Can Public Pensions Be Saved? A Perspective From Oregon

Source: Ed Lamb, HR News, Vol. 81 no. 11, November 2015
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…Thomas spoke realistically about the need to alter how Oregon PERS gets funded because implementing cost-containment measures has already failed. One change he advocates has the potential to address criticisms nonparticipants have that beneficiaries enjoy retirement security solely at the expense of taxpayers…