ERA Schedule Development and the Updated ERA Technical Requirements and Reporting Procedures

Notice No.: 18-002
Date: Feb. 20, 2018
Applies to: All Employers
Subject: DRS Email 18-002, Employer Reporting Application Schedule Development and the Updated ERA Technical Requirements and Reporting Procedures

Schedule development is underway

DRS is continuing to work toward the launch of an Employer Reporting Application (ERA) system that best meets the needs of our employer partners. We will announce new rollout dates after we finish refining our project schedule. If you have questions or concerns about the rollout, please contact us at DRSERAOutreach@DRS.wa.gov or call Debbie Callar at 360-664-7167.

Updated Technical Requirements and Reporting Procedures

ERA Technical Requirements and Reporting Procedures have been further expanded and clarified. Topics covered include:

  • Why some employers will be scheduled to launch in groups, and not individualy
  • Updated data format options
  • Recommended and minimum configurations for browsers and devices

See the complete descriptions in the ERA Employer Technical Requirements and Reporting Procedures Version 4.0.

Please continue to share your questions with us.

If you have any questions regarding this DRS Notice, please contact Employer Support Services at 360-664-7200, option 2, or 800-547-6657, option 6, option 2; or email us.

About the Employer Reporting Application Project

DRS is modernizing its legacy information technology systems. The Employer Reporting Application (ERA) will streamline reporting, and help us provide better services to both our employer partners and our customers. Visit the ERA webpage for up-to-date information, including an ERA FAQ and other resources for employers.

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