Bona Fide Separation of Employment Violation Procedures


Pre-Arrangement of Employment Exists-Returns To Same Employer

Under Age
59 1/2
Age 59 1/2
but under 62
Age 62
or older
Consequence Restricted period before rehire is 6 months. Stop retirement benefits. No bona fide separation of employment occurred. Collect all pension and health benefits provided. Restricted period before rehire is 6 months. Stop retirement benefits. No bona fide separation of employment occurred. Collect all pension and health benefits provided. Restricted period before rehire is 60 days. Stop retirement benefits. No bona fide separation of employment occurred. Collect all pension and health benefits provided.
Retirement Benefits Start Retirement benefits begin the first of the month following a bona fide separation of employment. Retirement benefits begin the first of the month following a bona fide separation of employment. Retirement benefits begin the first of the month following a bona fide separation of employment.
Reemployment Cannot reemploy until the restricted period has elapsed after a bona fide separation of employment with no pre-arrangement for rehire. Restricted period starts the day after a bona fide separation of employment from the rehire position. Cannot reemploy until the restricted period has elapsed after a bona fide separation of employment with no pre-arrangement for rehire. Restricted period starts the day after a bona fide separation of employment from the rehire position. Cannot reemploy until the restricted period has elapsed after a bona fide separation of employment with no pre-arrangement for rehire. Restricted period starts the day after a bona fide separation of employment from the
rehire position.

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No Pre-Arrangement of Employment Exists-Returns to Same Employer Within the Restricted Period

Under Age
59 1/2
Age 59 1/2
but under 62
Age 62
or older
Consequence Restricted period before rehire is 6 months. Code retirement checks received as an early distribution. Stop retirement benefits as of date of hire into the non-participating position. Restricted period before rehire is 6 months. Stop retirement benefits as of date of hire into the non-participating position. Restricted period before rehire is 60 days. Stop retirement benefits as of date of hire into the non-participating position.
Retirement Benefits Start Retirement benefits may start again the day after a bona fide separation of employment from the rehire position. Retirement benefits may start again the day after a bona fide separation of employment from the rehire position. Retirement benefits may start again the day after a bona fide separation of employment from the rehire position.
Reemployment Cannot reemploy until the restricted period has elapsed after a bona fide separation of employment with no pre-arrangement for rehire. Restricted period starts the day after a bona fide separation of employment from the rehire position. Cannot reemploy until the restricted period has elapsed after a bona fide separation of employment with no pre-arrangement for rehire. Restricted period starts the day after a bona fide separation of employment from the rehire position. Cannot reemploy until the restricted period has elapsed after a bona fide separation of employment with no pre-arrangement for rehire. Restricted period starts the day after a bona fide separation of employment from the rehire position.

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