All WRS Employers
Vol. 19, No. 21
December 6, 2002
Benefit Presentations Set for February – April 2003
The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) will offer 16 free
public presentations and several Interactive Television Public Presentations
in February, March and April for Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
participants, especially those considering or planning retirement
in the near future. The workshops are valuable opportunities for
members, spouses and other individuals seeking general information
on retirement issues, including Act 11 changes, and other WRS benefit
Topics covered during the presentations include calculating retirement
benefits, annuity options, disability benefits, separation benefits,
taxes, survivor benefits, and health and life insurance benefits.
Questions on when to retire and how to determine actual benefits
will also be discussed.
No reservations are needed for the public presentations. Each session
is free and runs from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All locations
are handicapped accessible with adequate free parking. However,
reservations are required for the Interactive Television Public
Presentations. Please see the attached list for reservation information.
Attached to this Bulletin is a list
of the presentation dates and locations. We encourage you to
reproduce the page for display in the work areas. Take a moment
and highlight any presentation(s) held in your area. If you have
an internal means of communication (employee newsletter, Intranet,
etc.), we encourage you to announce the date, time and place of
the public presentation(s) in your area.
For more information, please contact Luana Schneider, ETF
Member Services Bureau at (608) 266-3463.