Return To Work Fact Sheet


Corrections Officer Retirement Plan (CORP)  

FACT SHEET

RETURN TO WORK


Returning to Work (RTW) After Retirement: (CORP Members only)

The following conditions shall apply to a retired member of CORP who becomes an employee, in a CORP designated position, subsequent to retirement.

Arizona Revised Statutes 38-884. Membership of Retirement plan; termination; credited service

J.  A retired member may become employed by an employer in a designated position and continue to receive a pension if the employment occurs at least twelve months after retirement. The retired member shall not contribute to the fund and shall not accrue credited service. If a retired member becomes employed by an employer in a designated position before twelve months after retirement:

  1. Payment of the retired member's pension shall be suspended until the retired member again ceases to be an employee. The amount of pension shall not be changed on account of service as an employee subsequent to retirement.

  2. The retired member shall not contribute to the fund and shall not accrue credited service. NOTE: The above provisions do not apply to retired members of CORP becoming re-employed by the Department in a non-designated job classification. Members in this category come under the statutes established for participants in the Arizona State Retirement System