Special 20- and 25-Year Plans

For PFRS Tier 2, 3, 5 and 6 Members, (Sections 384, 384-d and 384-e)

Leaves of Absence

Service is usually not credited for time without pay.

Credit is not given for:

  • Leaves of absence without pay;
  • Authorized, unpaid medical leaves of absence;
  • Unpaid leave taken under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act; or
  • Leave taken under the New York State Paid Family Leave act.

Tier 2, 3, 5 and 6 members receive half credit for sick leave at half pay.

Workers’ Compensation

Tier 2, 3, 5 and 6 members may be able to receive credit for some or all workers’ compensation leave. To determine your eligibility and the cost, if any, please send a request to NYSLRS for review.