Representatives from SLGE and ICMA-RC discussed polling research on auto-enrollment in supplemental retirement plans in a webinar on May 7, 2019. Nearly half of state and local employees approve [...]
SLGE examines how local health departments have implemented staff-sharing arrangements across geographic boundaries. The research provides important insight on key challenges, how the effort was [...]
Nearly half of employees approve of auto-enrollment, 77 percent would stay in a plan if auto-enrolled, and higher default deferral rates result in respondents settling on a higher contribution rate.
An in-depth analysis of local government financial literacy programs across the U.S. finds that only about one in four local government employers offer financial literacy programs to their workforce.
Policies surrounding the re-employment of retired public employees have been written to limit actuarial risk for the underlying pension fund and avoid perceptions of revolving door arrangements [...]
The aggregate funded ratio for state and local pension plans is hovering around 72 percent. However, dividing the plans into equal segments, the top third is between 81 and 111 percent funded, [...]