Oregon Public Employees Retirement System

PERS once again under attack

Top Democrats propose to cut public employee compensation and divert those resources to fund employer obligations to the pension system, but a coalition of public employee unions plans to fight the cuts in the Capitol and in the courts if need be.

At the Oregon Legislature: Labor’s agenda in the final stretch

So much to do. And just three weeks to go.

PERS under threat … again

Some in the Oregon Legislature want to divert current employee contributions to make up for the system's investment losses.

Labor readies agenda for the 2013 Oregon Legislature

On the agenda: Columbia River Crossing, public sector union-busting, prevailing wage, and PERS.

KKR-controlled Sealy to close North Portland factory

Despite offers of union concessions, Sealy will close its Portland plant in March and lay off 128.