SAG-Producers Pension Plan Benefits

Disability pension

Disability (non-occupational)

Age requirements

Any age before age 65

Service and other

  • 10 or more pension credits*, including one pension credit in the 6 years preceding total disability
  • Must be totally disabled (see section 10 for definition of total disability)

*Excluding pension credits earned under the Alternative Eligibility Program

Basic benefit

Same as monthly regular pension benefit. There is no reduction for age.

Forms of pension payment

  • Five-Year Certain
  • Joint and Survivor Pension (50%)
  • Joint and Survivor Option (75%) effective 1/1/2008
  • Joint and Survivor Option (100%)
  • Pop-Up Options
  • Partial Lump Sum Option

Reduction factors: All forms of payment except the Five-Year Certain are reduced. For more information, contact us.

Conditions which may result in loss of some or all benefits

  • Recovery from total disability
  • Receipt of terminal illness benefit

Disability (occupational)

Age requirements

Any age before age 65

Service and other

*Excluding pension credits earned under the Alternative Eligibility Program

Basic benefit

Same as monthly regular pension benefit. There is no reduction for age.

Forms of pension payment

  • Five-Year Certain
  • Joint and Survivor Pension (50%)
  • Joint and Survivor Option (75%) effective 1/1/2008
  • Joint and Survivor Option (100%)
  • Pop-Up Options
  • Partial Lump Sum Option

Reduction factors: All forms of payment except the Five-Year Certain are reduced. For more information, contact us or call us at (800) 777-4013.

Conditions that may results in loss of some or all benefits

Recovery from total disability (see section 12) 

Receipt of terminal illness benefit (see section 16)

Terminal illness

Age requirements

Any age before age 65

Service and other

*Excluding pension credits earned under the Alternative Eligibility Program

Basic benefit

Lump sum of two times annual current service benefit (minimum $750)

Forms of pension payment

Lump Sum

Conditions that may result in loss of some or all benefits

Failure of spouse to consent to waiver of pre-retirement 50% Joint-and-Survivor Pension