The Timing for the Gemini Launch
- Mid-June: Employer Portal training - COMPLETED
- July 1 – Go-live for the Employer Portal (Informational screens only; reporting function date TBD)
Pay-period Reporting Information for Employers
- Employer Bulletin FY22-04: Zoom Forums Scheduled to Help Gemini Implementation
- Employer Bulletin FY22-03: Gemini Registration & Next Steps
- Employer Bulletin FY22-02: Using the Gemini Employer Portal
- Employer Bulletin FY21-23, Gemini Employer Portal Open July 1
- Employer Bulletin FY21-22, Revised Gemini Implementation Date
- Employer Bulletin FY21-21, TRS Employment Begin Dates Now Available in Employer Access
- Employer Bulletin FY21-19, Gemini Employer Portal Training Dates and Launch Timing
- Employer Bulletin FY21-17, Preparing for the Gemini Employer Portal
- File Format instructions (Version 1.5 as of Dec. 2020, share with IT staff/or payroll vendor)
- Employer Bulletin FY21-11, Follow up: SSP Employer Participation Agreement
- Employer Bulletin FY21-10, Follow-up and FAQs About the SSP Employer Participation Agreement
- Employer Bulletin FY21-9, SSP Employer Participation Agreement Must Be Uploaded By March 31, 2021
- Employer Bulletin FY21-4, Professional Services Firm Will Perform Gemini Project Assessment
- Employer Bulletin FY21-1, Gemini Update
- Employer Bulletin FY20-14, Reporting Expectations Before and After the Gemini Release
- Employer Bulletin FY20-13, Gemini Implementation Date Change
- Employer Bulletin FY20-12, Testing Process for Employer Payroll Files
- Employer Bulletin FY20-08, Pay-period Reporting Update
- Employer Bulletin FY19-14, Annual Reporting Changing to Pay-period Reporting on July 1, 2020 (later changed to Jan. 1, 2021)
- New File Layout for Monthly Payroll Reporting video
- Outline (used in the webinar listed above)
January 2021 Gemini Update Presentation
TRS staff gave a Gemini update on January 20, 2021 to Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) attendees. The videos follow.
- Gemini Update (Part 1) An interactive presentation of the Gemini project that includes an overview of the project, status updates and questions and answers throughout.
- Gemini Update (Part 2) A video demonstration of the Gemini Employer Portal application, including user registration, multi-factor authentication, employer information screens, file upload, error corrections and payments. Interactive questions from the 300+ attendees and answers from the TRS Gemini team regarding the application and reporting requirements.
September 2020 Gemini Overview and Demonstration Presentation
TRS staff gave a Gemini update in September 2020 to Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) attendees. The videos follow.