Employees' Retirement System Plans

Overview

Employees’ Retirement System (ERS)
Old Plan, New Plan, GSEPS

Membership

Full-time employees of participating departments and agencies are required to become members of ERS as a condition of employment.

Full-time employment status is defined as thirty-five (35) hours per week for a minimum of nine months a year.

ERS Plan contains 3 different benefit structures in which an employee could be a member:

As of January 1, 2009, GSEPS is the current benefit structure in which all eligible new hires become members.