WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The following statement is attributable to California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) Director of Corporate Governance Anne Sheehan:
“While CalSTRS is disappointed Trian did not prevail in their bid to seat a slate of nominees to the DuPont Board of Directors, we are encouraged by the changes Trian Partners have driven at the company. DuPont has acted on many of Trian’s early recommendations and, as partners with Trian, we are prepared to work from the outside toward long-term growth in collaboration with the board.
Because CalSTRS members do not pay into Social Security on CalSTRS earnings, Social Security law may reduce member Social Security benefit.
A webinar from the Social Security Administration explains how members of some public employee and teacher pensions may be affected by the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset.
On June 10, 2010, CalSTRS presented an audio town hall meeting, Fact or Fiction About Your CalSTRS Pension.
Retired members called in to listen to a presentation from CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes and Deputy CEO Peggy Plett. The focus was sorting out fact from fiction surrounding the status of CalSTRS retirement benefits. Members could also ask questions.
On April 30, 2010, CalSTRS held a webinar which began with a discussion by Deputy CEO Peggy Plett of how school furloughs can affect members’ benefits and the accepted methods for reporting furlough earnings to CalSTRS.
Deputy CEO Ed Derman follows up with a discussion of the effect of postretirement employment, earnings limitations and exemptions on retirees’ monthly benefits
On April 30, 2009, CalSTRS presented its first audio town hall meeting, The Economy, CalSTRS Portfolio and You.
More than 600 members called in to listen to a presentation from CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes and Deputy CEO Peggy Plett. The focus was the challenging financial climate and the security of the Teachers’ Retirement Fund. Members could also ask questions.
Electronic privacy is crucial for the ongoing success of the Internet as a convenient means to provide customer service. Your personal information will be used only to conduct CalSTRS-related business.
The California State Teachers’ Retirement System website has been developed in compliance with California Government Code §11135, which requires that all electronic and information technology developed or purchased by the State of California is accessible to people with disabilities. There are various types of physical disabilities that impact user interaction on the web. Vision loss, hearing loss, limited manual dexterity, and cognitive disabilities are examples, with each having different means by which to access electronic information effectively.