Legislation to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision has been introduced in the House of Representatives by Rodney Davis (R-IL)--H.R. 1205 . Make sure your Representative in Congress has signed. Check the list here and send them a thank you if they already have.
Sherrod Brown has recently introduced a repeal bill in the Senate, S. 915. It is time to make a push to get your Senators to support this bill, also. If one of your Senators has signed on, be sure to thank them. If not, give them a call! Check the list here.
Government Pension Offset (GPO)
If you are married to someone who is earning Social Security, you will probably lose all SS retirement or survivor benefits due you from taxes paid by spouse during the marriage.
Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP)
You can lose up to half or more of any Social Security benefits you have earned in other work paying required FICA taxes.
For quick detailed information, click on our slideshow below.
You Can Fight Back
A Government Job puts you at risk of losing Social Security Retirement Benefits. More than Two Million Retirees have lost some or all of their Earned Benefits.
WEP Affects Social Security Benefits
You can lose half or more of the Social Security retirement benefits you have earned in non-governmental work.