University of California, Riverside

Post-Employment Benefits


In 2009, UC President Mark Yudof established a task force to help the university develop a comprehensive, long-term approach to post-employment benefits.

The task force was charged with studying and recommending policy, benefits and funding alternatives that reflect the university’s commitment to provide competitive pay and benefits programs to attract and retain excellent faculty and staff while ensuring that post-employment benefits for current and future retirees are sustainable.

Yudof Writes on Future of UC

Mark Yudof UC President Mark G. Yudof released this open letter to California to detail the proposed changes for the University of California, including information on retirement benefits for current and future employees.

White to Host UCR Town Hall

Tim WhiteUCR Chancellor Timothy White hosted the first town hall meeting of the 2010–11 academic year on October 20thAn archive of the meeting can be viewed via this link.

Recent News from the Office of the President

Regents approve increase in pension plan contributions for 2014-15

(July 17, 2013) The UC Board of Regents today (July 17) approved an increase in contributions to the UC Retirement Plan (UCRP) from both the university and employees, effective July 2014. Today’s action is part of a broader effort to maintain financially sustainable pension benefits for employees.. Under the measure, UC will pay 14 percent of pay and […]

HR to round ages in determining eligibility to remain under current rules for retiree health benefits

(June 27, 2013) Nearly 700 additional faculty and staff will remain under the current graduated eligibility rules for retiree health insurance after systemwide Human Resources decided to round ages in determining whether an employee remains subject to the current graduated eligibility rules for retiree health or the new rules that are effective July 1. Current employees with five […]

Read the Proposals

Read the recommendations of the Post-Employment Benefits Task Force for pension and retiree health benefit changes and submit your comments.


Questions & Answers

Have a question about the future of post-employment benefits and how it will affect UCR? Visit our Q&A page to see previously asked questions, or to ask a question of your own.


Post-Employment Benefits in the News

Find links to articles in the national media discussing the proposed changes in the UC's retirement plans.

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