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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 23, the ERS Board of Trustees made important decisions about your benefits. These decisions were aimed at protecting your retirement security while also allowing the state to fulfill its commitments to future retirees.
Annual Fall Enrollment 2017 for Medicare–eligible retirees
Generally, direct-deposit annuities are sent on the last business day of the month and paper checks are mailed on the second-to-last business day of the month.
For more than 20 years, internal auditor Catherine A. Melvin, has excelled in a job that is little understood and under- appreciated–that is, until her efforts helped an organization achieve its goals and objectives...
On August 19, 2017, the Employees Retirement System of Texas(ERS)launched its redesigned website and domain name.
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.