The For Your Benefit and Retirement Outlook newsletters are great sources of information regarding your employer-provided insurance and PERS, TRS, and LEOFF retirement plans.

The Public Employee Benefit Board (PEBB) June 2019 issue is available now, and includes important information on:

  • Paid Family and Medical Leave in 2020
  • LTD 30 and 60-day Waiting Periods
  • Keeping your vaccinations up-to-date
  • Dependent status for those on your plans
  • Finding and evaluating online health resources
  • Preparing to make end-of-life health care decisions
  • And more!

The Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) Summer 2019 edition is also available, and provides details on:

  • New contribution rates for PERS and LEOFF effective July 1
  • Seminars, Summits, and Webinars offered by DRS
  • New website search tool
  • July 1 fee updates for Plan 3 and DCP

Questions can be directed to HRS Benefits at (509) 335-4521 or