Employer Pensions and Benefits Information Connection (EPIC)

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Type Message Topic Addressed to Date
E-MAIL MESSAGE Upcoming Internet Report of Contributions (IROC) Training Sessions Certifying Officers, Local Education Employers, and Local Government Employers March 28, 2018
E-MAIL MESSAGE 1st Quarter 2018 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers March 26, 2018
E-MAIL MESSAGE 1st Quarter 2018 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers March 16, 2018
E-MAIL MESSAGE Retirement Seminars and Informational Webinars for Employees Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators March 15, 2018
E-MAIL MESSAGE Employer Webinars and Classroom Training Sessions Available Certifying Officers, Local Education Employers, Local Government Employers, and State Employers January 24, 2018
E-MAIL MESSAGE 1st Quarter 2018 Pension Education Opportunities Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators January 8, 2018
Type Message Topic Addressed to Date
E-MAIL MESSAGE 4th Quarter 2017 IROC Notice All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers December 19, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE Member Webinars - New Topics Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefits Administrators October 25, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE 3rd Quarter 2017 IROC Notice All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers September 25, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE 3rd Quarter 2017 IROC Notice All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers September 13, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE Additional Retirement Seminar and Webinar Dates for Your Employees Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators September 13, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE New Employer Training Webinar Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators September 11, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE Save the Date: The NJ State Employees' Benefits Fair at Thomas Edison State University on October 4, 2017 Certifying Officers, State Biweekly Employers August 30, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE Retirement Seminars and Webinars for Employees Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators July 19, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2nd Quarter 2017 IROC Notice All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers June 26, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE EMPLOYER TRAINING WEBINARS — NEW TOPICS FOR 2017 — Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators June 20, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2nd Quarter 2017 IROC Notice All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers June 13, 2017
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Pension Contribution Rate Changes for the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF) Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System and the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund June 12, 2017
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER PFRS Notice of Election Certifying Officers of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System June 12, 2017
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER PFRS Notice of Election Certifying Officers of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System June 5, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE Online Transmittal Electronic Payment System (TEPS) Upgrade Certifying Officers May 18, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE DCRP Account Overview Seminars for Employees Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators April 4, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE 1st Quarter 2017 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers March 28, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE 1st Quarter 2017 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers March 28, 2017
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER County Representative Elected to the Public Employees’ Retirement System Board of Trustees Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System March 6, 2017
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Municipal Representative Elected to the Public Employees’ Retirement System Board of Trustees Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System March 6, 2017
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER State Representative Elected to the Public Employees’ Retirement System Board of Trustees Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System March 6, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE EMPLOYER TRAINING WEBINARS — NEW TOPICS FOR 2017 — Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators March 1, 2017
E-MAIL MESSAGE Health Benefits Coverage Pending Disability Retirement Certifying Officers, All Funds January 24, 2017
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Health Benefits Coverage Pending Disability Retirement Certifying Officers, All Funds January 4, 2017
Type Message Topic Addressed to Date
E-MAIL MESSAGE 4th Quarter 2016 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers December 28, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE 4th Quarter 2016 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers December 9, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Open Enrollment Period and Application Deadline Extended State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators October 20, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Open Enrollment Period and Application Deadline Extended Certifying Officers, Human Resource representatives, and Benefit Administrators October 20, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER SEHBP Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2017 Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators October 3, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER SHBP Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2017 State Biweekly and Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators October 3, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER SHBP Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2017 Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators October 3, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Open Enrollment for the New Jersey State Employees Tax Savings Program (Tax$ave 2017) State University and College Certifying Officers, State University and College Benefits Administrators, State Monthly Certifying Officers, State Monthly Benefits Administrators September 29, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Open Enrollment for the New Jersey State Employees Tax Savings Program (Tax$ave 2017) State Department Certifying Officers, State Department Human Resource Directors, State Biweekly Payroll Locations Benefits Administrators September 29, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE 3rd Quarter 2016 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers September 28, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER PERS Notice of Election Certifying Officers, Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) September 19, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Retirement Seminars and Webinars for Employees Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators September 15, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE 3rd Quarter 2016 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers September 15, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Renewal Required for Annual Membership Certification Required under Chapter 52, P.L. 2011 Certifying Officers and Supervisors of Certifying Officers September 1, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE REMINDER — Retirement Certifications Required Through EPIC Certifying Officers, All funds August 30, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Save the Date: The N.J. State Employees’ Benefits Fair at Thomas Edison State University on September 28, 2016 Certifying Officers, State Biweekly Employers August 29, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER National Medical Support Notice (NMSN) Certifying Officers participating in the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) August 24, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Administrative Code Updates – Honorable Service; Disability Retirement Certifying Officers, All Funds August 22, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Tax$ave Seminars for your Employees State Biweekly and State Monthly Certifying Officers August 8, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Fiscal Year 2017 Alternate Benefit Program Default Designated Service Provider Certifying Officers, Alternate Benefit Program (ABP) August 5, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Retirement Certifications Required Through EPIC Certifying Officers, All Funds July 28, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Pension Loan Recertification upon Return from Leave of Absence Certifying Officers, All Funds July 22, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Alternate Benefit Program (ABP) Annual Report of Covered Lives - 2016 Certifying Officers, Alternate Benefit Program (ABP) July 5, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Revised Fact Sheet - Fact Sheet #60, Voluntary Furlough State Biweekly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators June 29, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2nd Quarter 2016 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers June 28, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2nd Quarter 2016 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers June 10, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Pension Contribution Rate Changes for the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF) Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System and the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund June 6, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Pension and Health Benefit Contribution Rate Changes for the Judicial Retirement System (JRS) Certifying Officers of the Judicial Retirement System June 6, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER New Processes and Procedures for Updating or Adding Certifying Officers and Supervising Certifying Officers in EPIC Certifying Officers, All funds June 2, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Payroll Certifications for June 11, 2016 - Pay Period #13 New Jersey State College PERS Certifying Officers June 1, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Retirement Seminars and Webinars for Employees Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefits Administrators May 11, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE 1st Quarter 2016 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers April 5, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Introducing the Common Enrollment Application in EPIC Certifying Officers and Supervisors of Certifying Officers March 14, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE 1st Quarter 2016 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers March 14, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE Employer Training Sessions Available Certifying Officers, Local Education Employers, Local Government Employers, and State Employers March 2, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Municipal Representative Elected to the Public Employees' Retirement System Board of Trustees Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System February 29, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER State Representative Elected to the Public Employees' Retirement System Board of Trustees Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System February 29, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2016 Retirement Seminars and Webniars for Employees (PERS, TPAF, and PFRS) Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators February 1, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Employer Responsibility: Affordable Care Act Certifying Officers, State Colleges and Universities; Local Employers participating in the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) or School Employees' Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) January 19, 2016
Type Message Topic Addressed to Date
E-MAIL MESSAGE 4th Quarter 2015 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers December 31, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 4th Quarter 2015 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers December 10, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Employer Responsibility: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Certifying Officers, All Local Employers participating in the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees' Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) November 17, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Employer Responsibility: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Certifying Officers, State Locations October 28, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE SHBP/SEHBP Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2016 All SHBP and SEHBP Participating Locations October 1, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 3rd Quarter 2015 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers September 25, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Retirement Seminars - More Locations, Additional Dates Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefits Administrators September 21, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 3rd Quarter 2015 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers September 17, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE SHBP Open Enrollment — Health Benefits Training — Important Plan Changes for Plan Year 2016 Certifying Officers of SHBP Participating Employers September 16, 2016
E-MAIL MESSAGE SEHBP Open Enrollment — Health Benefits Training for Plan Year 2016 Certifying Officers of SEHBP Participating Employers September 16, 2016
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER SEHBP Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2016 Local Education Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefits Administrators September 11, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER SHBP Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2016 Local Government Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefits Administrators September 11, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER SHBP Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2016 State Biweekly and Monthly Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators September 11, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER PERS Notice of Election Certifying Officers of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) September 10, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER PFRS Notice of Election Certifying Officers of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System (PFRS) September 10, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Annual Meeting for Colleges and Universities Certifying Officers, Human Resources Personnel, County Colleges September 11, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Annual Meeting for Colleges and Universities Certifying Officers, Human Resources Personnel, State Colleges September 11, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE New Locations - Retirement Seminars for PERS and TPAF Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators August 14, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Tax$ave Seminars for your Employees State Monthly Certifying Officers August 4, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Tax$ave Seminars for your Employees State Biweekly Certifying Officers August 4, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Alternate Benefit Program (ABP) Annual Report of Covered Lives 2015 Certifying Officers, Alternate July 7, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE NJWELL Summer 2015 Wellness Message July 7, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2nd Quarter 2015 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers July 1, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Additional Retirement Workshop and Webinar Summer Dates for Your Employees Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators June 23, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2nd Quarter 2015 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers June 11, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Reminder - Join us for the NJWELL Mid-Day Move in Downtown Trenton for all State Employees on June 3, 2015 Certifying Officers, State Biweekly Employers May 11, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE New Hours for Pension and Benefits Counseling Certifying Officers April 23, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE NJWELL - Join Us for the Mid-Day Move All State Biweekly Certifying Officers April 21, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Affordable Care Act (ACA), Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions and Reporting Requirements Certifying Officers, State Colleges and Universities March 31, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Affordable Care Act (ACA), Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions and Reporting Requirements Certifying Officers, Human Resource Directors, and Benefits Administrators Participating in the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) March 31, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 1st Quarter 2015 IROC (Cycle 2 Locations) All Cycle 2 Certifying Officers March 27, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Internet Report of Contributions (IROC) Training All Certifying Officers March 25, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 1st Quarter 2015 IROC (Cycle 1 Locations) All Cycle 1 Certifying Officers March 13, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER PFRS Notice of Election Certifying Officers of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System (PFRS) March 12, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER EPIC PFRS Enrollment Application Certifying Officers, Police and Firemen's Retirement System February 23, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2015 NJWELL Program/Year 2 Webinar for Employers Certifying Officers, State Monthly Employers and State Biweekly Employers February 12, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2015 NJWELL Program/Year 2 Webinar for Employers Certifying Officers, Local Education Employers and Local Government Employers February 12, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE Employer Training Sessions Available Certifying Officers, Local Education Employers, Local Government Employers, and State Employers February 10, 2015
CERTIFYING OFFICER LETTER Special Provisions Related to JRS, PERS Judges of Workers’ Compensation, PERS Administrative Law Judges and Bona Fide Severance of Employment Certifying Officers of the Judicial Retirement System (JRS), the Workers’ Compensation Judges (WCJ) Part of the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), and the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) January 23, 2015
E-MAIL MESSAGE 2015 Retirement Workshops for PERS, TPAF, and PFRS Certifying Officers, Human Resource Representatives, and Benefit Administrators January 16, 2015

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