19-20-208. Duties and liability of employer. (1) Each employer shall:
(a) pick up the contributions of each employed member at the rate prescribed pursuant to 19-20-602 and 19-20-608 and transmit the contributions each month to the executive director of the retirement board;
(c) keep records and, as required by the retirement board, furnish information to the board that is required in the discharge of the board's duties;
(d) upon the employment of a person who is required to become a member of the retirement system, inform the person of the rights and obligations relating to the retirement system;
(e) each month, report the name, social security number, time worked, and gross earnings of each retired member of the system who has been employed in a position that is reportable to the retirement system pursuant to 19-20-731;
(f) whenever applicable, inform an employee of the right to elect to participate in the university system retirement program under Title 19, chapter 21;
(g) at the request of the retirement board, certify the names of all persons who are eligible for membership or who are members of the retirement system;
(h) notify the retirement board of the employment of a person eligible for membership and forward the person's membership application to the board; and
(i) if the employer has converted to earned compensation amounts excluded from earned compensation, for each retiring member, certify to the board the amounts reported to the system in each of the 5 years preceding the member's retirement.
(2) An employer that fails to timely or accurately report the employment of, time worked by, or compensation paid to a retired member as required under subsection (1)(e) is jointly and severally liable with the retired member for repayment to the retirement system of retirement benefits paid to which the member was not entitled, plus interest.
(3) An employer must submit a wage and contribution report to the retirement system every month, including for any month in which the employer does not pay compensation reportable to the retirement system.