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Many of our members are shorted the amount of money due them because of the WEP and GPO provision.


We will provide more information as Congress begins to explore ways of improving Social Security. Social Security's government pension offset (GPO) and windfall elimination provision (WEP). GPO reduces or eliminates Social Security's spousal and survivors' benefits for retirees who collect pensions from jobs that were not covered by the program while WEP slashes the Social Security retirement benefits that can be collected by individuals who are eligible for them in addition to pensions from non-covered jobs.

WEP - https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10045.pdf
GOP - https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10007.pdf



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