June 12, 2013
Revised Chapters of the
Administration Manual Available
The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) is revising the WRS
Administration Manual (ET-1127), participating employers’
first source for information on the administration of the WRS (Wisconsin
2011 Wisconsin Acts 10 and 32 revised and/or created statutes pertaining
to the administration of the WRS that directly affect employers’
determination of their employees’ WRS eligibility, reporting,
and contribution requirements. ETF also implemented policy changes
regarding rehired WRS annuitants and the Uniformed Services Employment
and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
The WRS Administration
Manual (ET-1127) revisions are being completed and posted on
a chapter-by-chapter basis; the Table of Contents and the individual
chapters indicate a chapter-specific revision date. The page numbering
in the Table of Contents and individual chapters will not be updated
until all of the chapter revisions are completed. The following
revised chapters are now available online:
The remaining chapters will be revised in the upcoming months.
- ETF will no longer provide paper copies of the WRS
Administration Manual (ET-1127); employers should bookmark
the online manual.
- There are pending legislative changes pertaining to rehired
annuitants. ETF will revise the rehired annuitant chapters of
the manual if and when those laws are enacted.
If you have any questions, please call the Employer Communications
Center toll free 1-877-533-5020 or 608-266-3285.