Tag: Employee Trust Funds

HR shares reminder on WRS webinars in June

Beginning the first week of June, ETF (Employee Trust Funds) is offering a series of 30-minute, live, interactive webinars designed to increase your understanding of Wisconsin Retirement System benefits. Individuals can also ask questions at the end of these sessions. There are separate webinars, with several different time slots available, for: •  Variable Fund •  […]

Associated Press reports on sequence of events in Maki rehiring


UW-Green Bay Chancellor Thomas K. Harden has been adamant that no re-hiring deal was struck before chief business officer Tom Maki retired last March. The Associated Press, however, reported Thursday that documents the AP obtained from the school through an open records request appear to “raise questions” about whether an informal agreement was, in fact, […]

Chancellor declines interviews while ETF review is pending


UW-Green Bay Chancellor Tom Harden declined several media requests for interviews Thursday, citing a desire to defer to an independent review of the Maki rehiring by the Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF). Harden and University officials likewise had no comment on a press release issued Thursday by a Whitewater-area legislator critical of the University’s […]

State trust fund official: Inquiry into UW-Green Bay hiring is standard practice

A state Department of Employee Trust Funds inquiry into the rehiring of UW-Green Bay Vice Chancellor Tom Maki is an example of a standard and common practice, ETF Secretary David Stella said Wednesday. The staff-level inquiry is “very standard on our part” when a complaint is made, and involves a request for relevant offer of […]