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2.5.7 Employment of Retirees

Individuals who have retired from the University (or State of Mississippi) may be re-employed regardless of their age, without affecting their retirement benefits if employment meets the following criteria:
a.       The service retiree has satisfied the 90-day waiting period from the date of retirement (45 days if prior to July 1, 2011), and
b.       The service retiree will be employed for a period of time not to exceed one-half (1/2) of the normal working days or hours for the position during the State fiscal year, and the retiree will receive no more than one-half (1/2) of the salary in effect for the positions at the time of employment; or
c.       The service retiree will be employed for any number of days or hours during the fiscal year, but at a salary which will not exceed 25% of the average compensation used in calculating his/her benefits.
For more information, please contact the Division of Human Resources.