Oregon
Rule Rule 111-020-0001
Initial Employee Group Phase-in


(1)

Any employee group in Subject Districts or Provisional Non-subject Districts may elect to participate in benefit plans provided by the Board beginning on October 1, 2008, October 1, 2009, or October 1, 2010, without having to meet the phase-in requirements outlined under Sections 2, 3 and 4; however:

(a)

Eligible employees of a Subject District who are represented under a collective bargaining agreement with an end date of July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008, must participate in benefit plans provided by the Board beginning October 1, 2008.

(b)

Eligible employees of a Subject District who are represented under a collective bargaining agreement with an end date of July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2009, must participate in benefit plans provided by the Board beginning October 1, 2009.

(c)

Eligible employees of a Subject District who are represented under a collective bargaining agreement with an end date on or after July 1, 2009, must participate in benefit plans provided by the Board beginning October 1, 2010.

(d)

Eligible employees of a Subject District who are not represented under a collective bargaining agreement must participate in benefit plans provided by the Board consistent with the requirements governing eligible employees of the Subject District who are represented under a collective bargaining contract as outlined under section 1(a), (b) and (c) above. If more than one collective bargaining contract exists in the Subject District, the earliest collective bargaining contract end date must be applied. If no employee group in the Subject District is represented through a collective bargaining agreement, all eligible employees of the district must participate in benefit plans provided by the Board beginning October 1, 2008.

(2)

An employee group electing to participate in benefit plans provided by the Board under section 1 must provide notice of such election not later than June 30 of the year in which they plan to move to the OEBB benefit plans on October 1, or at least 90 days or more from the date benefits under OEBB will go into effect if moving from a plan year other than October 1 through September 30.

(3)

Employee groups in Provisional Non-subject Districts who elect to participate in benefit plans provided by the Board cannot return to benefit plans provided or administered by an entity other than the Board.

(4)

Employee groups electing to participate in OEBB benefit plans prior to the date mandated by Senate Bills 426 and 1066 (Chapter 7, Oregon Laws 2007, as amended by Chapter 39, Oregon Laws 2008) must participate in all types of benefit coverage provided by the Board at the time of plan selection.
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Dec. 11, 2019