Employee Retirement Systems
(Preliminary Renewal Petition language for submission for charter renewal 2021 - 2026)
“The manner by which staff members of the charter schools [sic] will be covered by the State Teachers’ Retirement System, the Public Employees’ Retirement System, or federal social security.” (Ed. Code § 47605(b)(5)(K).)
To provide the best employment experience possible and also to attract qualified candidates, eligible employees at Encore participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System (“STRS”), and eligible, employees will participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (“PERS”). All other employees will participate in the federal social security program.
The Chief Executive Officer shall be responsible for ensuring that appropriate arrangements for retirement coverage have been made for all employees, with the assistance of Encore’s business services provider.
All employees will be paid twice per month. Wages will be commensurate with experience and budget limitations.
Encore shall provide reports evidencing that Encore is making required payments of payroll taxes and payments into STRS, PERS, and federal social security and Medicare/Medicaid programs on behalf of all Encore employees.