The information pertains to an appeal by a number of employees working in county jails throughout the state (jailers) of Wisconsin. The appeal was based on their employer’s determination that they should be reported to the Wisconsin Retirement System as General Category employees instead of protective category employees with Social Security.
This paper provides comparative data on rates of early retirement among WRS members. Early retirement from the WRS is when a member retires within the window between their minimum retirement age and their statutory normal retirement date.
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Wisconsin law requires the WRS participant to complete this form and submit it ETF when a portion of the participant’s account is awarded to an alternate payee via a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO).