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Authorised Unpaid Leave for the Education Authority Employees.

10 February 2016

Employees of the Education Authority, who have been on a period/periods of authorised unpaid leave from 1 April 2015 to 31 December 2015, have recently received a letter confirming that they can elect to buy back the lost amount of pension by paying additional contributions through payment of Additional Pension Contributions (APCs).  

To obtain a quote, follow the link below to the ‘Buying Lost Pension’ calculator:

http://www.lgpsmember.org/nilgosc/apc/lost.php

Any employees of the Education Authority wishing to proceed with the purchase of lost pension, should submit their application forms to their Payroll Section. If the application is received by the Education Authority before 29 February 2016, they will meet 2/3rds of the cost. For any applications received after this date, the full cost will be met by the employee.