Nominating petitions have been verified for the 2016 Educational Employees’ Supplementary Retirement System of Fairfax County (ERFC) Board of Trustees election.
The following candidates will appear on the ballot: Daryl Richards, mathematics teacher, Woodson High School; and Michael Hairston, band music teacher, Jackson Middle School.
Active members of the ERFC will have the opportunity, via e-mail, to vote electronically April 25-27. Your employee identification number is needed to vote.
If you have further questions, call the Office of Equity and Employee Relations at 571-423-3070.
An application will be filed in late January to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) for an advance determination as to whether the Educational Employees of Fairfax County Defined Benefit Plan meets the qualification requirements of Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
ERFC hosts Pre-Retirement Information Sessions throughout the school year to help prepare members who are within one to five years of retirement eligibility. Each session outlines the provisions of both ERFC benefit plan structures:
Information sessions will also highlight the primary retirement benefits provided by the VRS, plus a review of other FCPS benefit options.
Registration for all sessions is through MyPLT under RET.
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The Educational Employees' Supplementary Retirement System of Fairfax County (ERFC) was established July 1, 1973, to provide an independent retirement plan for Fairfax County Public Schools' personnel that supplements the primary benefits they earn and receive separately from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) and Social Security. ERFC is a public sector defined benefit plan, which operates under terms incorporated in the Fairfax County Ordinance and the ERFC Plan Document. The ERFC is governed by a seven member Board of Trustees, which administers the retirement program according to the requirements of the Plan Document and other governing law. The Fairfax County School Board authorizes all changes governing the provisions of the Plan. More
Among its member services, the ERFC Retirement office provides:
ERFC members include retirees, deferred, inactive and active Fairfax County Public Schools personnel, employed full-time in monthly-paid educational, administrative, and support staff positions. (FCPS' part-time administrative employees, as well as those employed in the Transportation, Custodial, Maintenance, or Food Services departments, are provided comparable retirement plan coverage under the Fairfax County Employees' Retirement System (FCERS).
The ERFC provides two defined benefit plan structures:
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Find out where you need to go to get accurate information on FCPS closing information.
When Fairfax County Public Schools have a schedule change (closing or delay) due to inclement weather or other emergencies, the information is communicated as soon as the decision is made in these ways:
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April 22, 2016