Worcester County Retirement Board Supplemental Regulations

January 26, 1993 Membership Part time teachers.

At a meeting of the Worcester County Retirement Board, a vote was taken to accept only teacher aides, who are employed for 1,040 hours or more per year.

June 30, 1986

Form

School Employees - Full-time employees working during the school year receive 1 full year of creditable service.

December 28, 1984

Membership

All part-time employees who work at least 20 hours per week (1040) within the calendar year must join the system.

December 28, 1984

Creditable Service

Elected members of water district are allowed one full year of creditable service for each calendar year served as an elected official.

December 28, 1984

Creditable Service

Call fire fighters - when earnings are $225 per year or more, then 4 months of creditable service is allowed for each calendar year, but only if such fire fighter is later appointed as a permanent member of the fire department pursuant to G.L. c. 32, § 4(2)(b).

December 28, 1984

Creditable Service

Cafeteria - 6 hours per day is considered a full day.  The Retirement Board will allow full year service to include summer months off.  If a cafeteria employee works less than 6 hours per day, 5, 4, or 3 hours per day, then service is prorated and based on a 6 hour full day and creditable service is allowed at 83%, 66% or 50% of full 12 months.

December 28, 1984

Creditable Service

Library - If a librarian works all of the hours the library is open, that being 20 hours or more per week, then the retirement board will allow full creditable service.  If a member works part-time and not the full hours of the library, then such hours worked will be prorated against the hours the library is opened.

December 28, 1984

Creditable Service

Part-time police work - use hourly rate to determine hours worked based on 37 hours per week being full-time.  All other part-time employees will have their time prorated, using a 35-hour week as full time.

December 28, 1984

Creditable Service

Free Prior Service (before 7/1/47) or Date of Charter - $50.00 per month equals one full year of creditable service.

December 28, 1984

Creditable Service

School Employees - Full-time employees working during the school year receive 1 full year of creditable service.