ERIC Manual

New Employee Eligibility Information to help determine the right Job Classification when you report your new employee.
MPERA Job Classifications A list of Job Classifications, what System and Plan they belong to, the Job Codes and Other Comments. Also included are other short and long descriptions with applicable employers and retirement systems.
Enrolling New Employees How to enroll new employees in ERIC.
Enrollment Errors How to resolve enrollment detail errors in ERIC.
Updating Employee Information If you need to report a death, update an address or change a name of your employee.
New! Payout of Leave Decision for Local Elected Officials City and County Employers participating in PERS have questions if they should withhold PERS contributions from payout of leave for local elected officials, if they are with the same employer.
Compensation What compensation means for each retirement system and what it does not include.
Upload File Process and File Errors How to upload your payroll file to ERIC and how to fix common errors that will prevent the file from uploading.
Resolving Payroll Detail Errors How to review your report and resolve payroll detail errors in ERIC.
Terminating Employees How to terminate an employee in ERIC.
Creating an Invoice Creating an Invoice in ERIC.
Making Your Payment How to make a payment in ERIC.
Adjustments Creating an adjustment in ERIC.
457 Payroll Reporting Reporting your 457 payroll in ERIC.
Manual Reporting Step by step guide for manually entering your payroll report in ERIC.
Copy Forward Step by step guide for using the copy forward function in ERIC.



Employer Maintenance

Maintaining Organization Information How to maintain and update your organization’s information including address and bank information. Video
Alerts and Messages Reading Alerts and Messages in ERIC. Video
ERIC Contacts Instructions for granting and removing ERIC access to others in your organization. Video
Bank Information Step by step guide for adding, changing or removing your bank information in ERIC. Video
Annual Salary How to update annual salary for MPORS, HPORS, JRS, FURS and Part-Paid Firefighter positions.
Tracking Limitations How to view hours, earnings and contributions for employees who are classified as working retirees, optional members and 457 participants.
View Service Purchases How to view a Service Purchase Agreement.
View Security Audit A Portal Access Manager can view who changed or updated security roles for other members of their organization.
Insurance How to add a new insurance rate, change an existing rate or add a retiree to insurance.
Vendor Support  A list of vendors and employer technical staff that maintain PERIS compatible systems.  
Contribution Pay Types: PDF or Excel  A list of pay types broken out by retirement systems. Available in PDF and excel