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State of Georgia Awards Hewitt Benefits Contract

Hewitt Associates said it will provide flexible benefit administration services to approximately 130,000 Georgia state employees under a contract announced this week. It will also provide Your Total Rewards, a personalized, online solution that gives employees a real-time summary of the total value of their pay and benefits, to 80,000 State of Georgia employees. Terms of the accord were not disclosed.

“With their demonstrated leadership position in outsourcing and unparalleled technology, it was clear that Hewitt was the right HR partner for our organization,” said Steve Stevenson, commissioner for the State of Georgia State Personnel Administration. ”Hewitt’s benefits outsourcing solution will enable us to deliver a high-quality customer service experience to our participants. The platform will also allow us to easily provide employees with additional services in the future.”

“Many organizations are looking for cost-effective solutions to improve their participants’ benefits experience, and they are finding they can accomplish these goals through innovative technology solutions and with a trusted outsourcing partner,” said Jay Rising, Hewitt’s president of HR outsourcing. “We are excited to start our relationship with the State of Georgia and look forward to providing their employees with the high level of customer service that is expected from an HR outsourcing leader like Hewitt.”

The State Personnel Administration (SPA) is the central personnel agency of the state of Georgia responsible for establishing and maintaining Human Resource (HR) activities, benefits, policies and procedures to attract, select, and retain the best employees based on merit with incentives in the form of equal opportunities for all. SPA partners with state entities in human capital management to enhance organizational performance for state agencies to succeed. SPA provides strategic HR consulting, shared and integrated solution services that are based on public and private sector best practices. For more information, please visit


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