WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 27, 2021 8:00am January 2021 Edition

January and February Webinars Set

ETF offers a full slate of retirement prep and benefits-related webinars every month. For January and February, we’ve got six great topics and 26 different sessions for you to choose from, including several evening timeslots.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 27, 2021 8:00am January 2021 Edition

ETF Projections for WRS Effective Rates and Annuity Adjustments

ETF projects annuity adjustments for the Core Trust Fund to be 4.7% to 5.1%, based on SWIB’s preliminary 2020 investment returns. Projections for effective rates are also good news. Find out how this will affect your Wisconsin Retirement System account.

Department News
Jan 26, 2021 11:00am
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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

ETF is working to ensure group health insurance members receive the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve got important information and resources about COVID-19 vaccine coverage, eligibility, and availability.

Department News
Jan 26, 2021 9:30am

Annuity Mailer/Statement Print Production Delays

A routine mailer/statement from ETF to retirees whose monthly payments are affected by changes in the federal tax tables has been delayed for approximately one week, due to print production issues.

Department News
Jan 20, 2021 4:00pm

Voelker Appointed ETF Secretary

The Employee Trust Funds Board has announced ETF Deputy Secretary John Voelker will become the next secretary of the department, effective April 5, 2021. Voelker will succeed Secretary Bob Conlin, who is stepping down in April after almost 10 years leading ETF.

Department News
Jan 12, 2021 9:00am

Office Closures Observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2021

ETF, including all customer service phone lines, will be closed for business Monday, January 18, 2021, due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. observance. Regular Customer Service Call Center hours (see below) will resume on Tuesday, January 19.

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