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Spring 2017Q4oComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Cost of your jurisdiction's employee Pensions

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2017Q5rNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Employees' share of contributions to retirement funds

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Fall 2016Q12gFirst, while any particular jurisdiction in fiscal distress faces unique challenges, in general, how important - if at all - do you think each of the following factors are in contributing to local government fiscal distress in Michigan? Local government decisions to provide generous retiree Pensions/benefits and/or decisions to underfund retiree obligations

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Fiscal health/stress
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Spring 2016Q4oComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Cost of your jurisdiction's employee Pensions

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2016Q5rNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Employees' share of contributions to retirement funds

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2015Q4pComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Cost of your jurisdiction's employee Pensions

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q5tNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Employees' share of contributions to retirement funds

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q15First, does your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined benefit Pensions, defined contribution plans such as an IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type plan, etc.) to any current or former employees and/or elected officials?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q16aDo you think your jurisdiction should be providing retirement income benefits to current and/or retired employees?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q16bDo you think your jurisdiction should be providing retirement income benefits to current and/or former elected officials?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q17aThere are a number of different types of retirement income benefits that local governments might offer personnel, including a defined contribution plan (i.e., IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type plan), a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), or a hybrid plan (i.e., a plan that combines features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual). Which type(s) of retirement income benefits, if any, does your jurisdiction offer to each of the following groups? New hires

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q17bThere are a number of different types of retirement income benefits that local governments might offer personnel, including a defined contribution plan (i.e., IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type plan), a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), or a hybrid plan (i.e., a plan that combines features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual). Which type(s) of retirement income benefits, if any, does your jurisdiction offer to each of the following groups? Current employees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q17cThere are a number of different types of retirement income benefits that local governments might offer personnel, including a defined contribution plan (i.e., IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type plan), a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), or a hybrid plan (i.e., a plan that combines features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual). Which type(s) of retirement income benefits, if any, does your jurisdiction offer to each of the following groups? Retired employees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q17dThere are a number of different types of retirement income benefits that local governments might offer personnel, including a defined contribution plan (i.e., IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type plan), a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), or a hybrid plan (i.e., a plan that combines features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual). Which type(s) of retirement income benefits, if any, does your jurisdiction offer to each of the following groups? Current elected officials

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q17eThere are a number of different types of retirement income benefits that local governments might offer personnel, including a defined contribution plan (i.e., IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type plan), a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), or a hybrid plan (i.e., a plan that combines features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual). Which type(s) of retirement income benefits, if any, does your jurisdiction offer to each of the following groups? Former elected officials

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q18aOverall, do you consider your jurisdiction's retirement income benefits - or lack thereof - for each of the following groups to be too generous, about right, or not generous enough? New hires

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q18bOverall, do you consider your jurisdiction's retirement income benefits - or lack thereof - for each of the following groups to be too generous, about right, or not generous enough? Current employees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q18cOverall, do you consider your jurisdiction's retirement income benefits - or lack thereof - for each of the following groups to be too generous, about right, or not generous enough? Retired employees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q18dOverall, do you consider your jurisdiction's retirement income benefits - or lack thereof - for each of the following groups to be too generous, about right, or not generous enough? Current elected officials

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q18eOverall, do you consider your jurisdiction's retirement income benefits - or lack thereof - for each of the following groups to be too generous, about right, or not generous enough? Former elected officials

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19aWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Had an actuarial valuation of our defined benefit pension within the last 2 years

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19bWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Increased the years of service required and/or the age at which retirement benefits are available

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19cWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Increased employee contribution to defined benefit portion of the pension

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19dWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Reduced the multiplier that helps determine pension payments based on final average salary

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19eWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Reduced, eliminated, or postponed the cost of living adjustment (COLA)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19fWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Decreased the assumed rate of return for stock market investments in the pension fund

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19gWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Closed defined benefit pension to new individuals

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19hWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Converted to a defined contribution (IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type) plan

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19iWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Converted to a hybrid (defined benefit and defined contribution) plan

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q19jWhich of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? Financed liability through bonds

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q20Overall, how effective would you say your jurisdiction's efforts, if any, have been at controlling costs related to its retirement income benefits?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q21A jurisdiction's "actuarially required contribution" (ARC) to its pension fund is based on the benefits earned by employees in the current year, plus an amount to reduce any unfunded liabilities for past years. Some jurisdictions pay their ARC in full each year. Others do not, and may just pay as they go for only that year's pension costs. Thinking specifically about defined benefit (i.e., traditional Pensions) and/or hybrid plans, which of the following statements best describes your jurisdiction's contributions to its pension fund during its previous fiscal year?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q22To the best of your knowledge, are your jurisdiction's pension obligations currently fully funded?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Fiscal health | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q23Regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction's defined benefit and/or hybrid plan pension obligations are currently fully funded, in your opinion, are these obligations a significant fiscal problem, somewhat of a problem, not much of a problem, or not a problem at all for your jurisdiction's fiscal health?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Fiscal health | Pensions
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Spring 2015Q24Looking ahead, how concerned are you, if at all, that your jurisdiction will not be able to fulfill its pension obligations to its retirees?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Workforce
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Fiscal health | Pensions
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Spring 2014Q4pComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Cost of your jurisdiction's employee Pensions

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2014Q5tNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Employees' share of contributions to retirement funds

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Fall 2013Q32bNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Cuts to Pensions of the jurisdiction's current retirees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Spring 2013Q4oComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Cost of your jurisdiction's employee Pensions

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2013Q5sNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Employees' share of contributions to retirement funds

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2013Q7aDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined benefit Pensions, defined contribution plans, etc.) to new hires?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2013Q7bDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined benefit Pensions, defined contribution plans, etc.) to current employees?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2013Q7cDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined benefit Pensions, defined contribution plans, etc.) to retired employees?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2013Q7dDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined benefit Pensions, defined contribution plans, etc.) to current elected officials?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2013Q7eDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined benefit Pensions, defined contribution plans, etc.) to former elected officials?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2013Q8aDoes your jurisdiction offer its personnel and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2013Q8bDoes your jurisdiction offer its personnel and/or current retirees a defined contribution only?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2013Q8cDoes your jurisdiction offer its personnel and/or current retirees both a defined benefit plan for some employees, and a defined contribution for others?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2013Q8dDoes your jurisdiction offer its personnel and/or current retirees a Hybrid plan (i.e., plan that combines features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual employee)?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2013Q9How likely is it that your jurisdiction will introduce either a defined contribution plan or a hybrid plan (plans that combine features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual employee) for its current personnel and/or new hires within the next 12 months?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2013Q10Thinking specifically about defined benefit (i.e., traditional Pensions) and/or hybrid plans, does your jurisdiction have unfunded fiscal obligations as a result of providing retirement income?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2013Q11In your opinion, are your jurisdiction's unfunded pension and/or hybrid plan obligations a significant fiscal problem, somewhat of a problem, not much of a problem, or not a problem at all for your jurisdiction's fiscal health?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q4oComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-in your opinion-there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Cost of your government's employee Pensions

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2012Q5sNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Employees' share of contributions to retirement funds

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2012Q7aDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined pension benefits, defined contribution plans, etc.) to: New hires

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q7bDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined pension benefits, defined contribution plans, etc.) to: Current employees

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q7cDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined pension benefits, defined contribution plans, etc.) to: Retired employees

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q7dDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined pension benefits, defined contribution plans, etc.) to: Current elected officials

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q7eDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined pension benefits, defined contribution plans, etc.) to: Former elected officials

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q8aDoes your jurisdiction offer its personnel and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), a defined contribution plan (i.e., a 401K-type plan), both, a hybrid plan, or none of these: Defined benefit only

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q8bDoes your jurisdiction offer its personnel and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), a defined contribution plan (i.e., a 401K-type plan), both, a hybrid plan, or none of these: Defined contribution only

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q8cDoes your jurisdiction offer its personnel and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), a defined contribution plan (i.e., a 401K-type plan), both, a hybrid plan, or none of these: Both (i.e., defined benefit plans for some employees, defined contribution for others)

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q8dDoes your jurisdiction offer its personnel and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), a defined contribution plan (i.e., a 401K-type plan), both, a hybrid plan, or none of these: Hybrid plan (i.e., plans that combine features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual employee)

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2012Q9How likely is it that your jurisdiction will introduce either a defined contribution plan or a hybrid plan (plans that combine features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual employee) for its current personnel and/or new hires within the next 12 months?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2011Q4oComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Cost of employee Pensions

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2011Q5sNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Employees' share of contributions to retirement funds

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2011Q34aDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined benefit Pensions, defined contribution plans, etc.) to new hires, current employees or retired employees: New hires

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2011Q34bDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined benefit Pensions, defined contribution plans, etc.) to new hires, current employees or retired employees: Current employees

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2011Q34cDoes your jurisdiction offer any kind of retirement income benefits (defined benefit Pensions, defined contribution plans, etc.) to new hires, current employees or retired employees: Current retirees

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2011Q35aDoes your jurisdiction offer its employees and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), a defined contribution plan (i.e., a 401K-type plan), both, a hybrid plan, or none of these: Defined benefit only

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2011Q35bDoes your jurisdiction offer its employees and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), a defined contribution plan (i.e., a 401K-type plan), both, a hybrid plan, or none of these: Defined contribution only

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2011Q35cDoes your jurisdiction offer its employees and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), a defined contribution plan (i.e., a 401K-type plan), both, a hybrid plan, or none of these: Both (i.e., defined benefit plans for some employees, defined contribution for others)

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2011Q35dDoes your jurisdiction offer its employees and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), a defined contribution plan (i.e., a 401K-type plan), both, a hybrid plan, or none of these: Hybrid plan (i.e., plans that combine features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual employee)

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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Spring 2011Q36How likely is it that your jurisdiction will introduce either a defined contribution plan or a hybrid plan (plans that combine features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual employee) for its employees and/or new hires within the next 12 months?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2011Q37Thinking specifically about defined benefit plans (i.e., traditional Pensions), does your jurisdiction have fiscal obligations as a result of providing retirement Pensions?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2011Q38In your opinion, are your jurisdiction's pension obligations a significant fiscal problem, somewhat of a problem, not much of a problem, or not a problem at all for your jurisdiction's fiscal health?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Fiscal health | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2010Q4mComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: Cost of employee Pensions

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2010Q5sNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Employees' share of contributions to retirement funds

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2010Q25Now, thinking about pension plans, does your jurisdiction offer its employees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension), a defined contribution plan (i.e., an IRA-type plan), both, or neither?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2010Q26How likely is it that your jurisdiction will introduce a defined contribution plan for its employees and/or new hires within the next 12 months?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2010Q27In your opinion, are your jurisdiction's pension obligations a significant fiscal problem, somewhat of a problem, not much of a problem, or not a problem at all for your jurisdiction's fiscal health?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
see tables
Spring 2009Q5kComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: cost of employee Pensions.

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Employee compensation | Pensions
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