A project for you!
You can get your state legislature to tell the US Congress to repeal the GPO and WEP! You can adapt this resolution from CA for your state! (See Action Alert #101 for wording) Assemblyman Thurmond put a resolution through the CA Legislature telling Congress to REPEAL THE GPO/WEP. Let us know if we can support you when you do this in your state. Write to email@example.com.
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.
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.
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.