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Georgia Federation of Teachers

 

There is one more webinar info session on Tuesday, September 19th @ 7pm with valuable information on the Windfall Elimination Provision Act (WEP).  Registration is required.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 7:00 PM EST

Hi Colleagues and Community Members:

Many are unaware of how their Social Security benefits will be reduced if they pay/paid into a state or teacher retirement pension plan. The law/act affects people who work(ed) in jobs where Social Security contributions are/were withheld, which includes people who served overseas, spousal benefits and more!

Only 15 states decided to be a part of this unjust act. The Act reduces earned Social Security benefits of those entitled to such. Georgia is one of those states. It takes money that retirees and workers are entitled to receive!  

The "Windfall Elimination Provision Act (WEP)" can be repealed in Congress. Please educate yourselves and others about this travesty and join the movement to repeal the WEP. Feel free to share this email. If you need more information or clarity, email us at georgia@aftgeorgia.org.  

What we don't know can hurt us............

 

Thank you,

Verdaillia Turner
Georgia Federation of Teachers
404-315-0222

Subject: Join the National WEP/GPO Task Force Webinar Event Sept. 19

 

Join the National WEP/GPO Task Force Webinar Event Sept. 19

 

Dear Friends and Activists,

You may have seen this webinar. We are repeating it often so that the information gets spread far and wide.

Please share it with your group again so those who missed it before have an opportunity to participate now. Also, please send it to any group or person you believe should be aware of WEP and GPO penalties.

Now is the time to end the decades of public employees losing earn Social Security benefits, due to the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) penalties. These unjust penalties can be repealed, but only if we work together to get it done. Let’s talk….

WEP

National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force

Urging Repeal Not Reform

GPO

Join Us!

  • Are you an employee of the federal government?

  • You might be affected!

  • Are you a state or municipal employee?

  • You might be affected!

Learn The Facts About The Windfall Elimination Provision And The Government Pension Offset (WEP & GPO). Be Aware Of What You Might Lose.
Find Out What You Can Do And How You Can Help.

To register, click the final date below to attend.

National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force Informational Webinar:

 

If your spouse dies, will you lose the Social Security survival benefits they earned for you?

UNJUST PENALTIES DENY EARNED SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.

Could you be affected once you retire?

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