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AFT members are taking Navient to court

A class-action suit filed in federal court sets out serious allegations that student loan servicer Navient has misled borrowers in public service professions from accessing a loan forgiveness program to boost its own profits. The landmark complaint, which seeks millions in damages and class-wide injunctive relief, details a spate of systematic misrepresentations, untruths and misdirection pedaled by Navient to stop borrowers from enrolling in Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a 10-year payoff plan administered by rival servicer FedLoan.

Request Examinations Lists Here

If  you would like a particluar examination results list, please email Sandy Thibodeau at sthibodeau@andr.org.

Function of A&R Website's Home and News Pages

The A&R Home page, which you first see when you log on, is for the latest news.

You'll find almost everything we've posted (only outdated items removed), on the News page which you can access using the tab above.

Complete List of Exam Score Lists Available Through A&R

Only A&R provides this service to its members.

Note: DAS can extend (or not) the life of an exam list at any time without notice.

Click here for the list

A&R Appeal Work for OJE Progresses

The work of Don Levenson, A&R consultant, former A&R member and Principal Attorney (DPH), along with Marsha Goldberg (DSS), and Lynn Murphy (DOL) continues on our OJE appeals, which were filed in March of 2012.

How the "Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Fund" Works

$87 million is in this trust fund, $24.5 million from the State, $62.5 million from employees.

State begins matching employee contributions in 2017.

Fund to help pay for health benefits for state employees retiring on or after 7/22/11.

Health benefits for state employees who retired before 7/22/11 will be paid from general fund revenues.

No money has been withdrawn from this fund.

Fund expected to grow to $2 billion in ten years assuming no assets are withdrawn.

Click here for the State Treasurer Press Release.

Mileage Reimbursement Increased to 56.5 Cents/Mile Effective 1/29/13

According to FTR Bulletin 13-02 announced in the Federal Register dated December 28, 2012, the General Services Administration (GSA) of the Federal Government is increasing the reimbursement rate from 55.5 cents to 56.5 cents per mile for use of privately owned automobiles when authorized as advantageous to the Government.