Employer Bulletin: Your Plan Administration Resource

Plan Administration Highlights

Plan Administration Highlights

Below are tips and reminders to help with plan administration within EZLink. If you need assistance while using EZLink, please contact our Plan Sponsor Services team. We’ll be glad to help.

Plan Contribution Detail Enhancement
To access the new Contribution Detail Program, select "EZFile Manager" from the EZLink Overview landing page. Click the Launch EZ File Manager tab to access the portal and get started.

Plan Transaction Detail Report
To obtain this report, from the Plans menu, scroll down under your plan of choice and click Plan Transaction Detail.

2019 Pension Reform Remains Uncertain
Washington Perspective:

2019 Pension Reform Remains Uncertain

As we reported last month, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, passed by the House of Representatives in a near-unanimous, bipartisan vote of 417-3 in May, continues to be stalled in the Senate due to the objections of a handful of Senators.
Encouraging Participants to Update Their Contact Information

Encouraging Participants to Update Their Contact Information

With more participants accessing their accounts using mobile devices, an increase in fraud attempts for businesses worldwide, and knowing the importance of being able to quickly communicate with participants, ICMA-RC is expanding its outreach to participants.
Protecting Participants' Privacy

Protecting Participants' Privacy

October is Cybersecurity Month but fraud prevention is year round, and ICMA-RC makes it a priority to remind participants of best practices they can apply to help protect their accounts.
EZFile Manager
EZLink Tip of the Month:

EZFile Manager

EZFile Manager allows plan administrators to perform upfront validations when participants' contributions, loan payments, and indicative data are submitted to ICMA-RC through file upload and/or when data is entered directly in EZLink.
Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

Oct. 5 - 6, 2019

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF)
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial Weekend
Every October, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation pays tribute to firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year. The event features programs and ceremonies for survivors, coworkers, and the public.
Emmitsburg, MD

Oct. 20 - 23, 2019

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Annual Conference
Nashville, TN

Oct. 20 - 26, 2019

National Retirement Security Week
An annual national effort to encourage Americans to save for retirement. Learn more about ICMA-RC’s campaign to encourage public sector employees to save.

Nov. 3 - 5, 2019

SPARK Institute
SPARK Forum
Palm Beach, FL

Nov. 20 - 23, 2019

National League of Cities (NLC)
City Summit
San Antonio, TX

Nov. 28, 2019

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

Dec. 25, 2019

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

Jan. 1, 2020

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

Jan. 20, 2020

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

Feb. 17, 2020

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