Article V - Social Security

Most library employees participate in the Social Security program. The contribution under this program is shared by the individual and the library. The amount of the contribution and the benefits received are established by the United States Congress.

H. 7. Social Security

Most library employees participate in the federal Social Security program. The contribution under this program is shared by the individual and the library. The amount of the contribution and the benefits received are established by the United States Congress.

As determined by Section 218 of the Social Security Act, state-certified licensed professional librarians employed by ARLS who are paid with state funds and who are enrolled in the Teacher Retirement System of Georgia are not eligible to participate in Social Security through the Library System. Staff not eligible for the Social Security program must read and sign a SSA-1945 form (or the currently applicable Social Security form).

H. 8. Medicare

Athens Regional Library System complies with all current Medicare rules and regulations. Payroll deductions for Medicare are made in accordance with applicable law.