Eight Wisconsin state agencies and universities were recognized for achieving excellence and innovation in employee well-being through the Well Wisconsin Program at the inaugural Well Wisconsin award ceremony, held recently at the State Ca
Income Continuation Insurance (ICI) premium rates for 2020 will increase effective February 1, 2020. ICI premiums have increased in recent years due to a number of factors that have caused the program liabilities to exceed the growth in program assets.
The Group Insurance Board has extended the Income Continuation Insurance (ICI) premium holiday for 2020, based on the strong financial position of the local ICI plan. This means that local employers and employees will not pay premiums for either standard or supplemental ICI coverage.
The following information is to help employers prepare for the 2019 reconciliation process. Annual reconciliation is a time-sensitive project. Your assistance is required to ensure that your employees’ Wisconsin Retirement System Annual Statements of Benefits (issued in April) are accurate and complete.
The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF), including all customer service phone lines, will be closed for business on Thursday, November 28, due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday. ETF’s customer service call center staff will be available beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, November 29.
Under state law, monthly Wisconsin Retirement System annuity payments are payable on the first day of the month. The chart below shows upcoming 2019 payments affected when the first falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday.
Flu season is approaching and typically runs through May. Use this content to communicate with your employees about the importance of getting vaccinated and staying clear of the flu. Download any of these CDC posters, fact sheets and flyers for use in break rooms, hallways, and other common areas.
The Group Insurance Board approved the Wisconsin Public Employer Group Life Insurance premium rates for local employees. Claims experience has been stable, resulting in no change to local employee premium rates for 2020.