Department News
Nov 22, 2021 9:30am

Office Closure - Thanksgiving 2021

The Department of Employee Trust Funds, including all customer service phone lines, will be closed for business on Thursday, November 25, 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 26.

Department News
Nov 17, 2021 4:30pm
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GIB Approves Medicare Advantage Contract Extension

The Group Insurance Board today approved a contract extension with UnitedHealthcare for the Medicare Advantage plan through 2025. The Board also reviewed multiple strategic initiatives related to the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program.

Employer News
Nov 10, 2021 12:00pm

State Group Life Insurance Premium Rates Effective April 1, 2022

The Group Insurance Board (Board) moved forward with the 5% increase to the employee premium rates effective April 1, 2022. For rates effective April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023, please see Group Life Insurance Plan Monthly Rates (ET-2164).

Department News
Nov 8, 2021 9:00am
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Webinar: Holiday Spending

When the holiday season is in full swing, it’s more critical than ever to keep on track with your spending. At this webinar on November 17, you'll learn tips and tricks that will help you avoid overspending. Register now for the morning or evening session!

Department News
Oct 26, 2021 10:00am

Gov. Evers Proclaims October as National Retirement Security Month

Gov. Tony Evers proclaimed the month of October as National Retirement Security Month in Wisconsin. The proclamation is part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness about the importance of exploring options and saving to ensure a financially secure retirement.

Department News
Oct 25, 2021 4:00pm
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ETF Webinars Through the End of the Year

Be sure to include an ETF webinar or two in your busy fall and winter calendars! Learn how your WRS benefits work. Get your questions answered by an ETF benefits specialist. Make informed decisions throughout your career.