OPERS offers a number of tools and resources to assist employers with payroll reporting procedures, as well as information explaining OPERS benefits and retirement plans. This page provides links to these tools, including manuals containing step-by-step instructions as well as PowerPoint presentations that will help employers in training employees.
Pension and Health Care Eligibility Guide
This tool will help your employees determine when they may qualify for both their retirement benefit and access to health care coverage through OPERS.
- View & Download Pension and Health Care Eligibility Guide (PDF)
- Visit Pension and Health Care Eligibility Guide (Online)
Membership in OPERS for College Students
Employers can share this memo with students who might have contributed to an OPERS-covered position while attending college.
Motion Graphic: New Hire
This video will help new members learn more about OPERS and the three retirement plans from which they can choose. This video can be downloaded and shared with new hires.
Retirement Contribution Reporting Date Calculator
This tool should be used by payroll professionals to determine the correct contribution reporting date based on the frequency with which they pay their employees.
On-site Education and Training
Our specially trained educators can bring any of our member-specific seminars or webinars directly to employer sites – at a time and place that works for you. These presentations target new hires, those who are early or midway through their careers and those nearing retirement.
Our Employer Outreach representatives can also provide on-site training for your staff on topics ranging from contribution reporting and non-contributing lists to pick-up plans and online payments. For more information, fill out the request below.
Educational Information Request Form
Please complete the form below to request information about on-site education and training opportunities. The name and address you enter will be used to create your mailing label, so please be sure to enter the information accurately.