S311 - No Waiting Period Under LGERS/Volunteer Fire Department Fund Grants. (SL 2021-178)

Session Year 2021

Overview: S.L. 2021-178 prohibits employers from imposing a waiting period on employees who are eligible for membership in the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System (LGERS), updates the Volunteer Fire Department Fund (VFDF) grant matching requirements, allows a one-time pension supplement to be paid to LGERS members, and reduces the SUTA contribution rate from 2.4% to 1.9% for calendar year 2022. The waiting period and VFDF portions of the act became effective December 1, 2021. The pension supplement and SUTA portions became effective November 10, 2021.

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