OFT member Dale Price, a math teacher and Toledo Federation of Teachers, Local 250, member who serves on the STRS Board, was elected to serve as its chairman. Price will serve as chair through August 2014. Price was elected to the Board in 2010.
As OFT members transition to retirement and the close of your career, you won't leave OFT. We have three active retiree chapters to keep you informed about issues impacting retirement and pensions. Retiree chapters are also a good way to stay in contact with friends and colleagues.
For info on joining the Cincinnati Federation of Teachers retiree chapter, Local 1520-R, contact CFT at 513-961-2272. For info on joining the Cleveland Teachers Union retiree chapter, Local 279-R, visit http://ctur.oh.aft.org or call (216) 861-7676. For info on joining the Toledo Federation of Teachers retiree chapter, Local 250-R, contact President Mary Morales at 419-535-3013.
Pension fund for teachers. The mission of STRS Ohio is: To partner with STRS Ohio members in providing financial performance and member service that assures financial security for current and future retirees. Find out about the services offered to members.
Pension fund for non-teaching school employees. The mission of SERS is to provide pension benefit programs and services to our members, retirees, and beneficiaries that are soundly financed, prudently administered, and delivered with understanding and responsiveness. Find out about the services offered to members.
Pension fund for public employees. OPERS is the largest state pension fund in Ohio and the 12th largest public retirement system in the U.S. The mission of OPERS is: To provide secure retirement benefits for our members. Find out about the services offered to members.
The National Institute on Retirement Security is a not-for-profit organization established to contribute to informed policymaking by fostering a deep understanding of the value of retirement security.
Defined benefit public pensions like those provided to OFT members via OPERS, STRS and SERS provide greater retirement security to workers at a lower cost to employers.
The Boards of STRS, OPERS and SERS have updated their pension eligibility plans for legislative consideration. OFT has worked closely with the pension systems to minimize the impact of changes on members and retirees. See what's in store.