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Governor Signs Executive Order Temporarily Waiving Mandatory 90-day Break in Service for Retirees

Thursday, April 23, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kelly Riley
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To maintain and supplement Mississippi’s workforce in hospitals and other governmental entities as needed in response to COVID-19, Governor Reeves has signed Executive Order No. 1472. This order temporarily waives the required 90-day break in service for any Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) retiree whose effective date of retirement occurred prior to April 15, 2020.  Visit for additional information, including the amount of time a retiree may return to work without suspending their retirement benefits.  You may email any questions to