SMMCE 40.4 Employer Pick-Up

Effective August 7, 2011, the County will pick up 75% of employees’ statutorily required retirement contributions. The employer pick-up of the employee’s retirement contribution shall not apply to the additional contribution described in Section 41.3 below. Effective March 1, 2015, employer payment of the employee’s share of retirement cost (Employer Paid Member Cost- EPMC) described in Section 41.2 shall be eliminated and replaced with a five percent (5%) salary offset.

Historical Information: In the agreement beginning April 13, 2003 the County’s increase of the County’s pick up from 50% to 100% was made in lieu of a 2% salary increase.  In the agreement beginning on September 5, 2010, the County’s decrease of the County’s pick up from 100% to 75% was made without a salary increase.