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Teachers Retirement System (TRS)

HROG Section:
Work/Life Benefits
Document Title:
Teachers Retirement System of Texas
Initial Date Posted:
Board Approval:
Applies To:
Benefit Eligible Employees
Source:
Related TASB Policy:
Last Date Revised:

Purpose

Background

Definitions

Eligibility

Employees which are permanent in nature and are scheduled for more than half time are required to participate in Teachers Retirement System (TRS).  Temporary jobs (definitely scheduled for less than 4 1/2 months) are exempt from TRS, regardless of the number of hours scheduled.

Please note that contractual positions (Faculty and Administrators) have a 90 day window to elect to participate in either TRS or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP).

Procedures

Employee Responsibility

HR Responsibility

Exceptions To Policy

Other Notes

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