Employer Bulletin: Your Plan Administration Resource

Plan Administration Highlights

Plan Administration Highlights

Below are quick tips and reminders to help with plan administration within EZLink.

Sitemap — You can access information within EZLink very quickly by using the Sitemap feature located at the bottom right of the page anywhere in EZLink. The tab is located right below the Privacy Policy.

Message Center — You can view pertinent alerts and messages ICMA-RC posts for plan sponsors. In the upper right corner of the landing page, click on the bell icon for alerts or the envelope icon for messages.

You can also send a message to all of your participants or you can select the participant(s) you would like to send the message to. Just hover over the Dashboard option at the top of the landing page and move your cursor down to Message Center. Click on Message Center and scroll down to Create Messages. It allows you to select a date range for the message, set the priority and create a custom header or default to From Your Employer. It also gives you the option to send the message to all of your participants or to select designated participants.

New and Enhanced Technology
Coming Soon:

New and Enhanced Technology

At ICMA-RC technology enhancements and innovation are top priorities as we look at ways to make account management easier for participants and help ease administrative burdens for plan sponsors ongoing.
Market Overview
Investing Snapshot:

Market Overview

Wayne Wicker, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Vantagepoint Investment Advisers and ICMA-RC, discusses the financial markets’ performance over the past quarter and potential upcoming market activity in the most recent Market Overview.
America Saves Week 2019

America Saves Week 2019

America Saves Week 2019 presented a great opportunity to encourage public sector employees to assess their own saving status and reflect on their 2019 savings goals, and ICMA-RC was glad to participate in the national campaign.
Transaction Detail Reports
EZLink Tip of the Month:

Transaction Detail Reports

Periodically, plan administrators want to access and review transaction details for information that will assist with them in administering their plans. EZLink provides an easy way to request Transaction Detail Reports.
Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

Plan ahead for the events and holidays listed below. Please visit the website of the sponsoring organizations for details and up-to-date information on the events. Click here for a printable PDF of events occurring in 2019.

Feb. 25, 2019 - March 2, 2019

America Saves Week
This is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior among their employees. Visit www.americasavesweek.org for more information. Learn about ICMA-RC's campaign.

March 2 - 6, 2019

National Association of Counties (NACo)
2019 NACo Legislative Conference
Washington, D.C.

March 6, 2019

2019 All-America City Award Applications Being Accepted
The All-America City Award is focused on celebrating examples of civic engagement practices that advance health equity in local communities. This year's theme is Creating Healthy Communities Through Inclusive Civic Engagement. Since 1949, the awards program has recognized 10 communities each year (more than 500 total) for outstanding civic engagement. To apply for the award by March 6 and to learn more, visit the National Civic League's website.

March 10 - 13, 2019

National League of Cities (NLC)
Congressional City Conference
Washington, D.C.

March 15, 2019

ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund
Application Deadline

April 3 - 7, 2019

National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA)
NFBPA Forum 2019
Orlando, FL

April 7 - 11, 2019

National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (NPELRA)
National PELRA Annual Training Conference
Scottsdale, AZ

April 19, 2019

Good Friday
ICMA-RC and the New York Stock Exchange are closed. No transactions, financial or non-financial, will occur on this day. See details.*

May 5 - 11, 2019

Public Service Recognition Week
This is an annual effort to honor those who serve our nation as government employees. Visit www.publicservicerecognitionweek.org for details.

May 12 - 18, 2019

National Police Week
During this week, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world will converge on Washington, D.C., to participate in planned events, honoring those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Visit www.policeweek.org for details.
Washington, D.C.

May 19 - 22, 2019

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
113th Annual Conference
Los Angeles, CA

May 27, 2019

Memorial Day
ICMA-RC and the New York Stock Exchange are closed. No transactions, financial or non-financial, will occur on this day. See details.*