in using wellness as a strategy to drive workplace productivity, employee health, and community wellbeing. As these employers demonstrate, every organization has a path to the Healthiest 100, regardless of size, industry or geography."