Live from Atlantic City: Convention 2022

 Last month, hundreds of NJREA members converged on Atlantic City for the annual NJREA and NJEA Conventions. The theme for the NJEA Convention was “Learning. Equity. Justice.” The theme reflects…

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Supporting our future

Do you know any high school seniors with high academic accomplishments who actively participate in school activities and are community-service minded? NJREA wants to help them continue their education. Through…

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Resources to help you enjoy the retirement you deserve

NJEA Member Benefits – Check out new posts on the NJEA website and Mem­ber Benefits pages. Visit memberbenefits.njea.org to see the new look and easier to search features. NEA Member…

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Health benefit rates set for 2023

In September, the School Employees’ Health Benefits Commission (SEHBC) approved rates for the School Employ­ees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP), from which many of our retired members received their benefits, for…

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2023 Medicare Part B premiums

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Nov. announced the 2023 premiums for Medicare Part B. For Medicare beneficiaries, premiums and deductibles will decrease. Premiums will be reduced…

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2023 Medicare Part D premiums

Since Jan. 1, 2012, all Medicare-eligible retirees enrolled in the School Employ­ees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) are automatically enrolled in the state-selected Medicare prescription plan, which is cur­rently OptumRx. This…

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Social Security to increase to 8.7%

The Social Security Administration recently announced that there will be an 8.7% cost-of-liv­ing adjustment (COLA) in retirees’ Social Security benefit payments beginning in Jan. 2023. This is the largest social…

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Pension Fund update

Total Pension Fund Asset Allocation – $87.49 billion* Market value, unaudited, as of 6/30/2022. May not reflect the current market values of some alternative investments through the period noted, due…

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Around the counties

Due to COVID-19 concerns and restrictions, all meetings/events are subject to change. For questions and/or concerns, call your county REA.  For trip details, check your county newsletter. Cumberland County REA…

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Election Day Debrief 2022

Member support pushes 9 of 11 endorsed candidates to victory In a strong performance by pro-education candidates in New Jersey, nine out of 11 U.S. House candidates endorsed by NJEA…

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