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The ERS website has a fresh new look and feel. We want the new website to be user friendly so we restructured and streamlined the content, making it is easier for you to find the information you may need.
Autumn officially begins on September 22, 2017— the Fall Equinox. Will we finally get a break from sweltering summer heat?
At its August 23 meeting, the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) Board of Trustees voted to adjust the assumed rate of return on investment of the ERS Retirement Trust Fund to 7.5%, down from 8%.
When she ran for a seat on the ERS Board of Trustees, she said she “had over 500,000 reasons to run.” We asked Melvin to tell us more about how she hopes to represent state employees’ interests as a Trustee.
HealthSelect members, as we reminded you last month, you should have received your new medical cards for the new plan year, which began September 1. As we mentioned, you will now have a card for your health care and one for your prescription drugs, along with other plans you may have enrolled in, such as dental and vision.
On August 19, 2017, the Employees Retirement System of Texas(ERS)launched its redesigned website and domain name.
On July 7, 2017, the LifePath® Portfolio Index Funds F replaced the Wells Fargo Dow Jones Target Date Funds.
For more than two decades, state employees have generously supported the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC).
Starting September 1, 2017, HealthSelectSM of Texas and HealthSelect Out-of-State participants will pay a higher copay for care at freestanding emergency rooms (ERs) that are not in the HealthSelect network.
On September 1, 2017, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) became the new plan administrator for HealthSelectSM of Texas and Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM.
Most evenings, ERS retiree Charlie Keen enjoys some of the most beautiful sunsets in Texas from the deck of his home overlooking Lake Travis.
Eligible HealthSelect participants can join Real Appeal, an online program to improve health and wellness.
Meet Virginia L. Harwell, the founder of Real Appeal
For 20 years, Thomas Barker-White has worked for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), currently as a statewide intake supervisor overseeing a staff of nine.