Working after retirement

 The rules for working after retirement have recently changed, sparking some confusion about when retired members can return to work in the public sector in New Jersey. School nurses may…

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Know your NJREA leadership

Please see below for NJREA's 2022-23 Executive Commitee, committee chairs and county presidents, as well as their contact information. Contact the NJREA office directly via email at:

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Good news: Your SEHBP benefits are secure

Some members are understandably concerned following reports of a 15% premium increase for the SEHBP. Don’t worry: if you retired with 25+ years of service and receive fully or partially…

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NJREA Final budget breakdown

The Executive Committee’s voting members approved the proposed budget on April 13, 2022.

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$ummertime $avings

Your NJREA membership gives you access to discounts on lots of fun summer activities. Visit the NJEA Member Benefits page at for these and other discounts.

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Live from A.C. –NJREA Convention

Mark your calendar for Nov. 9 and 10, the 2022 NJREA Convention is back in-person at the hottest place to be—Atlantic City

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NJEA celebrates women in education

Old Bridge. The event was organized by NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson and the NJEA Women in Education (WIE) Committee. Over 250 members attended the extravaganza, hosted by Robertson and NJEA UniServ Field Representative Fatima Hayes, former chair of the WIE Committee.

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Maurer honored for dedicated service

Before she was even introduced, NJREA Government Relations Chairperson Susan Maurer sent the crowd into thunderous applause with just a smile. Maurer was honored for her role in the political arena on behalf of public education and our union.

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Members Reconnect

Retired members from across the state traveled to the Nottingham Ballroom in Hamilton on April 13 for the annual Spring Luncheon. It was the first NJREA in-person event and for so many it felt like homecoming. Connections—of which far too many had been missed during the pandemic—were renewed. Eager to learn the latest pensions and benefits news – and what retirees can do to help advocate for their issues – NJREA members packed the room.

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MBOS: Your source for pension info

A common concern among many retirees is keeping track of their retirement account. We suggest signing up for the Member Benefit Online System (MBOS). Signing up will enable you to check the status of your account at anytime from anywhere.

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