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August 29, 2019

Package 5

(August 29, 2019) Many members have asked for more information about the various packages that OPERS is considering that would affect health care and COLA. To […]
August 23, 2019

PERI Board Adopts a Position on OPERS Health Care and Pension Challenges

(August 23, 2019)  After multiple meetings over many months with OPERS senior staff and leadership, PERI has decided to take action designed to support the long […]
July 12, 2019

PERI Closely Following OPERS Proposed Changes to Health Care

(July 12, 2019)  Since January, the OPERS board and staff have been meeting monthly to discuss the state of the Health Care Fund and what steps […]
January 25, 2019

OPERS and PERI Board Discuss Health Care Funding Issues

(January 25, 2019) Karen Carraher, OPERS Executive Director, met with PERI’s Board of Trustees this week to discuss major challenges facing OPERS’ health care fund.   The […]
January 10, 2019

PERI is Preparing for the New Legislative Session of the General Assembly

(January 9, 2019)  As we roll past 2018 and begin 2019, PERI is preparing itself for what will likely be another attempt to reduce retirees’ COLA […]
December 11, 2018

PERI Dues Notices for 2019 Are in the Mail

(December 11, 2018)  PERI Chapters should be aware that there may be several organizations soliciting membership for OPERS retirees during the holiday season.  PERI reminds everyone […]
October 18, 2018

OPERS Board Votes to Lower Important Discount Rate

(October 18, 2018)  Yesterday, the OPERS board took action to change the “discount rate” associated with future Defined Benefit Fund investments.  The change was important as […]
July 16, 2018

Senators Brown and Portman Hold Hearing on Federal Pension Concerns

(July 16, 2018)  A rare field hearing was held by the congressional Joint Select Committee on Pensions at the Ohio Statehouse on Friday.  The purpose of […]
May 11, 2018

OPERS Board of Trustees Election

As a member of OPERS, you have a voice in decisions and policies affecting your retirement benefits. Every member is part of a specific group with […]
April 3, 2018

Steitz Wins OPERS Special Election for Vacant Trustee Retiree Seat

(April 3, 2018)  OPERS retirees have elected a new trustee to fill the vacancy created by the passing of John Maurer last fall.  Timothy C. Steitz […]

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