Department News
Dec 17, 2019 5:00pm

When Are 2020 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 2020 payments affected when the first falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday.

It's Your Choice: Health and Wellness News
Dec 17, 2019 5:00pm

New Well Wisconsin, Pre-Tax Reminders

New and Improved Well Wisconsin for 2020. Starting in January 2020, the Well Wisconsin portal will be all new — new dashboard, new challenges, new goal tracking.
Pre-Tax Accounts Reminders. Members with a TASC debit card will be deactivated and no longer work beginning January 1, 2020 for the following accounts: Health Care FSA, Limited Purpose FSA, Dependent Day Care FSA, and Transit and Parking Accounts.

Department News
Dec 17, 2019 5:00pm

Holiday Closings of ETF Offices

The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF), including all customer service phone lines, will be closed for business on Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday December 25 and Tuesday, December 31 and Wednesday, January 1. ETF’s customer service call center staff will be available beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 26 and Thursday, January 2. Building hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wisconsin Retirement System members are encouraged to utilize ETF’s website to view and print forms, brochures and review online videos.

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
Photo of survey on laptop

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.