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Employer Online Resources

As an ASRS Employer Administrator, we know you have a lot of complicated responsibilities and tasks. We've got resources to make things easier...

Employer Data Security Tips

In our current business environment, we all must take additional steps to safeguard data. Here are some suggestions that may assist you in these efforts.

2016 Employer Conference

Every year, in the late summer and early fall, the ASRS hosts its Employer Conference sessions at locations throughout the state.  Employer Relations is excited to announce a new format for the 2016 Employer Conference! 

New Employer Manual: Coming Soon!

The Employer Manual is getting a makeover!  The ASRS relies on its participating employers to provide information necessary for the efficient operation of the retirement plan. The Employer Manual was designed to assist you with the many processes involved, including:

Ending Payroll Verification Form

It's peak retirement season and the ASRS is expecting more than 5,000 new retirees this summer.  The primary document needed for most of them is the Ending Payroll Verification (EPV) form. During these busy times, it’s helpful when the EPV is completed accurately and in a timely manner. 

Employer Secure Messaging: Helpful Hints

Thank you for the feedback on the Employer Secure Messaging application! Of the feedback we have received, the most frequent suggestion is the ability to attach multiple files. 

Enhanced Employer Return to Work Form

The ASRS just launched a new release of the Review Return to Work Forms application for employer users.  This enhancement enables employer users to export the information on an approved form to a PDF file before submitting it to the ASRS. 

New Alternate Contribution Rule

The ASRS has established a new rule in the Arizona Administrative Code to address the Alternate Contribution Rate (ACR) Employers must pay to the ASRS for each retiree the Employer hires directly.

Final Legislative Updates from the 52nd Legislature, Second Regular Session

The 52nd Legislature – Second Regular Session adjourned on May 7. The effective date for legislation signed into law is August 6, 2016, unless otherwise noted. The following bills related to the Arizona State Retirement System have been passed by the legislature and signed into law by the Governor.

Terminated Employees and Enrollments

If a terminated employee is unenrolled and contacts ASRS within six months of their termination, they will be referred back to their former employer to complete the enrollment process. Read on for how to manage terminated & unenrolled employees...

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