Ethics Policies and Related Information

It is important for an organization to have a strong ethical culture, and ERS is committed to encouraging ethical behavior among its staff as reflected in ERS’ policies and by requiring annual ethics training.

Fraud Policy

The purpose of this policy is to minimize the impact of all potential or actual fraudulent or illegal acts at ERS.


Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act


ERS complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. ERS provides language aids and services at no cost, such as: written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats), qualified interpreters and written information in other languages.

Open Records Policy

The open records policy gives you the right to access government records without providing a reason for the request. All government information is available to the public. Certain exceptions may apply.

Public Information Requests

The Employees Retirement System of Texas’ (ERS) Report on Procedures for Charging and Collecting Fees for Providing Copies of Public Information pursuant to Public Information Requests Made under Chapter 552 of the Texas Government Code.

Social Media Policy

Outlines content posting guidelines, terms of services, and privacy related to Facebook. (updated March 2016)

Website Accessibility Policy

Guidelines for website accessible for all users. All web pages that are built, updated or revised must comply with Section 508 requirements.

Website Link Policy

ERS does not endorse any of the products, vendors, consultants, or documentation referenced in this website.

Website Privacy Policy

ERS has created this website to enhance public access to agency information, and strives to keep information on this site both timely and accurate.