Survivor benefits

Both of the standard annuities and some of the optional annuities under the AFTRA Retirement Plan provide benefits to a spouse or beneficiary if a participant dies.  

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For details and additional information about survivor benefits refer to the current Retirement Fund Summary Plan Description and any subsequent Benefits Updates or call Participant Services at (800) 562-4690. The Board of Trustees (or its duly authorized designee) reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to amend, modify, terminate or interpret and decide all matters under the Plan, or any benefits provided under the Retirement Plan, in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason.

  • 2023 Earnings Statements Issued

    May 15, 2024, 11:58 AM by sh
    Summary: Performers are encouraged to review and verify the accuracy of information on their Earnings Statement upon receiving the statement in the mail. Review your earnings information online via the participant portal.
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  • The first pension payment of the New Year will arrive by direct deposit on Jan. 2, 2024

    Dec 22, 2023, 12:07 PM by sh
    Summary: The AFTRA Retirement Fund will be distributing the first benefit payment of the 2024 calendar year on Jan. 1, 2024, to ensure that the payment is applied toward your 2024 earnings. However, because of the New Year’s holiday, payments will be posted by the financial institution on Jan. 2, 2024.
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