The office has reopened on a modified basis for Active employees only. Retirees and Beneficiaries, until the JFB is open to visitors, please continue to call or email us. We are sorry for any inconvenience...details
05/12/2021 (Regular Meeting)
05/26/2021 (Regular Meeting)
Retirement Date: 07/01/2021 Last Day To Apply: 06/01/2021 Last Day To Withdraw: 06/24/2021
(Last day to withdraw for retirement effective 06/01/2021 is 05/25/2021.)
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Retirement Plan Office has implemented the below interim process to assist members with his or her retirement application and withdrawal request: 1) A member wishing to apply to retire may print out . . . ... details
LADWP is not offering a Separation Incentive Program, as you may have heard from other City Departments. It is important that you remember that the mortality tables are changing on July 1, 2020. To retire effective June 1, 2020 (prior to the tables changing), your application must be received by May 1. This includes those who have separated from Department employment and are eligible for a vested retirement allowance. . . details
The mortality tables used to calculate benefits are changing effective July 1, 2020. If you are currently eligible to retire as a Money Purchase and have an Additional Annuity account the last day to apply is May 1, 2020 . . . details
March 19, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 event, the Retirement Office will be closed until at least April 3, 2020. During the office closure, the best way for us to provide assistance will be by sending an email to [email protected] ... details
Appointed Retired Member Applications are being accepted for a retiree representative ... details
Assumption Changes The Board has adopted new assumptions affecting the interest rate and mortality tables ... details Informational Addendum
On February 28, 2018, the Board of Administration (Retirement Board) of the Water and Power Employees’ Retirement Plan (Plan) adopted several resolutions amending the Plan.
Nevada Policy Research Center (aka Transparent CA) Misleads on DWP Pension Recipient and Pension System
The Plan recently received a California Public Records Act request for Water & Power Employees’ Retirement Plan compensation data from the organization Transparent California for calendar year 2016. As a public entity, we are required by law to make the information available. This information includes retiree benefit payments and does not include amounts payable for Additional Annuities.
The full Plan document is currently unavailable online, while it is being updated to include recent Plan amendments. For general information on Plan provisions, please consult the Summary Plan Descriptions for Tier 1 and Tier 2. For additional questions about the contents of the full Plan document, please contact the Retirement Plan Office.
Click on the link below to access the Ebenefits website. The website includes the following:
Persons receiving monthly pensions, including retired members of the Water and Power Employees’ Retirement Plan, may be targeted by salespersons offering immediate cash in exchange for rights to future retirement or disability retirement payments.
2015 National Retirement Security
On June 24, 2015, the Board of Administration (Retirement Board) of the Water and Power Employees’ Retirement Plan (Plan) adopted several resolutions to amend the Plan.
On December 11, 2013, the Retirement Board took the last action required to adopt a Plan amendment suspending the Reciprocity program with LACERS and creating a new tier of pension benefits for new hires.
This is to let you know, the Retirement Plan Office is aware of the discrepancy in the YTD fields reflected on your checks. We are in the process of having this fixed. We expect to have the YTD fields adjusted for your July check (payable August 1).
Effective April 2011, Regular and Additional Contributions of members of the Retirement Plan will be credited at 7.75% interest rate instead of the previous 8%. The change in the interest rate is in accordance with a Plan amendment which was needed to reflect the projected future earnings of the Retirement Fund’s investment portfolio.
The 2009 Retired Employees' Association Holiday Party is scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2009. Seating is limited to those people who have sent in their checks by November 21, 2009.
Effective September 2009, the Retirement Board meetings will be held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month per Board Resolution Number 10-18 adopted August 19, 2009.
The retirement allowance you received dated April 1, 2009 was based on the new tax withholding tables established by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The new tables reduced the amount of income tax withheld and, as a result, many retirees received a higher net allowance than the previous month. The reduction in withholdings is part of the Making Work Pay credit and other tax changes resulting from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
(800) 367-7164 or (213) 367-1692
Employees Retirement Plan Room 357 Department of Water & Power PO Box 51111 Los Angeles, CA 90099-5520