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Employers: Assisting Your Employees with ASRS Enrollment

Have any of your employees ever asked about the mandatory contributions to the ASRS that come out of each and every paycheck? Help us ensure your employees understand the value of their ASRS membership!

Employers: Following the Rules

In an effort to reduce confusion among ASRS members and Employers, the ASRS is promulgating approximately five new rules that identify the various types of compensation that are used for ASRS purposes.  Effective January 1, 2018, the ASRS contributions and benefits will be based, in part, on the following compensation types:

Employers: Updated Contribution Reporting Information

Read on for employer resource updates pertaining to last spring's Arizona Supreme Court ruling regarding ASRS compensation and employer-paid contributions:

Employers: How Old is That Form?

How old is that form you're using? If it's outdated, it may be rejected! Here's how to find out if you're using current and valid forms:

Employer: Turnaround Times

It is not uncommon for employees who have questions about their retirement benefits to go straight to their benefits office rather than contacting the ASRS. Here are a few of the most commonly askes questions:

Employers: 2018 Retiree Open Enrollment

The ASRS Retiree Open Enrollment period is starting soon - here's what they need to know:

Employer LTD Claims Portal

Broadspire has created a portal for employer and employees to use to access Long Term Disability (LTD) claim information.

Employer Reminder About 65+ Waivers

In 2012, legislation was passed providing for an option for newly hired employees who are age 65 or older and who meet specific criteria to opt out of ASRS membership. The option was initially available on a trial basis and is now available indefinitely.

To be eligible, a person must:

ASRS Basics for Employers

ASRS Basics for Employers is a three-hour workshop geared toward ASRS employer Human Resources, Payroll, Benefits and Administration personnel and covers the basics of working with the ASRS. 

Input Needed for "Regulation Rollback"

A new rulemaking initiative called "Regulation Rollback" is being implemented by the Governor's Office and your input is needed. Read on for more information about how you can weigh in.


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