Social Security and Your Pension

Photo of Marla Bump and Erin Deel discussing WEP/GPO issues.

STRS Ohio members may be affected by two federal laws — the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO). Because Ohio public employees do not contribute to Social Security, any Social Security benefits you or your spouse may be eligible for from other employment could be reduced.

Want to learn more? Check out these resources to see how these laws could affect you:

Watch — Pension Insider: Windfall Elimination Provision & Government Pension Offset
Listen — STRS Ohio Podcast: Social Security and Your Pension
Read More — In the Social Security section of the STRS Ohio website.