OPERS posts holiday schedule

Offices closed Christmas and New Year’s days

By Michael Pramik, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

Dec. 19, 2017 – As a reminder to our members and retirees, the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System will be observing the following schedule for the holidays:

On Dec. 22, our downtown Columbus office and Member Services Center will close at 2:30 p.m. We will be closed on Christmas Day, reopening on Dec. 26.

On Dec. 29, our downtown Columbus office and Member Services Center will close at 2:30 p.m. We will be closed New Year’s Day. We will reopen on Jan. 2.

You can use your online account, accessible from the OPERS website, to review a host of information 24 hours a day. Your online account contains current data on account and service credit values, beneficiary designations and many other valuable items.

If you don’t have an account already, you can follow the “Need an Account?” link, and we’ll guide you through the process.

Michael Pramik

Michael Pramik is communication strategist for the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and editor of the PERSpective blog. As an experienced business journalist, he clarifies complex pension policies and helps members make smart choices to secure their retirement.

Michael Pramik

Communication Strategist

    • Mr. Colasurd,

      The next pension payment will be issued on Jan. 2. Payments are issued on the first business day of the month. If that day falls on a weekend or holiday, payments will be issued on the last business day of the previous month. The exception is January when, for tax purposes, the payment must be issued on the first business day of the month.

      Julie, OPERS

  • Thanks for holding up our payment for January 2018. I DON’T UNDERSTAND WHY WE COULDN’T HAVE RECEIVED IT ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE NEW YEARS.AS BOTH HOLIDAYS OCCUR IN DECEMBER THE MONEY DOSENT GO THAT FAR.JUST SAYING.

    • Mr. Harper,

      Pension payments are issued on the first business day of the month. If that day falls on a weekend or holiday, payments will be issued on the last business day of the previous month. The exception is January when, for tax purposes, the payment must be issued on the first business day of the month, which this year was Jan. 2.

      Julie, OPERS

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