30 11, 2017

Non-Pensionable Benefit

2017-11-30T14:33:59+00:00November 30th, 2017|

Question: We're in negotiations and are looking for ways to offer employees items that might benefit them but not increase compensation and thus our pension costs. I'm hoping our members have some creative items.   Download: Survey Results on Non-Pensionable Benefit, 11-10-2017

21 08, 2017

Health Savings Account

2017-10-02T16:53:07+00:00August 21st, 2017|

Question: Does your agency currently have a Health Savings Account (HSA) in place? If yes, what vendor do you currently use and/or recommend? Download: Survey Results on Health Savings Account, 08-21-2017 Previous San Joaquin Survey

19 06, 2017

Establishing Trust for OPEB

2017-06-19T14:57:06+00:00June 19th, 2017|

Question: The City of National City will be establishing a trust to prefund its obligations for Other Post-Employment Benefits other than pension (“OPEB”). If you have established an OPEB trust, would you please respond to the following questions? Do you have a single-employer trust or participating in a multi-employer trust? Did you issue a Request [...]

28 04, 2017

Allocation of PERS UAAL Cost

2017-04-28T10:52:35+00:00April 28th, 2017|

Question: I am curious how other agencies are handling the PERS Unfunded Accrued Actuarial Liability cost in their departmental charges?  When it became effective with the Safety plans a few years back, since it was just our General Fund Police and Fire departments, we calculated and charged UAAL as a percentage of pay and did [...]

10 10, 2016

Vendors Used for Health Reimbursement/Health Savings

2016-10-10T14:22:39+00:00October 10th, 2016|

Question: RGS is assisting the Town of Colma with their efforts to develop revisions to their Retiree Medical Benefits. The changes will move the agency to the PERS Minimum contribution, while protecting current employees and retirees with a Health Reimbursement. For new employees a fixed contribution will be made to a tax sheltered Health Savings account. [...]

22 07, 2016

Medical Insurance Increases

2016-07-22T14:43:43+00:00July 22nd, 2016|

Questions: How is your District planning on handling the increases? Are you making any changes to help the employee pay for their share? Download: Survey Results for medical insurance increases, 7-21-2016

13 07, 2016

Health Insurance Provider

2016-07-13T12:53:39+00:00July 13th, 2016|

Questions: Health insurance providers other than PERS? Download: Survey Results for health insurance providers, 7-11-2016

1 07, 2016

OPEB (Retiree Medical) Processing

2016-07-06T12:39:13+00:00July 1st, 2016|

Questions: What is your current OPEB benefit? How do you process a payment (reimbursement)? Do you issue 1099s? If anyone has a clean, clear, or pain-free way of processing their OPEB benefits payments, please share! Download: Survey Results of OPEB (Retiree Medical) Processing, 7-5-2016 & Sample Policy

20 06, 2016

FLSA Regular Rate

2016-06-20T10:34:05+00:00June 20th, 2016|

Question: In response to my inquiry about how others will be addressing the Ninth Circuit's Cash-in-Lieu Payment decision. Download: Survey Results of Ninth Circuit's Cash-in-Lieu Payment Decision, 6-20-2016

13 04, 2016

Salaries and Benefits Survey

2016-04-13T17:01:20+00:00April 13th, 2016|

Question: We are conducting a comprehensive salary and benefits study at Trabuco Canyon Water District in south Orange County. Can anyone recommend consultants that I should send the RFP to? Download: Survey Results on Salary and Benefits, 4-8-2016