Department News
Dec 3, 2019 5:00pm

WDC Program Webinar - Get to Know Your Plan

Ever wondered what the difference is between a mutual fund and a collective trust fund? The Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program (WDC) is pleased to offer a webinar to help you understand what is similar and what is different about mutual funds and collective trust funds. 

Department News
Nov 26, 2019 2:00pm
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2019 Member Engagement Survey

ETF has sent the 2019 Member Engagement Survey via email to a random group of members. If you receive this anonymous and confidential survey, please complete it as soon as possible.

Department News
Nov 26, 2019 8:30am

Office Closure - Thanksgiving

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.

Department News
Nov 25, 2019 3:00pm

When Are Annuity Payments Available?

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.

WRS News Online for Employees
Nov 12, 2019 3:01pm Nov 2019 Edition

Contribution Rates to Increase Slightly in 2020

Required contribution rates for all Wisconsin Retirement System covered employees will increase slightly in 2020. The new rates go into effect for salaries and wages paid beginning January 1.

WRS News Online for Employees
Nov 12, 2019 3:01pm Nov 2019 Edition

Get a Flu Shot—Not the Flu

Flu season is approaching and typically runs through May—now is the time to get a flu vaccine! To stay in the clear this season, the CDC recommends a three-step approach. Plus, find out about workplace flu shot clinics near you.

WRS News Online for Employees
Nov 12, 2019 3:01pm Nov 2019 Edition
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Pay Attention to Year-End Deadlines

Here are some of the most frequent actions you can take regarding your benefits at this time of year, and associated deadlines.