Below is the text of our address to the Board of Supervisors at this year's Budget Hearings. Our thanks to all who were able to attend. It is truly an honor to stand and do what we can to represent you all. Thank you! Madam Chairman, Respected Members of the Board and Staff. Thank you having...Read more
On 4/3/2018, the final meeting of the Fairfax County Retirement Workgroup met for the final time and voted on on potential recommendations to change the County Employee Retirement Systems. We have been working to keep our membership informed, but documents on the workgroup and the meeting schedule since November can be found here. After months...Read more
As we have been saying over the past few months, your Retirement System is once again under attack. After a number of presentations to the Board of Supervisors, a "Workgroup" was stood up comprising representatives from different employee representatives from across the County workforce along with Supervisors Penny Gross and John Cook. You can...Read more
This is one of the most important financial decisions you will make going into your retirement. Opta Financial has been vetted by the union and is an endorsed company with no consulting fees.
Local 5000 supported the members that participated in the Police Unity Tour by donating to each of them so they could reach their fundraising goal. It is an honor to be a supporter for such a worthy cause that honors officers killed in the line of duty and we will continue to do so in...Read more