Meet Your Advocate: Greg Spiker NEEDS FEATURE IMAGE

Gregory J. Spiker, President and CEO of Ken Spiker and Associates, Inc., is an advocate for RLACEI. He’s a government consultant with extensive experience in developing public-private partnerships...

LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Global Issues Affect Pension Growth Rates

The new year presents continuing challenges to public pensions as more and more of those systems face a growing need to pay more and more into the pensions. As many know, of course...

LACERS BOARD UPDATE: It’s Board Election Time, LACERS Holding Well

It may be unseemly, but this is utterly shameless self-promotion time. You have been warned. The LACERS Board Retired Member election ballots will be going out soon, and I would like your vote...

Lifes Moments: Retirements Listing March 2020

Here’s a listing of all those who retired from the City this month.

RLACEI Endorsement

The Retired Los Angeles City Employees, Inc. endorses incumbent Michael R. Wilkinson, Retired Deputy City Attorney, for LACERS Board of Administration Commissioner...

RLACEI Membership Dues

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, RLACEI membership dues are now $3 per month. This new fee includes free membership to the Employees Club...

Show Us Your Grandkids!

Ezra David Rosidor, born Jan. 9 to Robinson and Elizabeth Rosidor. “Introducing my grandson, Ezra David Rosidor. His birth was a blessing to our family,” says grandfather David Joiner, Retired, Public Works. Retirees: Alive! wants to...

LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Management of Pension Funds Affects the U.S. Economy

Many of you may have seen the recently released film The Irishman, the three-and-a-half-hour movie directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is about the life of Jimmy Hoffa and union politics. Of relevance to us is the importance of pension funding and control. Hoffa was a member of the Teamsters union and...

LACERS BOARD UPDATE: Election of Retiree Board Member Coming Soon

It’s almost time for another election of the LACERS Board of Administration’s retired member seat. I am honored to have served in this post as your representative since 2013 and now as Board Vice President...

HEALTH BENEFIT UPDATES: Important Health Benefit Cutbacks? Not So Fast!

What would you do if you lost your Retiree health care benefits? Retirees in many other pension systems have seen their retiree healthcare benefits cut back or eliminated altogether...