How can local governments compete for talent as more of their workforce retires and they need to appeal to a new generation that has many choices about where to work?
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This 2015 report of state and local government pension funding finds that most public pension plans have improved their funded status.
Americans are living longer – and that creates new funding challenges for state and local pension plans.
This brief is the final in a three-part series that analyzes employee participation in primary and supplemental retirement plans, retiree health care benefits, and Social Security in 20 large cities and counties across the country.
An overview of the health care and other postemployment benefits state and local governments provide for their retired employees and how they pay for them.
Rising costs over the last decade have prompted many local governments to make changes to their health plans and strategies. Cost sharing, wellness program, and disease management initiatives are widely reported. Other changes cited include increased reliance on high-deductible plans, dependent eligibility audits, and altering retiree benefits.
This brief is the second of a three-part series that analyzes employee participation in primary and supplemental retirement plans, retiree health care benefits, and Social Security in 20 large cities and counties across the country.
This report analyzes data from a recent survey initiative that examined the employment and retirement planning and saving experiences of state and local government workers, as well as their confidence in their retirement income prospects.
This issue brief examines the rationale for issuing Pension Obligation Bonds (POBs) and how they have performed since the financial crisis.
Although automatic enrollment in private sector retirement savings plans is increasingly common, this study finds local governments are slow to adopt the feature.