No restrictions: ORP participants who are re-employed by the Commonwealth may be offered any position, without restrictions of maximum workload, earnings and/or benefits re-calculation, even in cases where the participant has drawn or is currently drawing benefits from the plan.
Am I Eligible for a New Election Period?
When new employees are hired into ORP-eligible positions, they are entitled to a 180-day election period during which they may choose between the ORP and the MSERS as their retirement plan.
In cases of re-employment of a former ORP participant, an employee will be eligible for a new election period only if he or she has incurred a break in service. A break in service occurs when an ORP participant has: