The Role of Defined Benefit Pensions in Recruiting and Retaining Public Safety Professionals

Source: National Institute on Retirement Security As state and local governments across the nation continue to struggle filling public safety positions, this research explores how defined benefit pension plans are a critical workforce management tool for public safety employers. The Role of Defined Benefit Pensions in Recruiting and Retaining Public Safety Professionals examines data from a nationally representative sample of 28 police and fire pension plans, as well as national datasets. The analysis finds that a majority of these [...]