Meet Emily, a new OMERS member and employee at the Town of Orangeville. Although retirement is a long way off, Emily knows that her pension contributions will add up to support her retirement dreams.
“When I get my paycheque, it’s automatically deducted. The money is going into my pension. One day, when I’m ready to retire that money will be there, which is nice.”
Social Value of the Plan
The OMERS defined benefit plan isn’t just important to our members. Research confirms that the OMERS Plan generates social and economic value for communities in Ontario, underscoring the importance of preserving OMERS as a defined benefit pension plan.