WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2020 12:00pm January 2020 Edition

Legislative Update—by Tarna Hunter, ETF Government Relations Director

The Wisconsin Legislature is expected to conclude the 2019-2020 session this spring. As of WRS News Online deadlines, here are the latest bills affecting the benefit programs administered by the Department of Employee Trust Funds.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2020 12:00pm January 2020 Edition

Well Wisconsin is Back and Better for 2020!

Well Wisconsin is Back and Better for 2020! What's new in 2020 for the Well Wisconsin Program? A new portal, for one thing! Watch a new video and learn about the many cool new features and programs to keep you on track with your health and wellness goals.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2020 12:00pm January 2020 Edition

WDC Program Monthly Fees Increased January 1

WDC Program Monthly Fees Increase January 1
Effective January 1, 2020, monthly administrative fees paid by Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program participants increased by an average of 6.5%. The WDC is self- supporting; fees pay for expenses such as account record keeping and auditing services.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2020 12:00pm Volume 6 - 2020

Palmer Appointed to SWIB Board of Trustees

Palmer Appointed to SWIB Board of Trustees
Kristi Palmer has been appointed to serve on the SWIB Board of Trustees as a public member.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2020 12:00am January 2020 Edition

Trustees Win Allocators’ Choice Award

Trustees Win Allocators’ Choice Award
The SWIB Board of Trustees received Institutional Investor’s Allocators’ Choice Award for Investment Committee/Board of the Year. The Board has demonstrated a continued commitment to a strong governance structure, active internal management and a sophisticated investment strategy, building out technology, and hiring the best talent to manage the WRS trust funds.

It's Your Choice: Health and Wellness News
Jan 22, 2020 5:00pm

HSA Reminders, New Wellness Resources

Important reminders regarding Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and New Year = New Wellness Resources = New You!

Department News
Jan 13, 2020 5:00pm

Office Closures Observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

ETF, including all customer service phone lines, will be closed for business Monday, January 20, 2020, due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. observance. Regular office and Customer Service Call Center hours (see below) will resume on Tuesday, January 21.


Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Customer Service Call Center Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Department News
Jan 6, 2020 12:00am

Tax Information for Retirees

If you are a retired Wisconsin Retirement System member, please note the following important notices.