City hopes for long-term savings by cutting benefits

Oct. 2, 2012

By Jim Logan, OVN Correspondent

In a move intended to save the city of Ojai significant money a generation or two down the line, municipal employees hired after Monday will have to pay nearly all of their health insurance premiums when they retire. Currently, the city pays 100 percent of its retirees’ health insurance costs and 80 percent of their dependents’ premiums.  For city employees hired after Oct. 1, 2012, however,

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