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Employer Update Newsletter

Employer Update is published periodically to keep PERS-covered employers apprised of reporting issues and current agency-related events.

Audio Versions

To accommodate our visually impaired employers, members, and retirees, PERS has partnered with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Mississippi to provide audio versions of the current Employer Update newsletter, Looking Forward member newsletter, and Forward retiree newsletter. The audio newsletter service is available to qualified participants in Mississippi who register for services with the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped at 601-432-4111 or 800-446-0892. There also is an online application at nfb.org. For more information on NFB of Mississippi, visit nfbofmississippi.org.​​


Newsletter Archive

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Employer eUpdates

In an effort to provide our employers with the most up-to-date information, PERS periodically e-​mails Employer eUpdates, brief news alerts regarding legislative and/or administrative changes that affect the retirement plans administered by PERS.

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Employer eUpdates Archive

Below are links to eUpates that have been sent only to PERS employers over the past two years. (eUpdates sent to all PERS constituents can be found on the Retiree News page and the Member News page). 

11/15/2019 - Revised maximum covered earnings go into effect July 1​​

10/1/2019 - Temporary service disruption with MyPERS Reporting scheduled for noon today

9/17/2019 - New look coming to My PERS Reporting portal​

8/28/2019 - Employer Training Opportunity​

5/16/2019 - New employer contribution rate and revised maximum covered earnings go into effect July 1​

4/26/2019 - PERS Employer Training Seminars

4/15/2019 - PERS Employer Training Seminars​

2/1/2019 - Change in Maximum Covered Earnings effective July 1, 2019​​

1/17/2019 - PERS posts 2018 GASB reports online​

5/17/2018 - Change in Maximum Covered Earnings effective July 1​

5/10/2018 - Tell Us What You Need to Know

5/10/2018 - PERS is working to keep you informed​

1/3/2018 - MyPERS Reporting Tool Available for Use​

1/3/2018 - MyPERS Reporting Tool Temporarily Inaccessible​

1/2/2018 - PERS posts 2017 GASB reports online

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