Reporting Suspected Abuse
You may report suspected pension spiking in three ways:
Complete the secure online Pension Abuse Reporting Form.
Contact CalSTRS toll free at: 855-844-2468
Calls will be answered by CalSTRS staff Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or sent to an optional voicemail box.
Send a letter to the following address:
California State Teachers’ Retirement System
P.O. Box 15275, MS 16
Sacramento, CA 95851-0275
All reports are anonymous.
Review of Suspected Spiking
A CalSTRS member must always be afforded due process because a resulting action could have significant implications on their retirement income for life.
A dedicated team is tasked with identifying and resolving instances of potential spiking, and will conduct a deliberate and exhaustive review of all suspected instances.