Active Employees


Who is eligible for GBP insurance benefits?

Choosing benefits for Active Employees

As a State of Texas employee, you earn valuable benefits.

ERS’ health plans can help you and your family live a more healthy and financially secure life.

Link to Active Employees' Retirement Contributions and Planning page

Retirement Contributions
and Planning

You and the state invest throughout your career for a stable lifetime benefit when you retire.

Link to Active Employees' Optional Add-on Benefits page

Optional Add-on Benefits

Optional benefits provide additional security and savings.

Summer Enrollment 2019

Take time to review your benefits, learn your phase and find the fair closest to you.

Life Changes

You can change many of your benefits as your life changes. Learn more about updating your coverage options after marriage, a new child and other life events.

Rates and Forms

Employee News

ERS has certified your your nominees for the Board of Trustees position.
The first week of May has been designated as Public Service Recognition Week.  We’d be hard pressed to find a better example of a dedicated public servant than Don Brandenberger, who has worked for the same state agency for more than five decades.
For an easy-to-read snapshot of your health plan's covered services and what you can expect to pay, consult your plan’s Summary of Benefits and Coverage.
This month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is raising awareness about mental health. Learn why getting mental health treatment is important to our physical health, and read about one woman's effort to educate others about mental illness.
Summer Enrollment 2019 will be here before you know it. Make sure your information in ERS OnLine is correct so you don’t miss important information from ERS.

More news from ERS for State of Texas employees