DRS Employer Communications By Date

Communications sent to employers are listed in chronological order. Communications include DRS Notices and e-mails.

Communications of high interest are listed by Subject.

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  • Date: December 15, 2017
  • Email 17-020
  • Applies to: LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-020, Distribution of Retirement Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: November 6, 2017
  • Email 17-019
  • Applies to: LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-019, 2016-2017 Annual Retirement Statements Are Online
  • Date: October 13, 2017
  • Email 17-018
  • Applies to: LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-018, Employer Pickup of State Contributions on LEOFF Plan 2 Non-Employer Services
  • Date: October 4, 2017
  • Email 17-017
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-017, Employer Reporting Application Schedule Change
  • Date: August 25, 2017
  • Email 17-016
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-016, Employer Support Services Will Be Temporarily Unavailable
  • Date: July 27, 2017
  • Email 17-015
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-015, Contribution Rate Changes for PSERS, SERS, TRS and WSPRS
  • Date: July 25, 2017
  • Email 17-014
  • Applies to: LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-014, Employer Pickup of State Contributions on LEOFF Plan 2 Non-Employer Services
  • Date: July 3, 2017
  • Email 17-013
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-013, Confirming Contribution Rates for LEOFF, PERS, PSERS and WSPRS
  • Date: June 22, 2017
  • Email 17-012
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-012, Contingency Plan
  • Date: June 20, 2017
  • Email 17-011
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-011, ERA Schedule Change and Technical Requirement Clarification
  • Date: June 6, 2017
  • Email 17-010
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-010, Statement of Account Activity
  • Date: June 1, 2017
  • Email 17-009
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-009, Contribution Rates for LEOFF, PERS, PSERS and WSPRS
  • Date: April 13, 2017
  • Email 17-008
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-008, Benefits Summits Now Available
  • Date: March 28, 2017
  • Email 17-007
  • Applies to: All Employers except WSPRS
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-007, Employer Reporting Related to Workers’ Compensation/Temporary Duty Disability
  • Date: March 1, 2017
  • Email 17-006
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-006, Important Change to Overtime Reporting Procedures for the Employer Reporting Application (ERA)
  • Date: Feb. 15, 2017
  • Email 17-005
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-005, Retirement Webinar Schedule Now Available
  • Date: Feb. 7, 2017
  • Email 17-004
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-004, Reporting Accurate Separation Dates and Using a Retirement Checklist
  • Date: Jan. 30, 2017
  • Email 17-003
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-003, New Employer Reporting Application Release Date and Employer Technical Requirements
  • Date: Jan. 5, 2017
  • Email 17-002
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-002, Plan 3 January Transfer Opportunity
  • Date: Jan. 3, 2017
  • Email 17-001
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 17-001, Distribution of Retirement Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: Dec. 29, 2016
  • Email 16-021
  • Applies to: DCP Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-021, DCP Automatic Enrollment Begins Jan. 1
  • Date: Dec. 20, 2016
  • Email 16-020
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-020, Elected or Governor-Appointed Officials and Membership
  • Date: Dec. 19, 2016
  • Email 16-019
  • Applies to: School Districts, Charter Schools and Tribal Schools
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-019, Reporting TRS Plans 2 and 3 2008 ERF Retirees Returning to Work as Substitutes
  • Date: Dec. 12, 2016
  • Email 16-018
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-018, Retirement Reminders
  • Date: Oct. 20, 2016
  • Email 16-017
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-017, Redesigned Online Employer Handbook
  • Date: Sept. 30, 2016
  • Email 16-016
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-016, New Employee Option – Make DCP Contributions in Percent Amounts
  • Date: Sept. 28, 2016
  • Email 16-015
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-015, New Employer Online Service – Current Account Activity
  • Date: Aug. 26, 2016
  • Email 16-014
  • Applies to: Local Government Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-014, DCP Percentage Deferrals and Optional Automatic Enrollment
  • Date: Aug. 11, 2016
  • Email 16-013
  • Applies to: School Districts and Charter Schools
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-013, Reporting Structure Reminder Regarding 2008 ERF Retirees
  • Date: Aug. 11, 2016
  • Email 16-012
  • Applies to: State and Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-012, Automatic Enrollment for DCP Coming January 1, 2017
  • Date: Aug. 9, 2016
  • Email 16-011
  • Applies to: All employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-011, DRS Retirement Planning Seminars – Schedule for Fall 2016
  • Date: July 29, 2016
  • Email 16-010
  • Applies to: All employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-010, Employer Reporting Application Employer Impacts
  • Date: June 30, 2016
  • Email 16-009
  • Applies to: All employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-009, Employer Reporting Application Project Underway
  • Date: June 24, 2016
  • Email 16-008
  • Applies to: All employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-008, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: June 2, 2016
  • Email 16-007
  • Applies to: School Districts and Charter Schools
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-007, Retired Teachers Who Took 2008 ERFs Can Substitute Teach
  • Date: March 10, 2016
  • Email 16-006
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-006, Employees Can Update Beneficiary Information Online
  • Date: February 22, 2016
  • Email 16-005
  • Applies to: DCP Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-005, Delivery Method of the DCP Deferral Amount Change Report
  • Date: February 12, 2016
  • Email 16-004
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-004, Plan 3 record keeper transition update
  • Date: January 27, 2016
  • Email 16-003
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-003, Elected or Governor-Appointed Officials and Membership
  • Date: January 8, 2016
  • Email 16-002
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-002, Mailing to Plan 3 members regarding March record keeper transition
  • Date: January 6, 2016
  • Email 16-001
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 16-001, Distribution of Outlook newsletter
  • Date: Dec. 10, 2015
  • Email 15-025
  • Applies to: Education Employers
  • Subject: Rule Changes for Certain Retirees Who Return to Work
  • Date: Dec.3, 2015
  • Email 15-024
  • Applies to: DCP Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-024, DCP Reporting Reminders
  • Date: Nov. 13, 2015
  • Email 15-023
  • Applies to: Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-023, Annual Retirement Statements Are Online
  • Date: Sept. 21, 2015
  • Email 15-022
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-022, Postponement of Record Keeper Transition Date REVISION
  • Date: Sept. 18, 2015
  • Email 15-021
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-021, Postponement of Record Keeper Transition Date
  • Date: August 31, 2015
  • Email 15-020
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-020, New contribution rates for WSPRS members 
  • Date: August 10, 2015
  • Email 15-019
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-019, Mailing to Plan 3 members regarding October record keeper transition
  • Date: August 04, 2015
  • Email 15-018
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-018, Contribution Rates Changes for SERS and TRS
  • Date: August 03, 2015
  • Email 15-017
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-017, Retirement Planning and Seminar Schedule
  • Date: July 30, 2015
  • Email 15-016
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-016, New eServices Enhancements
  • Date: July 2, 2015
  • Email 15-015
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-015, Updates to the DRS Online Retirement Application
  • Date: July 1, 2015
  • Email 15-014
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-014, Confirming Contribution Rates for PERS, PSERS, and WSPRS
  • Date: June 29, 2015
  • Email 15-013
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-013, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: June 23, 2015
  • Email 15-012
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-012, Contingency Plan
  • Date: June 16, 2015
  • Email 15-011
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-011, Plan 3 Field Education
  • Date: June 15, 2015
  • Email 15-010
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-010, June Update - Record Keeper Changes
  • Date: June 4, 2015
  • Email 15-009
  • Applies to: PERS and Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS email 15-009, Technical Correction for Retiree Return to Work Restrictions Passes
  • Date: June 2, 2015
  • Email 15-008
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS email 15-008, Participating Employer Financial Information
  • Date: May 29, 2015
  • Email 15-007
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS email 15-007, New Contribution Rates
  • Date: March 31, 2015
  • Email 15-006
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: New report available in eServices
  • Date: February 18, 2015
  • Email 15-005
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Employer Support Services Update
  • Date: February 2, 2015
  • Email 15-004
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: eServices Improvements
  • Date: January 9, 2015
  • Email 15-003
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: New Centralized Process for DRS Member Information Requests
  • Date: January 7, 2015
  • Email 15-002
  • Applies to: PERS and Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: Potential Changes to Retiree Return to Work Rules
  • Date: January 7, 2015
  • Email 15-001
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: GASB Census Data Testing
  • Date: December 23, 2014
  • Email 14-020
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Outlook Newsletter and New Record Keeper
  • Date: December 19, 2014
  • Email 14-019
  • Applies to: TRS Employers
  • Subject: TRS Plan 3 Rate Window Reminder
  • Date: December 16, 2014
  • Email 14-018
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Elected/Governor Appointed Officials and Membership
  • Date: December 16, 2014
  • Email 14-017
  • Applies to: Educational Employer
  • Subject: 2013 – 2014 Annual Retirement Statements are Online
  • Date: October 28, 2014
  • Email 14-016
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Retirement Planning and Seminar Schedule
  • Date: October 20, 2014
  • Email 14-015
  • Applies to: DCP Employers
  • Subject: National Save for Retirement Week
  • Date: October 6, 2014
  • E-mail 14-014
  • Applies to: PERS and Higher Education Employers
  • DRS Email 14-014,  Retiree Return to Work Rule Implementation as Required by Law for ESHB 1981
  • Date: September 22, 2014
  • E-mail 14-013
  • Applies to: School District Employers
  • DRS Email 14-013, Teachers Pension Advisory Services Mailing Incorrect, Misleading Information
  • Date: August 22, 2014
  • E-mail 14-012
  • Applies to: TRS Employers
  • DRS Email 14-012, TRS Plan 3 Rate Window Reminder
  • Date: July 24, 2014
  • E-mail 14-011
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • DRS Email 14-011, Retirement Planning and Seminar
  • Date: July 17, 2014
  • E-mail 14-010
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • DRS Email 14-010, Website update coming in August
  • Date: June 19, 2014
  • E-mail 14-009
  • Applies to: Cities, Counties, and Political Subdivisions
  • DRS Email 14-009, Holiday Leave Banks
  • Date: June 17, 2014
  • E-mail 14-008
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • DRS Email 14-008, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: June 3, 2014
  • E-mail 14-007
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 14-007, Contribution Rates
  • Date: May 30, 2014
  • E-mail 14-006
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 14-006, eServices availability and Edit Message Change
  • Date: May 6, 2014
  • E-mail 14-005
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 14-005, Statewide Training Workshops
  • Date: May 5, 2014
  • E-mail 14-004
  • Applies to: State Agencies
  • Subject: DRS Email 2014-004, Furlough and TSR verification requests for state agency employees
  • Date: February 27, 2014
  • E-mail 2014-003
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 2014-003, GASB Pension Reporting Standards - New online resource center and survey reminder
  • Date: February 20, 2014
  • E-mail 2014-002
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 2014-002, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: February 12, 2014
  • E-mail 2014-001
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 2014-001, New Pension Reporting Standards - Request for Information
  • Date: December 13, 2013
  • E-mail 13-029
  • Applies to: LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-029, Contract Review Process Update
  • Date: December 5, 2013
  • E-mail 13-028
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-028, My Documents now available in eServices
  • Date: December 3, 2013
  • E-mail 13-027
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-027, Elected/Governor Appointed Officials and Transferring to Plan 3 Reminder
  • Date: November 26, 2013
  • E-mail 13-026
  • Applies to: TRS Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-026, TRS Plan 3 Rate Window Reminder
  • Date: November 13, 2013
  • E-mail 13-025
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-025, Retirement Planning and Seminar Schedule
  • E-mail 13-024
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-024, National Save for Retirement Week
  • Date: October 7, 2013
  • E-mail 13-023
  • Applies to: School Districts and Educational Service Districts
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-023, Charter School membership eligibility with DRS plans
  • Date: October 7, 2013
  • E-mail 13-022
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-022, PERS and TRS Plan 1 retirement planning seminars
  • Date: September 13, 2013
  • E-mail 13-021
  • Applies to: LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-021, Independent Contractor Verification - Action Required
  • Date: July 25, 2013
  • E-mail 13-020
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-020, Contribution Rate Changes for PERS, PSERS, LEOFF, SERS, TRS, and WSPRS
  • Date: July 22, 2013
  • E-mail 13-019
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-019, Members' Administrative Factors are set to Change October 1, 2013, and Summer 2013 Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: July 17, 2013
  • E-mail 13-018
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-018, Retirement Planning and Seminar Schedule
  • Date: July 11, 2013
  • E-mail 13-017
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-017, Verification of Expenditure Reduction Effort for 2009-2013
  • Date: July 1, 2013
  • E-mail 13-016
  • Applies to: PERS, PSERS, and LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-016, Contribution Rate Changes for PERS, PSERS, and LEOFF
  • Date: June 21, 2013
  • E-mail 13-015
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-015, New GASB Standards
  • Date: June 20, 2013
  • E-mail 13-014
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-014, Contingency Plan
  • Date: June 14, 2013
  • E-mail 13-013
  • Applies to: Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-013, Employer Clarification of ESHB 1981
  • Date: May 31, 2013
  • E-mail 13-012
  • Applies to: PERS, LEOFF and PSERS Employer
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-012, Employer Contribution Rate Changes for PERS, PSERS, and LEOFF
  • Date: May 30, 2013
  • E-mail 13-011
  • Applies to: LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-011, Independent Contractor
  • Date: May 30, 2013
  • E-mail 13-010
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-010, Statewide Training Workshops
  • Date: May 28, 2013
  • E-mail 13-009
  • Applies to: Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-009, HERP Supplemental Benefit Fund Contribution Rate Change
  • Date: May 8, 2013
  • E-mail 13-008
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-008, Public Service Recognition Week
  • Date: May 7, 2013
  • E-mail 13-007
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-007, Employer Satisfaction Criteria
  • Date: February 26, 2013
  • E-mail 13-006
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-006, Washington Saves Week
  • Date: January 16, 2013
  • E-mail 13-005
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-005, Administrative Rate Change
  • Date: January 10, 2013
  • E-mail 13-004
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-004, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: January 4, 2013
  • E-mail 13-003
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-003, Elected/Governor Appointed Officials and Transferring to Plan 3 Reminder
  • Date: January 3, 2013
  • E-mail 13-002
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-002, All-in-one retirement account access
  • Date:January 2, 2013
  • E-mail 13-001
  • Applies to: TRS Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 13-001, TRS Plan 3 Rate Window Reminder
  • Date:November 15, 2012
  • E-mail 12-017
  • Applies to: Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-017, 2011-2012 Annual Retirement Statements are Online
  • Date: October 19, 2012
  • E-mail 12-016
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-016, National Save for Retirement Week
  • Date: October 12, 2012
  • E-mail 12-015
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-015, Retirement Planning and Seminar Schedule
  • Date: August 30, 2012
  • E-mail 12-014
  • Applies to: School District Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-014, How the Pension Reform bill affects substitutes
  • Date: July 19, 2012
  • E-mail 12-013
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-013, Employer Newsletter
  • Date: July 20, 2012
  • E-mail 12-012
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-012, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: July 19, 2012
  • E-mail 12-011
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-011, Retirement Planning and Seminar Schedule
  • Date: July 9, 2012
  • E-mail 12-010
  • Applies to: DCP Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-010, DCP Survey
  • Date: May 16, 2012
  • E-mail 12-009
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-009, New Online Retirement Application
  • Date: May 02, 2012
  • E-mail 12-008
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-008, Payment Address and ePay
  • Date: May 02, 2012
  • E-mail 12-007
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-007, Employer Contribution Rate Changes for PERS, PSERS, SERS and TRS
  • Date: April 18, 2012
  • E-mail 12-006
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-006, Proposed Contribution Rate Changes for PERS, PSERS, and SERS
  • Date: March 07, 2012
  • E-mail 12-005
  • Applies to: Non Educational Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-005, 2011 Annual Retirement Statements are Online
  • Date: February 17, 2012
  • E-mail 12-004
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-004, America and Washington Saves
  • Date: January 09, 2012
  • E-mail 12-003
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-003, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: January 05, 2012
  • E-mail 12-002
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-002, Elected/Governor Appointed Officials and Transferring to Plan 3 Reminder
  • Date: January 03, 2012
  • E-mail 12-001
  • Applies to: TRS Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 12-001, TRS Plan 3 Rate Window Reminder
  • Date: December 23, 2011
  • E-mail 11-038
  • Applies to: Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-038, Employer Reporting Change for Retirees Working in HERP-eligible Positions
  • Date: December 2, 2011
  • E-mail 11-037
  • Applies to: Non-Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-037, Retiree Return to Work Update
  • Date: November 18, 2011
  • E-mail 11-036
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-036, Retiree Return to Work TRS and PERS Plan 1 Letters
  • Date: November 16, 2011
  • E-mail 11-035
  • Applies to: Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-035, 2010-2011 Annual Retirement Statements are Online
  • Date: November 02, 2011
  • E-mail 11-034
  • Applies to: Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-034, ESHB 1981 Update for Higher Education Employers - Retirees who Return to Work and System Choice
  • Date: October 17, 2011
  • E-mail 11-033
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-033, Retirement Planning and Seminar Schedule
  • Date: October 10, 2011
  • E-mail 11-032
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-032, National Save for Retirement Week
  • Date: October 10, 2011
  • E-mail 11-031
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-031, Plan 3 and DCP investment fund lineup change - reminder mailing
  • Date: October 04, 2011
  • E-mail 11-030
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-030, HB 2070 Benefit Calculation Protections
  • Date: October 04, 2011
  • E-mail 11-029
  • Applies to: Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-029, ESHB 1981 Higher Education Employers – HERP Supplemental Benefit Fund
  • Date: September 12, 2011
  • E-mail 11-028
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-028, Re-Engineering the Employer Information System
  • Date: September 09, 2011
  • E-mail 11-027
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-027, Transition Guide
  • Date: August 22, 2011
  • E-mail 11-026
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-026, New Plan 3 and DCP/JRA Investment Fund Lineups
  • Date: August 19, 2011
  • E-mail 11-025
  • Applies to: DCP Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-025, New DCP Publications and Enrollment Form
  • Date: August 3, 2011
  • E-mail 11-024
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-024, Contribution Rate Correction for TRS and SERS
  • Date: July 27, 2011
  • E-mail 11-023
  • Applies to: All LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-023, LEOFF Plan 2 Contribution Rates
  • Date: July 22, 2011
  • E-mail 11-022 ***Please see E-mail 11-024 for correct TRS and SERS rates***
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-022, New Contribution Rates for TRS, SERS, PERS and PSERS
  • Date: July 20, 2011
  • E-mail 11-021
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-021, Employer Newsletter
  • Date: July 6, 2011
  • E-mail 11-020
  • Applies to: State Agency Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-020, Reporting Lump Sum Payments to DCP
  • Date: July 1, 2011
  • E-mail 11-019
  • Applies to: Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-019, System Choice between PERS/TRS Plan 3 and HERP
  • Date: June 29, 2011
  • E-mail 11-018
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-018, HB1625 Plan 3 default change
  • Date: June 27, 2011
  • E-mail 11-017
  • Applies to: Higher Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-017, ESHB 1981, System Choice between PERS/TRS Plan 3 and HERP
  • Date: June 15, 2011
  • E-mail 11-016
  • Applies to: School District and Educational Service District Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-016, Health Insurance Coverage Update
  • Date: May 31, 2011
  • E-mail 11-014
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-014, Contribution Rate Changes
  • Date: May 26, 2011
  • E-mail 11-013
  • Applies to: Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-013, ESHB 1981 Post Retirement Employment
  • Date: May 25, 2011
  • E-mail 11-012
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-012, Plan 3 default change
  • Date: May 17, 2011
  • E-mail 11-011
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-011, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: May 02, 2011
  • E-mail 11-010
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-010, Statewide Training Workshops
  • Date: April 21, 2011
  • E-mail 11-009
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Email 11-009, DRS Temporary Layoff April 22, 2011
  • Date: March 25, 2011
  • E-mail 11-008
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-008, DRS Temporary Layoff March 28, 2011
  • Date: March 14, 2011
  • E-mail 11-007
  • Applies to: Non Education Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-007, 2010 Annual Retirement Statements are Online
  • Date: February 18, 2011
  • E-mail 11-006
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-006, America and Washington Saves
  • Date: February 18, 2011
  • E-mail 11-005
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-005, DRS Temporary Layoff February 22, 2011
  • Date: February 02, 2011
  • E-mail 11-004
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-004, Employer Newsletter
  • Date: January 27, 2011
  • E-mail 11-003
  • Applies to: DCP Employers
  • Subject: Email 11-003, DCP Deferral Opportunity
  • Date: January 26, 2011
  • E-mail 11-002
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Email 11-002, DRS Temporary Layoff January 28, 2011
  • Date: January 07, 2011
  • E-mail 11-001
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 11-001, Elected/Governor Appointed Officials and Transferring to Plan 3 Reminder
  • Date: December 29, 2010
  • E-mail 10-025
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-025, TRS Plan 3 Rate Window Reminder
  • Date: December 23, 2010
  • E-mail 10-024
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-024, DRS Temporary Layoff December 27, 2010
  • Date: November 09, 2010
  • E-mail 10-023
  • Applies to: Educational Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 10-023, 2009 - 2010 Annual Retirement Statements are Online
  • Date: October 21, 2010
  • E-mail 10-022
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 10-022, Retirement Planning and Seminar Schedule
  • Date: October 14, 2010
  • E-mail 10-021
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 10-021, National Save for Retirement Week
  • Date: October 7, 2010
  • E-mail 10-020
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 10-020, DRS Temporary Layoff October 11, 2010
  • Date: September 2, 2010
  • E-mail 10-019
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-019, DRS Temporary Layoff September 7, 2010
  • Date: August 16, 2010
  • E-mail 10-018
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-018, Furlough/Temporary Layoff
  • Date: August 4, 2010
  • E-mail 10-017
  • Applies to: All LEOFF Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-017, LEOFF Plan 2 Contribution Rates
  • Date: August 3, 2010
  • E-mail 10-016
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-016, DRS Temporary Layoff August 6, 2010
  • Date: July 27, 2010
  • E-mail 10-015
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-015, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: July 15, 2010
  • E-mail 10-014
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-014, Employer Newsletter
  • Date: July 15, 2010
  • E-mail 10-013
  • Applies to: WSPRS Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-013, WSPRS Supplemental Rates for 2010
  • Date: July 15, 2010
  • E-mail 10-012
  • Applies to: SERS Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-012, SERS Supplemental Rates for 2010
  • Date: July 01, 2010
  • E-mail 10-011
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-011, DRS Temporary Layoff July 6, 2010
  • Date: June 11, 2010
  • E-mail 10-010
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-010, Employer Statewide Training Workshops
  • Date: June 10, 2010
  • E-mail 10-009
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-009, Legislative Summary
  • Date: May 28, 2010
  • E-mail 10-008
  • Applies to: DCP/JRA Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-008, New DCP Record Keeper
  • Date: March 8, 2010
  • E-mail 10-007b
  • Applies to: Non Educational Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-007b, Annual Retirement Statements are Online
  • Date: March 8, 2010
  • E-mail 10-007a
  • Applies to: PERS, LEOFF Non Educational Employer
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-007a, Annual Retirement Statements are Online
  • Date: March 1, 2010
  • E-mail 10-006
  • Applies to: Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-006, Educational Opportunities
  • Date: February 23, 2010
  • E-mail 10-005
  • Applies to: Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-005, 2009 Summary Annual Financial Report
  • Date: February 18, 2010
  • E-mail 10-004
  • Applies to: Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-004, Employer Newsletter
  • Date: February 04, 2010
  • E-mail 10-003
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-003, Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: January 07, 2010
  • E-mail 10-002
  • Applies to: PERS, SERS, TRS, Elected/Governor Appointed Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-002, Elected/Governor Appointed Officials and Transferring to Plan 3 Reminder
  • Date: January 04, 2010
  • E-mail 10-001
  • Applies to: TRS Employers
  • Subject: TRS Plan 3 Rate Window Reminder
  • Date: December 02, 2009
  • E-mail 09-019
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Retirement Planning and Seminar Schedule
  • Date: September 29, 2009
  • E-mail 09-018
  • Applies to: Educational Employers
  • Subject: New Process for Annual Statements Distribution
  • Date: August 26, 2009
  • E-mail 09-017
  • Applies to: PERS, SERS
  • Subject: SB 5303 PERS to SERS Auto Transfer
  • Date: August 24, 2009
  • E-mail 09-016
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: No Cost Interruptive Military Service
  • Date: August 21, 2009
  • E-mail 09-015
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Department of Retirement Systems launches newly designed website
  • Date: August 6, 2009
  • E-mail 09-014
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: August 4, 2009
  • E-mail 09-013
  • Applies to: SERS
  • Subject: Contribution Rate Changes for SERS
  • Date: July 23, 2009
  • E-mail 09-012
  • Applies to: LEOFF
  • Subject: Supplemental Rate Increase for LEOFF
  • Date: July 21, 2009
  • E-mail 09-011
  • Applies to: PERS, PSERS, SERS, and WSPRS
  • Subject: **NEW** Contribution Rate Changes for PERS, PSERS, SERS and WSPRS
  • Date: July 20, 2009
  • E-mail 09-010
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: SB 6157 (Furlough)
  • Date: July 10, 2009
  • E-mail 09-009
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Employer Newsletter
  • Date: June 19, 2009
  • E-mail 09-008
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Employer Statewide Training Workshops
  • Date: June 1, 2009
  • E-mail 09-007
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Contribution Rate Changes
  • Date: March 12, 2009
  • E-mail 09-006
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Employer Statewide Training Workshops
  • Date: February 23, 2009
  • E-mail 09-005
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: New Process for Annual Statements Distribution
  • Date: February 19, 2009
  • E-mail 09-004
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Reporting Change for Highly Compensated Individuals
  • Date: January 7, 2009
  • E-mail 09-003
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: TRS Plan 3 Rate Window Reminder
  • Date: January 7, 2009
  • E-mail 09-002
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Transferring to Plan 3 and Elected Officials Reminder
  • Date: January 6, 2009
  • E-mail 09-001
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: New instructions for 2008 Early Retirement Factors and Retirees
  • Date: December 12, 2008
  • E-mail 08-020
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Distribution of Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: December 1, 2008
  • E-mail 08-019
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Heart Act of 2008 - Differential wage payments
  • Date: September 15, 2008
  • E-mail 08-018
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Annual Statements and Sequencing
  • Date: September 15, 2008
  • E-mail 08-017
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: 2008 Early Retirement Factors and Retirees Update
  • Date: September 3, 2008
  • E-mail 08-016
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Transition Guide
  • Date: September 2, 2008
  • E-mail 08-015
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Plan Choice Booklet Ordering and Update
  • Date: August 7, 2008
  • E-mail 08-014
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Early Retirement Factors and Retirees
  • Date: June 17, 2008
  • E-mail 08-013
  • Applies to: DCP, JRS, LEOFF, PERS, PSERS, SERS, TRS, WSPRS, Elected Official Employers
  • Subject: Employer Statewide Training Workshops, Phase 2
  • Date: June 4, 2008
  • E-mail 08-012
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Retirement Outlook Newsletter
  • Date: June 3, 2008
  • E-mail 08-011
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Contribution Rate Changes
  • Date: March 13, 2008
  • E-mail 08-010
  • Applies to: JRS, LEOFF, PERS, PSERS, SERS, TRS, WSPRS, Elected Official Employers
  • Subject: Employer Statewide Training Workshops, Phase 1
  • Date: February 26, 2008
  • E-mail 08-009
  • Applies to: School District and Educational Service District, Elected Official Employers
  • Subject: America and Washington Saves
  • Date: February 26, 2008
  • E-mail 08-008
  • Applies to: State Agency Employers
  • Subject: America and Washington Saves
  • Date: February 6, 2008
  • E-mail 08-007
  • Applies to: LEOFF, JRS, PERS, PSERS and WSPRS Employers
  • Subject: Annual Statements & Sequencing
  • Date: February 5, 2008
  • E-mail 08-006
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Link to 2007 DRS Summary Annual Financial Report
  • Date: January 6, 2008
  • E-mail 08-004
  • Applies to: DCP Employers
  • Subject: DCP Hardship Withdrawal Information
  • Date: January 6, 2008
  • E-mail 08-003
  • Applies to: TRS Employers
  • Subject: TRS Plan 3 Rate Window Reminder
  • Date: January 6, 2008
  • E-mail 08-002
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Transferring to Plan 3 and Elected Officials Reminder
  • Date: January 4, 2008
  • E-mail 08-001
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: Distribution of Outlook Newsletter

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