30 11, 2017

Non-Pensionable Benefit

2017-11-30T14:33:59-07:00November 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

2017-10-02T16:53:07-07:00August 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

21 06, 2017

Live Scan and Credit Checks for New Hires and Existing Employees

2017-06-21T10:25:11-07:00June 21st, 2017|

Question: Does your agency perform any type of credit check or live scan on new employees to the finance, treasury or accounting operations? Does your agency follow-up and do them on existing employees and how often? Download: Survey Results on Live Scan and Credit Checks for New Hires and Existing Employees, 06-20-2017

19 06, 2017

Establishing Trust for OPEB

2017-06-19T14:57:06-07:00June 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

2017-04-28T10:52:35-07:00April 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 [...]

4 04, 2017

City Attorney: Independent Contractor or Employee

2017-04-04T10:39:31-07:00April 4th, 2017|

Question: The City of Palm Springs is in the process of hiring a new City Attorney.  Quick survey:  Do you report them as an Independent Contractor or as an Employee? Download: Survey Results on City Attorney: Independent Contractor or Employee, 3-28-2017