• SEIU Employee Group

    Benefit Summary for 2023-2024 Plan Year
    October 1, 2023 - September 30, 2024
  • SEIU Employee Group Benefit Summary (printer-friendly)
  • Portland Public Schools (PPS) offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families with a range of employer and employee paid benefit options.

    It is the employee’s responsibility to enroll online in a timely manner to activate benefit elections of their choice and process his/her employment with PPS.

    Additional PPS benefits information may be found on the Benefits website at: https://www.pps.net/Page/11607.


  • PeopleSoft Employee Self-Service (ESS)


    The PeopleSoft Employee Self-Service (ESS) Portal (https://selfservice.pps.net) gives employees access to view and make changes to certain personal information:

    • Paychecks
    • W-2
    • Tax Withholding Allowances (W-4)
    • Direct Deposit
    • Home Addresses
    • Phone Numbers
    • Personal Email Addresses
    • Emergency Contacts
    • Benefits Enrollment
    • Dependent/Beneficiary Information
    • Add Life Events
    • 403(b) Changes


    This is a secure site that will maintain data integrity while also allowing access to your vital information and is accessible from inside and outside of the PPS network.

    PeopleSoft ESS Login Issues?  Contact PPS IT Service Desk at 503-916-3375



Health Insurance Package - SEIU

  • What is Included in My Health Insurance Package?

  • What is the Cost of the Health Insurance Package?

  • Opt-Out Incentive

  • Eligible Dependents

  • Covering a Domestic Partner/Domestic Partner's Child(ren)?

  • Benefits Enrollment & Changes

  • How Do I Enroll in Benefits?

  • How Do I Make Changes to my Benefits?

  • Eligibility Timelines

  • Insurance ID Cards

  • When Will My Health Insurance Begin?

  • When Will My Health Insurance End?

Voluntary Benefits - SEIU

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Health Care FSA & Dependent Care FSA

  • Optional Life Insurance

  • Long Term Care Insurance

  • TriMet Transit Pass

  • Credit Union Memberships

Retirement Benefits - SEIU

  • OPSRP - Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan

  • 403(b) Plan Tax Deferred Annuity (voluntary)

Other Benefits - SEIU

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

What Leave Plans Are Available to Me? - SEIU

  • Sick Leave

  • Funeral/Bereavement Leave

  • Paid Personal/Emergency Leave

  • Family Illness Leave

  • Holidays

  • Vacation Leave - 260-Day Employees Only

  • In the event that any statement in this summary varies from any benefit contract in effect, the benefit contract shall prevail.



Health Insurance Contact & Plan Information

  • Portland Public Schools recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and their roles in society.  All individuals and groups shall be treated with fairness in all activities, programs and operations, without regard to age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation.  This standard applies to all Board policies and administrative directives.  Board of Education Policy 1.80.020-P.