The Cost to Ocean County of Providing Pension Benefits to Employees’ Domestic Partners
By M.V. Lee Badgett
This report estimates the cost to Ocean County of providing pension benefits to county employees’ domestic partners, an option for counties as a result of New Jersey’s domestic partnership law. Based on the current structure of the pension plans and Ocean County employees belong to, and based on data from the state, we estimate that the cost to the county would be less than $70,000 per year.