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This page provides links to reference guides for Oregon PERS-participating employers. The guides are provided by the Employer Service Center to help you understand PERS and how to report employee data correctly.
Understand PERS’ three retirement plans, obtaining and maintaining membership, retirement benefits, and options.
About employer obligations, getting support, and staying informed.
Responsibilities of web administrators and employer reporters in managing an employer's EDX account.
How to report employee data to PERS with Regular reports and Demographics and Adjustment reports.
How to report employee wages and demographics with Detail 1 - Member Demographics records and Detail 2 - Wage and Service records
Errors that can cause record submissions to fail and how to fix the errors.
How to report a new or returning employee.
Guidelines, restrictions, and instructions for employing a PERS retiree.
Example of how to report wages and hours for an individual employee.
How to report for part-time employees and how to report contributions on salary earned while not working.
About different types of leave of absence and how to report them in EDX.
Guidelines for reporting time away from work for military duty and how to fulfill USERRA requirements.
How PERS disability benefits work for Tier One/Tier Two members and Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) members.
How to inform PERS that an employee has left your employment or died.
How to choose the value of average overtime hours on a new-hire record or DCR.
How to address requests PERS sends through your Work List, including voluntary contributions, last day of paid leave, termination, and data verification.
Instructions for completing a DCR.
How to use this EDX function to find an employees’ address, salary, or voluntary-contribution information.
How to change an employee’s address, name, incorrect Social Security Number, or job class..
How to change wages reported for a prior reporting period.
About the five types of reports EDX can run, such as a list of employees eligible for contributions.
How to use this EDX function to communicate with the Employer Service Center (ESC).
Explanations of the charges and credits listed in each section of your monthly statement.
How to pay your invoice through Automated Clearing House (ACH).
Programs, tips, and tools that can help your organization reduce its PERS costs.
Definitions of wage codes used on a Detail 2 Wage and Service record.
Definitions of status codes used on a Detail 1 Member Demographics record.
Definitions of job class codes used on a Detail 1 Member Demographics record.
Descriptions of the different salary, payoff, and contribution fields on a Detail 2 Wage and Service record.
Definitions of terms used in PERS reporting.
Checklists of what type of reports and records are best to use when reporting wages and hours, employment status, and demographic information.
A list of all the functions on the EDX main Site Navigation menu and what they allow you to do.
How to determine if a position worked for less than a full year is "qualifying" or "non-qualifying."
PERS provides a series of actuarial and financial guides to help employers understand the complex factors that make up your employer contribution rate.
Access UALRP actuarial and financial guides
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