Understanding Your LAGERS Benefit

This is a basic explanation of what LAGERS Retirement Benefits are. Learn about how LAGERS is different from other retirement plans, what you need to do to become eligible for benefits, and see how valuable your benefit is to helping you reach your retirement goals. This session is great for new employees or human resource personnel wanting a general overview of the LAGERS plan. You may forward this invitation to any new hires wishing to learn more about their benefits. This webinar is a CLA Core Requirement   Register View Recording

Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar

This is an online Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar. In this Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar, we will cover topics such as how your benefit is calculated, the retirement application process, payment options, taxes, COLAs, and other after retirement topics. This Seminar is open to all LAGERS members wanting to know more about the retirement process. When you register for this online event, we will email you a Pre-Retirement Seminar packet including your benefit estimate. Please fully complete the registration so that we are able to generate your benefit estimate.   Technical requirements for virtual seminar: A computer with speakers (mobile phones are compatible as well) Stable internet connection May require you to download GoToWebinar app or software prior to the meeting. Contact Penny Thomas at (573) 632-6350 or pthomas@molagers.org for more information.   Register View Recording

Application Process & Payment Options

Who Should Attend: Pre-Retirees, Human Resource/Administrative Personnel This session is great for LAGERS members who are nearing retirement. Join us for an overview of the retirement process and a detailed discussion of all of the payment options available to LAGERS members when they retire.  A discussion about the issues LAGERS members should think about before beginning the retirement process.  Topics include the application process and detailed information about each payment option.       Register View Recording

Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar

This is an online Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar. In this Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar, we will cover topics such as how your benefit is calculated, the retirement application process, payment options, taxes, COLAs, and other after retirement topics. This Seminar is open to all LAGERS members wanting to know more about the retirement process. When you register for this online event, we will email you a Pre-Retirement Seminar packet including your benefit estimate. Please fully complete the registration so that we are able to generate your benefit estimate.   Technical requirements for virtual seminar: A computer with speakers (mobile phones are compatible as well) Stable internet connection May require you to download GoToWebinar app or software prior to the meeting. Contact Penny Thomas at (573) 632-6350 or pthomas@molagers.org for more information.   Register View Recording

Monthly Employer Reporting Review

Who should attend: Administrative, statement, and payment contacts for LAGERS A review of some of the more detailed facets of LAGERS monthly reporting requirements. Topics include ‘free six month period;’ which wages should I report?; how to handle various types of employee leave; termination, transfers, and retirements of employees; and much more. This webinar is a CLA Core Requirement     Register View Recording

Communicating the Value of LAGERS

Who Should Attend: Administrators and HR Personnel Your LAGERS benefit represents a significant financial investment in your employees. Engaging them in their benefits is essential to maximizing the value of your LAGERS benefit. Join us for a conversation about why employers should and can be proactive in discussing the value of their LAGERS benefits with employees. In this webinar, you will learn why it is important to talk about employee benefits, some best practices for communicating this value, and useful tips for employing your own communication strategy. This webinar is a CLA Core Requirement   Register View Recording

Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar

This is an online Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar. In this Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar, we will cover topics such as how your benefit is calculated, the retirement application process, payment options, taxes, COLAs, and other after retirement topics. This Seminar is open to all LAGERS members wanting to know more about the retirement process. When you register for this online event, we will email you a Pre-Retirement Seminar packet including your benefit estimate. Please fully complete the registration so that we are able to generate your benefit estimate.   Technical requirements for virtual seminar: A computer with speakers (mobile phones are compatible as well) Stable internet connection May require you to download GoToWebinar app or software prior to the meeting. Contact Penny Thomas at (573) 632-6350 or pthomas@molagers.org for more information. Register View Recording

Pros and Cons of Benefit Changes

Who Should Attend: Administrators, HR Personnel, Members of Governing Body, Members who are interested in their employer making a benefit change. Your LAGERS benefit structure is flexible to meet your recruitment and retention goals along with fitting in to your budget. LAGERS subdivisions may change each component of the LAGERS benefit structure can be changed once every two years. This webinar will discuss how changing each component will impact employee benefits, cost implications, and potential risks. Register

Leaving LAGERS Covered Employment

Who Should Attend: HR Personnel, Members Considering Changing Jobs This session is designed to help individuals considering leaving LAGERS covered employment understand all of the options for their LAGERS benefit. Because there are many benefit options for a member at termination, this session may also be helpful for administrators and HR personnel who work with individuals through the termination of employment process. This webinar is a CLA Core Requirement   Register View Recording

Monthly Employer Reporting Review

Who should attend: Administrative, statement, and payment contacts for LAGERS A review of some of the more detailed facets of LAGERS monthly reporting requirements. Topics include ‘free six month period;’ which wages should I report?; how to handle various types of employee leave; termination, transfers, and retirements of employees; and much more. This webinar is a CLA Core Requirement     Register View Recording

LAGERS Disability & Survivor Benefits

Who Should Attend: Members, Administrative & HR Personnel Your LAGERS benefit includes more than just retirement benefits. Disability and survivor benefits are an important part of your benefits package and should be part of your long-term financial plan. In this webinar, we will discuss what are Disability and Survivor benefits, the eligibility requirements for beginning a benefit, differences between Duty vs. Non-Duty related benefits, the application & approval process, and more! This webinar is a CLA Elective Requirement   Register View Recording