Ethics Policies and Related Information (pdf)

It is important for an organization to have a strong ethical culture, and ERS is committed to encouraging ethical behavior among its staff as reflected in ERS’ policies and by requiring annual ethics training. 

Fraud Policy

The purpose of this policy is to minimize the impact of all potential or actual fraudulent or illegal acts at ERS.


Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Leave Policies (pdf)

ERS understands that work-life balance is important for today’s workforce. To help employees at ERS achieve this balance, we offer flexible works schedules, part-time telecommuting, wellness incentives and a variety of paid time off.

Nondiscrimination/Accessibility (pdf)

ERS complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. ERS provides language aids and services at no cost, such as written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats), qualified interpreters and written information in other languages.

Open Records Policy

The open records policy gives you the right to access government records without providing a reason for the request. All government information is available to the public. Certain exceptions may apply.

Public Information Requests (pdf)

The Employees Retirement System of Texas’ (ERS) Report on Procedures for Charging and Collecting Fees for Providing Copies of Public Information pursuant to Public Information Requests Made under Chapter 552 of the Texas Government Code.

Social Media Policy

Outlines content posting guidelines, terms of services, and privacy related to Facebook. (updated March 2016)

Website Accessibility Policy

Guidelines for website accessibility. All web pages that are built, updated or revised by ERS must comply with Section 508 requirements.

Website Link Policy

ERS does not endorse any of the products, vendors, consultants, or documentation referenced in this website.

Website Privacy Policy

ERS created this website to enhance public access to agency information. We strive to keep information on this site timely and accurate.