April News Bites

  • Turn your savings into retirement income during the next retirement webinar. Learn the importance of developing a plan to save for your retirement. Register now and tune in on Wednesday, April 25, at 3 p.m. Central Time.
  • Steer clear of hidden dangers with prescription drug use during next month’s employee webinar. Avoid the unintended consequences of prescription drugs like opioids and stimulants when they’re not used correctly. Sign up today to listen in on Tuesday, May 8, at 3 p.m. Central Time.
  • Register for upcoming retirement webinars with Financial Engines. Financial Engines will show you how their tools and resources can help you manage your retirement, and you’ll also get great estate planning tips. Two separate webinars will be held on Wednesday, May 9, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Central Time. Sign up now to grab your spot!
  • The family Health Savings Account (HSA) maximum contribution was lowered by the IRS due to tax reform. The amount was lowered from $6,900 to $6,850 for any individual enrolled in family coverage. The Rockwell Automation payroll system was updated to reflect this change, and no action is needed from you.
  • The 2017 Annual Funding Notice for the Rockwell Automation Pension Plan is now available. For those hired before July 1, 2010: This Defined Benefit Pension Plan Annual Funding Notice is required by the U.S. Department of Labor as part of the Pension Protection Act of 2006. You don’t need to do anything. A copy is also available at EmployeeConnect on the “Your Benefits” tab. Click on “Your Benefits Resources” > “Retirement” tab > “Plan Information” page, and then click on the link under the “Legal Information” section. For more information about the Rockwell Automation Pension Plan, contact the Rockwell Automation Service Center through EmployeeConnect or call 1.877.OUR.RASC (1.877.687.7272).
  • The annual Company contribution for 2017 (the Non-Elective Contribution) was deposited into Retirement Savings Plan accounts on March 28, 2018Generally, you receive the annual Company contribution if you were hired after July 1, 2010, and do not participate in the Pension Plan. You can log in to your account to view “transaction history” on Fidelity’s NetBenefits website. If you need assistance with your 401(k) account, contact the Rockwell Automation Service Center at Fidelity at 1.877.ROK.401K (1.877.765.4015) between 7:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Central Time on normal business days.
  • Review your legal documents with Hyatt Legal Plans. They’ll help you with things like adoption, wills, trusts and much more. Log in or call 1.800.821.6400.
  • New: Manage your MetLife Group Universal Life (GUL) Insurance online. The MetLife MyBenefits portal now lets you view or make changes to your grandfathered GUL Insurance plan. Go to the MetLife MyBenefits portal to get started.