How do authorized leave of absences affect retirement benefits?

There are several types of absence that can affect your retirement benefits with SPTRFA. An authorized leave of absence must be granted by Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) and be documented. If you are granted a leave of absence, it is your responsibility to make sure that the leave is properly classified and documented by SPPS, or your retirement benefits may be adversely impacted. The following leaves of absence will give you the option to receive retirement service credit for the period of the leave, click to read more: Medical, Family Medical, Parental, Mobility, Sabbatical, and Military.

If you retire or terminate your employment following a period of leave, you must make the required contribution payment prior to your resignation in order to receive retirement service credit.

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