ARSEA/APEAL is a non-partisan, public retiree advocacy group with over 20,000 members whose main purpose is the promotion and protection of your rights and benefits as a retiree who receives a monthly income from the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA).

As an ARSEA/APEAL member, you have access to a full range of special benefits, many of which will save you money! From Insurance to Internet, these special programs can help you in your retirement. As a member, you will receive a $4,000 accidental death insurance policy included with your paid membership. For just $2 more a month, your spouse can join as an auxiliary member and receive the same benefits, including the accidental death policy.

ARSEA/APEAL has three main membership categories:

Retirees-

Anyone retired from a state or municipal government that receives retirement benefits through the Employees’ Retirement Systems (ERS) of the State of Alabama. This includes all state, Department of Education, Youth Services, Rehabilitation, Extension Service and qualifying city, county, and public boards.

For more information or to join as a RETIREE, please click here

Employees-

Any current state or municipal retiree that will be eligible to receive retirement benefits through the Employees’ Retirement Systems (ERS) of the State of Alabama. This includes all state, Department of Education, Youth Services, Rehabilitation, Extension Service and qualifying city, county, and public boards.

For more information or to join as an EMPLOYEE please click here

Vested-

A former employee who did not withdraw their contributions when leaving their position. Vested members are eligible to draw unemployment once they turn 62. 


For more information or to join as a VESTED MEMBER, please click here

 

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