benefits

Teacher compensation comparison

Study finds Oregon public school teachers’ health insurance and pension costs are higher than in some school districts elsewhere in Northwest (Register Guard, 6/13/17)

New Study Shows Teachers’ Compensation Significantly Higher in Portland than Boise or Vancouver, Wash. (Willamette Week, 6/12/17)

Health care and retirement make Oregon teachers pricey (Oregonian, 6/12/17)

Measuring total employer cost of compensation for teachers in eight K-12 public schools in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho [PDF] (2017) Portland State University, Center for Public Service

Total Employer Costs of Compensation

PERS costs may force dramatic cuts in public jobs, PSU study finds (Oregonian, 2/17/2017)

PERS-driven compensation spike may force cuts in public payrolls: PSU study (Oregonian, 2/17/2017)

teccOregon’s looming TECC Challenge : the imminent rise of total employer costs of compensation for Oregon local government (2017) Portland State University, Center for Public Service

Public Employee Retirement System

PERS changes would hit newer, younger workers harder (Register Guard, 2/14/17)

Public employees blast proposed PERS reforms (Portland Tribune, 2/14/17)

Officials: Pension fund cannot earn its way out of billions in liabilities (Portland Tribune, 2/14/17)

persComprehensive annual financial report (annual) Oregon Public Employees Retirement System