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ETF is developing a new, web-based benefits administration system, referred to as myETF. The new system will modernize and improve ETF's IT capabilities and support more efficient business processes for ETF's customers. The new system is a fully integrated solution, allowing for advanced automation, user empowerment and excellence in customer service.
Terms related to myETF
Frequently asked questions about myETF
Employer contact for myETF related issues
ETF will offer the full complement of training that employers need to prepare for the go live of myETF Employer Online Services in January 2018. Our experienced instructors will lead courses in the following subject matter:
- Payroll File Training*
- Employment File Training
- myETF Employer Reporting Confirmation Training*- Live Webinars Spring – Summer 2017
- myETF Employer Online Services Training*- Live Webinars Summer – Fall 2017
ETF offers most sessions in both live and recorded webinar format to fit your needs. The recorded format allows you to return to the training if you need a refresher. ETF will also offer in-person options for myETF Employer Online Services training beginning late summer 2017. Please check the myETF Employer Training page periodically to view current training offerings and to find links to archived trainings. The Library/Resources tab provides access to instructional material related to myETF trainings.
View all webinar trainings
*ETF requires at least one staff member from each employer participate in these courses.
Library / Resources
- May 24, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 9 - Preparing Your Data for myETF
- April 27, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 8 - New myETF Training: Employer Reporting Confirmation
- March 16, 2017 Vol. 34, State A - myETF Update for State Employers: Job Categories
- Sep. 20, 2016 Vol. 33, No. 10 - myETF Employment File Resource Now Available
- Sep. 15, 2016 Vol. 33, No. 9 - myETF Employer Training
- June 8, 2016 Vol. 33, No. 5 - myETF Payroll File Resource Now Available
- Feb. 29, 2016 Vol. 33, No. 2 - Benefits Administration System Project Overview
- Aug. 20, 2015 Vol. 32, No. 12 - Exciting News! Introducing myETF
- Oct. 6, 2014 Vol. 31, No.14 - New Benefits Administration System Underway
ETF may update this schedule periodically. This schedule below is current as of April 15, 2017.
- ETF finalizes Payroll File, Employment File and Insurance File documents
- Employer webinars on the new myETF Payroll File/process begin
- Employer webinars on Employment File
- Employer training on myETF confirmation process
- Insurance File Webinars for a Limited Group of Employers
- Employer file confirmation/testing begins
- myETF Income Continuation Insurance Data Setup Training
Late Summer 2017
- Employer training on myETF Employer Online Services begins
- Employer go live set-up begins
January 1, 2018
- myETF Employer Online Services goes live
Benefits of myETF
- Elimination of annual reconciliation
Employers will reconcile with each payroll.
- Payroll-based reporting cycles
Employers will report service and earnings based on
their payroll cycle(s).
- Move to electronic communications and correspondence
Most employer communications will take place through myETF Employer Online Services.
- New! ICI (Income Continuation Insurance) Database
myETF will provide employers a place to enter employee ICI information electronically, and we’ll store all ICI information in myETF.
- Limited paper processes for employers
Most employer processes will take place in myETF Employer Online Services.
- Real-time processing
Employers will no longer wait for electronic entries to process overnight, leading to up-to-date data.
- A single source of information
myETF will serve as the primary place employers access data.
- Decrease in data errors
Immediate system validations will reduce errors in the new system.
- Intuitive employer interface
We are designing myETF Employer Online Services with employers in mind, making it easy to use.
myETF System Maintenance Calendar
|We have a myETF maintenance window planned every other Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until the following morning at 8:00 a.m. The system may be unavailable for myETF Employer Reporting Confirmation during this time. The dates of this 2017 maintenance calendar include:
- May 3, 17 and 31
- June 14 and 28
- July 12 and 26
- August 9 and 23
- September 6 and 20
- October 4 and 18
- November 1, 15 and 29
- December 13