Title Description Audience Date
Employer Bulletin: New, Redesigned Website Coming Soon

An exciting change is coming to ETF. Later this month, ETF will launch a redesigned website. The redesign took into account both member and employer feedback. The new site will lower customer effort across all touchpoints, providing an effortless customer experience with one stop, fewer clicks and increased satisfaction.

Local Employer, State Employer 06-12-2019
Employer Bulletin: Local Annuitant Health Program (LAHP): Insurance Option for Eligible Retirees

LAHP is available to retirees and their dependents whose employer does not participate in the Wisconsin Public Employers Group Health Insurance Program (WPE-GHIP), but does participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Local Employer 06-06-2019
Employer Bulletin: It’s Your Choice 2020 Open Enrollment Period, Kickoff Meeting Dates Set

The Group Insurance Board established the 2020 It’s Your Choice open enrollment period to be
September 30 - October 25, 2019.

Local Employer 06-03-2019
Employer Bulletin: It’s Your Choice Open 2020 Enrollment Period, Kickoff Meeting Dates Set

The Group Insurance Board established the 2020 It’s Your Choice open enrollment period to be September 30 - October 25, 2019.

State Employer 06-03-2019
Employer Bulletin: Distribution for the 2020 It’s Your Choice Guide (Employer Response Required)

Please notify ETF by July 19, 2019 of your intent to go completely electronic, or whether you will need copies of the paper guide.

Local Employer, State Employer 05-16-2019
Employer Bulletin: Consider Participating in the Wisconsin Public Employers Group Health Insurance Program

Have you considered joining the WPE Group Health Insurance program? This program is authorized by the Group Insurance Board and available to employers participating in the WRS, and local government employers that do not participate in the WRS and are separate from Social Security entities.

Local Employer 05-01-2019
Employer Bulletin: WRS Annual Statement of Benefits

The Wisconsin Retirement System annual Statement of Benefits (dated January 1, 2019) will soon be delivered for employer distribution to active employees with WRS contribution balances as of December 31, 2018. Please distribute these according to the instructions and guidelines listed in this bulletin.

Local Employer, State Employer 04-03-2019
Employer Bulletin: Action Required: New Employer Resolution Must be Submitted by October 1, 2019

All participating local employers must submit a completed new resolution because the original resolution is no longer correct. The new resolution must be submitted to ETF as soon as possible, no later than October 1, 2019.

Local Employer 03-15-2019
Employer Bulletin: Spring 2019 WRS Preparing for Your Retirement Presentations

ETF retirement specialists are offering free WRS employee benefit presentations in person around the state and via live online webinars this spring.

Local Employer, State Employer 02-26-2019
Employer Bulletin: 2019 Well Wisconsin Program

The Well Wisconsin Program is available to subscribers and spouses enrolled in the State of Wisconsin or Wisconsin Public Employers Group Health Insurance Program. This bulletin highlights key points for 2019.

Local Employer, State Employer 01-08-2019