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Click HERE to see pictures from the 2013 A&R Convention at the USS Chowder Pot. (Photos by Robert S. Scata)


Request Examinations Lists Here

If  you would like a particluar examination results list, please email Sandy Thibodeau at

President John DiSette continues to represent A&R members on the SEBAC breakpoint committee.  One of the committee's goal is to improve our pension calculations while ensuring that no Tier 2/2A/3 State employee is financially harmed.


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You'll find almost everything we've posted (only outdated items removed), on the News page which you can access using the tab above.

Settlement of the "Retirement in Lieu of Layoff" Prohibited Practice

NEW! Comptroller’s Memo on Retirement in Lieu of Layoff

If, on 8/30/11, You Had 25 Years of Service, Were Under 55 Years of Age, and Wanted to Retire, You Can Now Retire but there May be a Penalty.

See the Settlement of the "Retirement in Lieu of Layoff" Prohibited Practice.

See the Questions and Answers Concerning this Settlement.

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

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No money has been withdrawn from this fund.

Fund expected to grow to $2 billion in ten years assuming no assets are withdrawn.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

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.