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VRS Plan 1

A defined benefit plan where the benefit is based on the member’s age, creditable service and average final compensation at retirement using a formula. Members are in VRS Plan 1 if their membership date is before July 1, 2010, and they were vested as of January 1, 2013.

VRS Plan 2

A defined benefit plan where the benefit is based on the member’s age, creditable service and average final compensation at retirement using a formula. Members are in VRS Plan 2 if their membership date is from July 1, 2010, to December 31, 2013, or their membership date is before July 1, 2010, and they were not vested as of January 1, 2013.

Hybrid Retirement Plan for Members

Combines the features of a defined benefit plan and a defined contribution plan. The plan applies to most members whose membership date is on or after January 1, 2014, and to VRS Plan 1 and VRS Plan 2 members who were eligible to opt into the plan during the special election window in 2014.

Defined Contribution Plan (DCP) Sites

Visit these sites for details on how defined contribution plans help members realize their retirement goals.

Benefit Payout Options

Information about the monthly benefit payout options available to members when applying for retirement.

Death-in-Service

Information on the death-in-service benefit and how employers can assist beneficiaries.

Disability

Information on disability retirement and short- and long-term disability programs.

Life Insurance

Information on life insurance and guidance in the event of a member’s death.

Line of Duty Act (LODA)

Information about the Line of Duty Act (LODA) program.

Long-Term Care

Information about long-term-care programs available to VRS members.

Military Leave

Information on the benefits available when a VRS member is called to active military duty.

Purchase of Prior Service (PPS)

Information on the provisions for purchasing prior service, how members can initiate a purchase and PPS employer tools in myVRS Navigator.

Severance

Information on VRS-administered severance benefits when eligible employees are involuntarily separated from covered employment.

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Have questions about VRS benefits? Contact the Employer Support Team.

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