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Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds

ETF administers retirement, insurance and other benefit programs for state and local government employees and retirees of the Wisconsin Retirement System.

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Annuitant Teacher Seat
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Annuitant Teacher Members: Important Board Election Under Way

The Department of Employee Trust Funds is conducting an election among retired teachers to select the Teachers Retirement Board’s annuitant teacher member. Seven candidates are vying for the position. Voters must cast ballots by February 28.

Pharmacy Benefits: Saving on Your Prescriptions

Watch this ETF eLearning to learn how to reduce your out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs. The program provides an overview of members' cost-share for generic, brand name and specialty drugs, along with tips for saving money. Also includes an easy-to-read, printable resource sheet containing tips, phone numbers, and information on copayments/coinsurance charges is linked to the program.

WRS: Economic Impact

The Wisconsin Retirement System paid $4.9 billion in benefits in 2016. More than 85% of WRS retirees live in Wisconsin. They purchase goods and services and pay taxes. Get the facts and learn why the WRS is strong for Wisconsin.

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For important news and updates about WRS benefits and services, watch our website, sign up for ETF E-mail Updates on topics of interest, follow us on Twitter, and check out our online educational resources.

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WRS Performance*

Calendar Year 2017

Core: 16.2%
Variable: 23.2*%

*Subject to final calculation