Employers will need to complete the required forms (listed to the right) for Volunteer or Paid to start the adoption process.
Once LOPFI coverage is adopted by the employer, LOPFI must receive Membership Application(s) submitted through the Employer Reporting Portal. Each month a Payroll Report is made available on the 25th of the month for that month. All Payroll Reports and payments are submitted electronically through the Employer Reporting Portal and are due by the 10th of the following month.
If a Member earns a minimum of $1,489 per month in calendar year 2021, that service is considered to be paid service with LOPFI. The minimum salary amount increases each year in accordance with the change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
If a Member earns less than the minimum of $1,489 per month in calendar year 2021, that service is considered volunteer service with LOPFI.