Department News
Mar 21, 2023 4:00pm

When Are 2023 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 2023 payments affected when the first falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday.

It's Your Choice: Health and Wellness News
Mar 14, 2023 4:00pm

Sleep Awareness Week 2023

Spring ahead they say. Yet, do you feel like you’re dragging behind after losing an hour of sleep? The National Sleep Foundation uses this week to provide education on the connection between sleep and your health and well-being.

Department News
Mar 8, 2023 11:00am

ETF Announces Annual Annuity Adjustments

ETF today announced annuity adjustments for Wisconsin Retirement System retirees. The Core annuity adjustment is 1.6% and the Variable annuity adjustment is -21% (a decrease).

Department News
Mar 1, 2023 2:00pm

In-Person Group Retirement Appointments Available Statewide

Did you know ETF is offering in-person group retirement appointments outside of the Madison area? ETF benefits specialists will be in the following cities from now through the end of June – 44 sessions total! See the complete schedule.

Department News
Feb 22, 2023 3:00pm

GIB Authorizes Negotiation of Wellness Contracts

GIB approves the issuance of a letter of intent to award contract(s) to WebMD for administering the Well Wisconsin Program, including well-being, mental health, and chronic condition management; reviews initiatives based on Healthcare Triple Aim guiding principles; sets the 2024 open enrollment period; and more.

It's Your Choice: Health and Wellness News
Feb 20, 2023 4:00pm

American Heart Month 2023

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for Americans according to the American Heart Association. Know the warning signs and when to call for help.  

Department News
Feb 15, 2023 11:30am

Webinar Combines WRS, WDC and Social Security Information

You’re invited to attend “Your Steppingstones to Retirement,” a free, educational webinar hosted by representatives from ETF, the Social Security Administration, and the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program.