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Office Closure Friday, July 12, 2019 - Thursday, July 11, 2019
LSERS' Office will be closed on Friday, July 12, 2019 due to inclement weather conditions.

PUBLIC NOTICE - Thursday, July 11, 2019
This is to advise the public that Tropical Storm Barry has forced the previously-scheduled July 15, 2019, meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana School Employees’ Retirement System (LSERS) to be re-scheduled. That meeting will now be held Tuesday, July 16, starting at 9:00am, in Room 100 of the LSERS Office, located at 8660 United Plaza Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70809.

This notice authorized by Charles P. Bujol, Executive Director, LSERS.

Holiday Office Closure - Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Our office will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 and Friday, July 5, 2019 for Independence Day. Our office will resume normal business hours on Monday, July 8, 2019.


September 1 Deadline for Hiring Due to a Certified Bus Operator Shortage - Tuesday, June 25, 2019
If your school system is experiencing a shortage of qualified bus operators and this shortage has been certified to the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE), state law allows the hiring of a retired bus operator to fill this shortage.  Click here for a copy of the memo for details about the September 1, 2019 deadline.  For more information about the return-to-work requirements, refer to Fact Sheet 18 - Retirees Who Return to Work. 



Holiday Office Closure - Monday, May 27, 2019 - Monday, May 20, 2019

Our office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on May 27, 2019 and will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.


Office closure - Thursday, April 18th - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Due to inclement weather our office will be closed, Thursday, April 18th.  All scheduled meetings and on-site customer service are expected to resume on Monday, April 22nd at 8:00 AM.

PRSAC approved Employer and Member Contribution Rates for Fiscal Year 2019-20 - Wednesday, January 09, 2019
The Public Retirement Systems’ Actuarial Committee (PRSAC) approved the Louisiana School Employees’ Retirement System (LSERS) June 30, 2018 valuation which included the employer contribution rate of 29.4% effective July 1, 2018.  This is a 1.4% increase from the current 2018-19 employer rate of 28%.

The member contribution rates for 2019-20 will remain at 7.5% for members hired before July 1, 2010 and 8.0% for new members with first state service on or after July 1, 2010.  Click here for a copy of signed memo to Superintendents, Directors, Business Managers, Human Resource Directors, and IT Directors of all LSERS Employing Agencies.

If you have any questions, please contact Chenfei Zhou, LSERS Assistant Director, at 225.925.6492 or via email at