Retirees, inactive members, beneficiaries and legal-order payees: You can update your address from your online retirement account. Just select “Address” from the welcome screen. If you need to update your name, fill out and send in a printed form as well as a copy of documentation showing the change.
Active members: Update your name and/or address through your employer. That new information will soon appear in your online retirement account.
The Civil Marriage and Domestic Partnership law (ESSB 6239) passed by the 2012 Legislature is on hold.
The Office of the Secretary of State announced this week that Referendum 74 passed the signature verification process, qualifying for a public vote on November 6, 2012. The law will remain on hold until the election results are certified on December 6, 2012.
Until then, WSPRS Plan 1 and Plan 2 and LEOFF Plan 2 are the only retirement systems that offer rights and benefits to domestic partners.
Approved in 2009, the “everything but marriage” law granting domestic partnership rights for all other retirement plans becomes effective on January 1, 2014.