DRS Email 14-005, Statewide Training Workshops

  • Notice No.: 14-005
  • Date: May 6, 2014
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 14-005, Statewide Training Workshops

In order to provide on-going support and information to employers, Employer Support Services (ESS) is offering training at various locations throughout the state beginning May 22nd and continuing through September.

We have scheduled full-day classes again this year.

The topics covered will be:


  • Retirement Readiness
  • Overview of DRS retirement systems and plans
  • Eligibility and membership � learn the rules of eligibility and how to report an employee
  • Retirees
  • DRS internet � online member services


  • Reportable Compensation - learn how to determine if a payment is reportable or not
  • Status and type codes
  • Edit messages and transmittal reporting
  • Reconciling your DRS account
  • Making corrections via WBET
  • New legislation and other DRS news

We are happy to provide you the opportunity to learn more about retirement and look forward to meeting you in person. Our goal is to help you learn how we can make your job easier.

For those of you who can’t make it to one of our workshops we will also be offering several live WebEx sessions. You can access the same training from your own desktop.

Register for a workshop or WebEx session now.

If you have questions, please reply to this notice or call ESS at 360-664-7200 (option 2) or 800-547-6657 (option 6, option 2).