If you are receiving retirement pay or will be receiving it during your benefit year, you must report that to us, usually on your new claim application. You do not need to report retirement pay as earnings on your weekly claim.
Federal and state laws require us to reduce your weekly benefits, dollar for dollar, based on the amount of retirement benefits you receive — if an employer in your claim’s base year or union manages those retirement benefits. In those cases, we will assign an adjudicator to review your claim and determine if that retirement pay affects your benefits. If we find it does affect your benefits, we will automatically apply it to your claim and issue you a decision with the details.