Program Category Subject New/Enhanced Functionality Impacted
  • CalPERS
  • Payroll Reporting

Reconciliation of Payroll Adjustment Reports

Payroll contributions will now post to the most current receivable based on the posting date rather than the adjustment/submission date, making it easier for employers to reconcile adjustment report activity.

  • All
  • CalPERS
  • Retirement Enrollment

Enhancements to Retirement Enrollment Process

When processing a retirement enrollment, employers should note the following recent changes:

  • If an employee is an optional member, employers will be required to identify the Optional Member Position Title, Date of Entry, Optional Member Type and Optional Member documentation.
  • A warning message displays if the Original Hire Date or Enrollment Eligibility Date entered is:
    • Earlier than 1950, or
    • 90 days or more in the future
  • An error message advising to contact CalPERS displays if an employer attempts to delete a Permanent Separation event and the appointment is marked as Refunded.
  • All
  • CalPERS
  • Retirement Enrollment

Enhance Election to Receive CalPERS Credit for CalSTRS Covered Position

When employers select the following appointment criteria for employees electing CalPERS credit for CalSTRS covered positions,

  • Part Time - Daily paid, Hourly paid, or Monthly paid
  • Full Time - Daily paid or Hourly paid

these new mandatory fields display:

  • CalSTRS Membership Date
  • Position Contract FTE Percent (full time equivalency)
  • Community College District Permanent Position indicator

Note:These types of positions typically do not mandatorily qualify for CalSTRS membership on the date of hire.

When a Retirement System Election (ES 372) is completed, a determination letter is sent to the participant and employer outlining the reason as determined by CalPERS.

  • Schools
  • State

New Contribution Process for CEPPT and CERBT Programs

The California Employers’ Pension Prefunding Trust (CEPPT) and California Employers’ Retiree Benefit Trust (CERBT) programs have been added to the myCalPERS system. The contractual agreements with the State of California, public agencies, and schools are now displayed on the Agreements page of myCalPERS. Effective March 1, 2021, the initiation of contributions to the CEPPT and CERBT will be processed through myCalPERS.

  • Public Agencies
  • Schools

For additional information regarding these enhancements, contact our Customer Contact Center at 888 CalPERS (or 888-225-7377).