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November 27, 2023
Income Continuation Insurance Coverage Changes Effective February 1, 2024
Effective February 1, 2024, the standard and supplemental coverage levels in the Income Continuation Insurance (ICI) Program will be consolidated into a single coverage level.

November 15, 2023
Benefit Insurance Premiums: Deduction Schedule Change
Starting in 2024, the payroll deduction schedule for most benefits will be changing.

November 13, 2023
Review/Update Your Address and Personal Information
Review and update your personal information, including address and payroll information, periodically to make sure all information is accurate.

November 10, 2023
University Staff: Use Paid Leave Before Year-End
University Staff employees are encouraged to plan ahead and schedule paid leave now to avoid losing hours that are not eligible for carry over into 2024.

November 10, 2023 · Updated: November 13, 2023
Reminder: Deadlines for Submitting Your Flexible Spending Account Claims
If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), make sure you meet the deadlines to incur and submit eligible expenses.

News Articles

November 17, 2023
Retirement Plan Contribution Limits Increase in 2024
UW 403(b) SRP and WDC (457) Program Contribution Limits to Increase in 2024

November 10, 2023
2024 Social Security Tax Wage Base Increase
The Social Security Tax wage base will increase in 2024.

November 8, 2023
What is an Explanation of Benefits (EOB)?
An Explanation of Benefits (EOB) statement shows claims information about the services provided during your health or dental visits.

November 6, 2023
2024 Benefits Highlights
Take a look at the benefits available for the upcoming calendar year.

September 1, 2023
WRS News Online, September 2023
WRS News Online is for active members of the Wisconsin Retirement System. The newsletter is a joint publication of the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) and the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB).

September 1, 2023
Deadlines to Use Floating Legal Holidays
Sunday, December 24, 2023 (Christmas Eve) and Sunday, December 31, 2023 (New Year’s Eve) are floating legal holidays which eligible employees must use by the deadline.

August 22, 2023
ETF In-Person Group Retirement Appointments
The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) is offering in-person group retirement appointments statewide.

August 8, 2023 · Updated: November 27, 2023
Register for your Flu Vaccine Appointment
The Well Wisconsin Program offers workplace flu vaccine clinics.

July 10, 2023 · Updated: October 4, 2023
Review Your Beneficiary Designations
When was the last time you reviewed your beneficiary designations?

May 16, 2023
Update on COVID-19 Test and Vaccine Coverage Information
The federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ended May 11, 2023. This may affect your health insurance coverage through the State Group Health Insurance Program.