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Beware of Unsolicited VRS Counseling Services

Beware of Unsolicited VRS Counseling Services VRS occasionally receives reports from members that various groups have contacted them to offer retirement counseling services or insurance products. Please be aware that VRS does not sell products or make unsolicited calls to offer services to members. All VRS counseling services are free…

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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Update

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Update The Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) has updated Policy 4.20 – Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Effective January 10, 2023, Policy 4.20 changes the 12-month measurement period from the fixed 12-month period to a rolling 12-month period.     Please review the…

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For Fidelity Customers: Keep Your Information Up to Date

For Fidelity Customers: Keep Your Information Up to Date Do you have a Fidelity Investments plan? Enhance your digital presence and stay connected – update your contact and beneficiary information on file today! It takes less than five minutes and is the best way to stay up-to-date on information related…

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Exclusive Pet Care Resources Through BrightHorizons

Exclusive Pet Care Resources Through BrightHorizons Looking for someone to walk the family dog while you’re at work? Need someone to watch your cat while you’re away? BrightHorizons Additional Family Supports has you covered. Mason employees get free member access to the following services through BrightHorizons’ online database: Find pre-screened…

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VRS Member Benefit Profile (MBP)

HR & Payroll News VRS Member Benefit Profile (MBP) If you are enrolled in a retirement plan with VRS (Plan 1, Plan 2, or Hybrid), your annual Member Benefit Profile (MBP) is available on your myVRS account. To view it, select the My History menu then select Annual Statements. The MBP…

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Access Optional Group Life Insurance Benefits Through myVRS

Access Optional Group Life Insurance Benefits Through myVRS Eligible members can now use myVRS to access and manage optional group life insurance coverage with Securian Financial, the insurer for the VRS Group Life Insurance Program. Eligibility If your employer participates in the VRS Group Life Insurance Program, you are covered under…

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Important Information for Kaiser Permanente HMO Members

HR & Payroll News Important Information for Kaiser Permanente HMO Members For urgent and emergency care while traveling out of state, Kaiser Permanente HMO members now have access to Cigna’s PPO Network of providers and facilities. To get care, they’ll simply need to present their digital ID card, available in…

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VRS Members: Be Alert for Unsolicited Retirement Counseling Services

VRS Members: Be Alert for Unsolicited Retirement Counseling Services From time to time, VRS receives reports from members and employers that various companies or groups have contacted them via email or phone to offer retirement counseling services or insurance products. Please be aware: VRS does not use unsolicited calls to…

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