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Welcome to the OEA-Retired website where you will find info regarding the organization as well as the ability to stay in touch with fellow members.


To ensure you receive important messages from this web site, as well as messages sent directly to you from other members, it's important you whitelist the email address (noreply@classcreator.net)  (that's a .net, not a .com) as well as (noreply@oearetired.org).

What is whitelisting?  Whitelisting simply means you are telling your email program to accept all emails coming from this web site and NOT to reject them or put them in the spam/trash folder.  The technique for whitelisting varies by email program, but generally you will see the term "whitelist", "Approved Senders List", "Safe List" or "Safe Sender's List".  This is where you want to be sure you have added the email addresses (noreply@classcreator.net) and (noreply@oearetired.org).

Whitelisting (noreply@classcreator.net) and (noreply@oearetired.org) is the single most important thing you can do to ensure that you don't miss anything.


 

June Retirement Statements

I am writing to inform you of a delay in printing/mailing of the June 3, 2020 retirement statements.  This delay is only applicable to the payment advice statements.  Any retired member who receives a physical check will receive their check as the checks were already printed and mailed.  This delay does not mean the direct deposit was delayed.

One of the machines in the process of issuing retirement payment advice statements broke on Tuesday.  The repair service company is at TAC today trying to fix it.  We do not know the status of the repair as of this writing.  Roughly 1,500 retirement payment advice statements did not get mailed.  It is my understanding the delay will affect those retired members who have a surname beginning A-M (the first half of the alphabet).  This means many of you may not receive your June retirement payment advice statement until late into the month of June.

The function of authorizing the direct deposit is separate from printing and mailing the statements.  All retirees with direct deposit should have received their monthly payment in a timely manner today (June 3, 2020).

We will keep you updated as we learn more.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

Regards,

Cecelia M. Carter, Executive Director OSERS


 

OSERS Board of Trustees 2020 Election Results

Retiree Seat

Election ballots were mailed out to eligible retirees on Thursday, April 16.  Only retirees in pay status as of March 31, 2020 are eligible to vote.  Beneficiaries, joint survivors, and alternate payees are not eligible to vote in the election and were not sent an election ballot.

The election for the annuitant trustee for the Omaha School Employees’ Retirement System, OSERS, is now closed.

There were 4,579 retired OSERS members who were eligible to vote, and 2,110 ballots were cast.

 

The results:

Roger Rea = 1,409 votes (66.8%)

Gregory Gruber = 689 votes (32.7%)

Roger is the current OSERS annuitant trustee, and will begin a new four-year term on July 1, 2020.