Chicopee Retirement Board Supplemental Regulations

Subject:

Regulation:

MEMBERSHIP:

April 22, 1999 I.D.: - Seasonal employees who work more than 20 hours per week for five months or more on a regular basis shall become members of the Chicopee Contributory Retirement System upon reaching eligibility.

December 4, 1998 Rules and Regulations: Requirements for membership:

  • A permanent full time employee of any member unit of the Chicopee Contributory Retirement System shall become a member of the Chicopee Contributory Retirement System on the first day of employment.
  • A part time permanent employee who normally works more than twenty hours per week shall become a member of the Chicopee Contributory Retirement System on the first day of employment.
  • Temporary employees shall be ineligible for membership, however, upon becoming permanent, the employee shall have the option of purchasing prior service.
  • Elected officials shall continue to have the option of joining the Chicopee Contributory Retirement System in accordance with General Laws, Chapter 32, section 3(2)(a)(iv).

CREDITABLE SERVICE:

July, 25, 2005 Full time employees who become part-time shall have their service prorated as it relates to a full time position. If these employees work over twenty hours per week after switching from full-time to part-time, then these employees shall receive one year of creditable service provided they work all the hours required by their position.

December 4, 1998 Full time employees will receive one (1) year of creditable service provided they work the hours required by their position. Part time employees whose positions have always been part time shall be granted full creditable service. Part time employees who become full time shall have their part time service prorated as it relates to a full time position.

December 4, 1998  Buyback: A. For any employee who is not a member of the Chicopee Contributory Retirement System on the first date of employment that employee, upon becoming a member, shall be allowed to buy back their service as a non-member regardless if the employee made contributions to deferred compensation.

REGULAR COMPENSATION:

 

MISCELLANEOUS: