December 28, 1984:
Dependent Benefits • Dependents benefits cease at age 21 as stated by G.L. c. 32, § 12B.
Benefits to be paid through date of graduation from college or through last day of schooling if dependent does not complete college, provided that all such dependent benefits must cease at or before age 21, regardless of date of graduation or last day of schooling.
Benefits to be paid through 18th birthday are resumed if dependent enters accredited educational institution with reimbursement made for summer months.
Contact the parent/guardian to provide the board with certification of attendance from the school and inform the parent/guardian of their responsibility to keep the board informed regarding the dependent’s student status.
Veteran’s Allowances Policy for determining annual wage for computing allowance under Veteran’s Act, G.L. c. 32, § 56:
Shift differential to be computed on the actual number of shifts worked in the 12 month period preceding the date of retirement
Holiday pay will be figured at 1/5 of weekly rate for the number of paid holidays in a calendar year.