PERA and MSRS Disability Benefits and Health Care Continuation Benefits for Our State’s First Responders

The Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) provides retirement and disability benefits for public employees in the state of Minnesota including police officers, firefighters, and corrections officers. The Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) administers retirement and disability benefits for state… Read more »

Budget Cuts for Minneapolis Firefighters Lead to More Work-Related Injuries: What is the Actual Cost?

Last week, Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel presented an eye-opening report to the Minneapolis City Counsel regarding the cost associated with the department’s workers’ compensation claims. Fruetel reported that since 2012 the cost of workers’ compensation benefits paid by the… Read more »