Retirees

Health Insurance and other Employee Benefits

Health Benefits information for retirees of NYS and Local Governments Participating in NYSHIP, Life Insurance, Long Term Care and Survivor Benefits
Retirement Benefits(External Link)
New York State and Local Government Retirement System information presented by New York State Office of the State Comptroller
Working After Retirement
Section 211 waivers for public retirees returning to work in public service are generally required to enable the public retiree to earn more than $30,000 while also collecting a pension. Section 211 waivers are only awarded when the public employer requests one and can demonstrate that the criteria established in section 211 have been met. The Guidelines for Approval of Requests Pursuant to Retirement and Social Security Law Section 211 are available at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/commission/211guidelines.cfm.
For employers interested in applying for a section 211 waiver to cover an employee or prospective employee, the section 211 waiver application (CSC-1) is now an online application process. The online application is restricted to authorized users of the system only.
Public employers wishing to submit a section 211 waiver application must apply for a User ID and password. It is also recommended that public employers review the Application Instructions to learn more about the application process and the information needed to complete the application.
The User ID Application is available by clicking here(pdf218KB).
The Application Instructions may be downloaded by clicking here(docx20KB).
Employers ready to proceed to the application login may APPLY NOW.
Public Retirees returning to work should also be certain to review the following General Information and Notification of Earnings Limitations(docx39KB).