In accordance with federal law, employees contribute a percentage of their salary to Social Security and the University matches this contribution. These percentages are mandated by law and are subject to change. Benefits are determined by the Social Security Administration.
The University has established a reserve account and reimburses the State Employment Division for unemployment benefits paid to former employees in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon. Employees do not contribute to this fund.
The University provides workers compensation insurance for employees who are injured while on the job and in fulfillment of regularly assigned duties. Employees are required to immediately report all job-related accidents or injuries to their supervisor and to complete all necessary paperwork associated with the accident or injury.