This circular is provided to update employers with information that was distributed to CalSTRS members the week of October 20, 2008, via My CalSTRS, regular U.S. mail, and email to approximately 250,000 CalSTRS members and beneficiaries.
Security of our members’ data is of paramount concern to CalSTRS. The Secure Employer Web site (SEW) not only improves employer reporting processes but also ensures confidentiality of member data though encryption, authentication and secure communication tools.
The purpose of this circular is to inform employers of the provisions of California Education Code section 22711 which outlines reporting requirements for CalSTRS members elected to serve as elected officers of employee organizations.
The security of our member data is of paramount concern to CalSTRS. The Secure Employer Web site (SEW) provides additional security, but the successful protection of personal information also requires diligence on the part of both CalSTRS and employers.
Due to budget constraints, some school districts may be considering furloughs, salary reductions and retirement incentives. Following is information about the potential effects of furloughs, salary reductions, and retirements to employers and CalSTRS members.
The purpose of this circular is to alert employers to a change to Education Code Section 22713 enacted by Chapter 323, Statutes of 2007 (Assembly Bill 757) to clarify provisions of the Reduced Workload Program.
If you missed CalSTRS’ webinar on December 4, 2007, which included an overview of the new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 403(b) regulations, you have another opportunity to take part in a webcast on January 22, 2008 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. PST.
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.