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
06/09/2021 (Regular Meeting)
06/23/2021 (Regular Meeting)
Retirement Date: 08/01/2021 Last Day To Apply: 07/02/2021 Last Day To Withdraw: 07/23/2021
(Last day to withdraw for retirement effective 07/01/2021 is 06/24/2021.)
The CPI increase was 1.6% for the one year period ended December 31, 2020. Therefore, all eligible participants of Tier 1 shall receive a minimum of 1.6% COLA. Certain Tier 1 participants shall receive a COLA of 1.7% or 2.5% through the exhaustion of one’s COLA bank. . . details
Effective immediately the Retirement Plan Office will resume the normal process for filing and/or withdrawing a Retirement Application as outlined in the Retirement Application and Withdrawal Forms ... details
Actives: Due to the new Safer At Home order, the office will be closed until further notice. Retirees: With our Retirees’ health and safety in mind, the JFB remains closed. All in-person Retirement Office visits have been suspended until further notice... details
Consistent with the General Manager and Chief Engineer’s directive to reduce employees reporting to their LADWP work location, the Retirement Plan Office (RPO) will revert to the Modified Retirement Application and Withdrawal Process . . . . . details
Actives: Due to the new Safer At Home order, the office will be closed through the end of the year. Retirees: With our Retirees’ health and safety in mind, the JFB remains closed. All in-person Retirement Office visits have been suspended until further notice... details
March 30, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 event, the Retirement Plan’s office location will be closed until further notice. During the office closure, staff will continue to work remotely. In this period, the best way for us to provide assistance will be by sending an email to [email protected] ... details
Going forward, the Retirement Application and Withdrawal Process will revert to the original process as outlined in the Retirement Application and Withdrawal Forms...
The CPI increase was 3.1% for the one year period ended December 31, 2019. Therefore, all eligible participants of Tier 1 shall receive a 3.0% COLA and Tier 2 shall receive a 2.0% COLA with their July allowance . . . details
Consistent with the General Manager’s directive to reduce employees reporting to their LADWP work location, the Retirement Plan Office will revert to the below interim process to assist members with his or her retirement . . . . . 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 . . . details
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
REMINDER: New Tables EffectiveJuly 1, 2020The mortality tables will change effective July 1, 2020.
Retirement Information System (RIS) Estimator
2019 Summary Annual Report
Funded Ratio (Actuarial Value): 92.23%Funded Ratio (Market Value): 94.03%Investment Returns (Gross of Fees): 6.59%*Investment Returns (Net of Fees): 6.36%* Assets (Retirement Fund): $12.9 billion*Membership: 19,677
Update Your Beneficiary Designation
It is important to keep your Beneficiary Designation form updated with the Water and Power Employees' Retirement Plan.
The CPI increase was 3.8% for the one year period ended December 31, 2018. Therefore, all eligible participants of Tier 1 shall receive a 3.0% COLA and Tier 2 shall receive a 2.0% COLA with their July allowance (payable August 1, 2019).
Retirement Plan Office Updates
Select "Read More" link at the bottom to see the Retirement Office Updates for December 19, 2018
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:
E-mail: [email protected]
Employees Retirement Plan Room 357 Department of Water & Power PO Box 51111 Los Angeles, CA 90099-5520
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