Uplift Oregon Program
The more you know, the better you can take care of yourself and your family.
Benefits Program Overview
You matter. So do your benefits. We are here to support you in making the most of them.
In the Uplift Your Benefits workshop, you will be introduced to the range of benefits available to you as a state employee so that you can make informed decisions for yourself and your family. This workshop is tailored for new employees to the State of Oregon but is also a great refresher for existing employees. After taking the workshop, you will have a better understanding of your state benefits and will have resources to take the next steps.
- Health insurance options
- Types of employee leave
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
- Other optional insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Roles of Unions
In the last portion of the session, you will go into a breakout session based on your position’s union membership status (if applicable) to learn more about the systems available to support you. We will provide tools and resources to help you use your benefits with confidence.
Our goal is to reach 100% of new employees. All state employees can attend this session on work time. Please refer to your collective bargaining agreement or supervisor with questions. The Uplift Your Benefits training will be mandatory for new hires in positions represented by AFSCME and SEIU. The training will be offered within fourteen (14) days of a new hire. When possible, employees will sign up for their health insurance after going through the training.
How to Register:
Complete this required Registration Form to ensure we can provide the best training experience for everyone.
This workshop will be hosted on Zoom and will include activities such as polls, chat function for questions, and breakout sessions. Joining from a computer rather than from a phone is recommended for the best experience. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Resources and Tools
Check out the resources and tools from our different programs.
4-Areas Benefits Flyer
An overview of your State benefits organized by which organization provides it.
A list of definitions of words we mention in the workshop.
Uplift Your Benefits Workshop Flyer
An overview of what the workshop will entail and a list of the topics it will go through. You can find information on how to register.
“The Uplift Oregon Benefits webinar was very well presented and the information was extremely useful. I wish I had known about this before I signed up for my benefits but I will have this information for open enrollment. It was helpful to have everything listed in one place and the links they provided allowed me to do more research for retirement planning.
I highly recommend everyone take this webinar whether you are new or have been with your employer for years, as it will help you make better informed decisions about the benefits available to you.”
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