HR News & Events

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Date Posted Information
01/29/2016

Employee Health Insurance Notifications

01/21/2016

TIAA-Cref Retirement Rep Campus Schedule

01/19/2016

Fidelity Retirement Rep Campus Schedule

01/18/2016

VALIC Retirement Rep Campus Schedule

01/15/2016

NYS Deferred Comp Retirement Rep on Campus Feb. 2

12/01/2015

HR Boot Camp Training Series

11/16/2015

Annual Optional Transfer Period / Health Insurance Rates 2016

11/07/2015

Tax Deferred Annuity Options for 2016

11/05/2015

UUP Chancellor's Power of SUNY

10/23/2015

2015 Election Day Memo

10/20/2015

2015-2016 Holiday Memo

10/08/2015

Inclement Weather Memo

09/30/2015

Presidential Discretionary Salary Payment Memo for UUP-Represented Faculty

09/30/2015

Presidential Discretionary Salary Payment Memo for UUP-Represented Staff

09/29/2015

Clery Act Notification & Other Policy Reminders

08/04/2015

2015-2016 Holiday Payroll Deadlines and Information

06/30/2015

2015 Summer Holiday Calendar

05/12/2015

Child Protection Policy

03/23/2015

University employees may be affected by Anthem external data breach




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03-23-2015  Anthem External Data Breach

The University has been advised by the NYS Department of Civil Service that Anthem, Inc., parent of Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield which provides services to NYSHIP as the vendor for the Empire Plan Hospital Program, has reported a data breach. Anthem will send letters to impacted members with an offer of free credit monitoring and identity protection services. More information is available at 1-877-263-7995 or visit anthemfacts.com.

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05-12-2015  Child Protection Policy

Please click here for more information regarding SUNY's Child Protection Policy.

Follow this link to the Child Protection Processing Guidelines and the Volunteer Information Collection Form and Agreement.

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08-04-2015  2015-2016 Holiday Payroll Deadlines and Information

Please click here for more information regarding upcoming 2015-2016 Holiday Payroll Deadlines and Information

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 09-29-2015 Clery Act Notification & Other Policy Reminders

Please follow this link for more information on the Clery Act Notification & Other Policy Reminders.

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09-30-2015 Presidential Discretionary Salary Payment Memo for UUP-Represented Staff

Please follow this link for more information regarding the Presidential Discretionary Salary Payment Memo for UUP-Represented Staff.

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09-30-2015 Presidential Discretionary Salary Payment Memo for UUP-Represented Faculty

Please follow this link for more information regarding the Presidential Discretionary Salary Payment Memo for UUP-Represented Faculty.

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 10-08-2015    Inclement Weather Memo

Please follow this link for the annual reminder regarding rules and regulations applicable to late arrivals, early departures and absences related to adverse weather conditions.


10-20-2015     2015-2016 Holiday Memo

Please click here for more information regarding the 2015-2016 Holiday Memo.

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  10-23-2015   2015 Election Day Memo

Please click here for more information regarding the 2015 Election Day Memo

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  11-05-2015   UUP Chancellor's Power of SUNY Paid in Check of 11/4/2015

As part of the 2011-2016 Agreement between the State University of New York and United University Professions (UUP), the Chancellor's Power of SUNY Performance Incentive will be paid to UUP-represented faculty and staff in the check of November 4, 2015. The Agreement stipulates that $500 will be added to the basic annual salary of eligible full-time UUP represented faculty and staff effective June 30, 2015 and pro-rated for part-time UUP represented faculty and staff. The incentive will be retroactive to July 1, 2015 or September 1, 2015 based on professional obligation.

Eligibility

In general, to receive the incentive payment, UUP-represented faculty and professional staff must be on the payroll in active or paid leave status on June 30, 2015 and October 21, 2015. The payment will be pro-rated for part time faculty and staff, and will either be retroactive to July 1, 2015, or September 1, 2015 based on professional obligation

In addition, employees who worked at least one semester during the twelve month period beginning July 1, 2014 and whose employment expired prior to July 1, 2015 are eligible for the payment if they have been reemployed and have a payroll status of active or leave with pay on the payment effective date and on October 21, 2015.

If you have any questions please contact Cheryl Robinson-Boyett at (607) 777-2129 or clrobin@binghamton.edu.

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11-07-2015    Tax Deferred Annuity Options for 2016

Click here for information on how you can set aside pre-tax earnings toward your retirement through the SUNY Voluntary Savings Plans.

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11-16-2015    Annual Option Transfer - 2016 Health Insurance Rates

The Annual Option Transfer Period will be Wednesday, November 18 through Friday, December 18, 2015.  During this period, employees who wish to request an option transfer change for 2016 must complete a Health Insurance Transaction Form (PS-404) and return it to the Human Resources office by December 18.

For eligible employees who wish to elect or must re-new Opt Out for next year, the 2016 Opt Out Attestation Form (PS409) is not yet available.  The PS-409 is required, along with the PS-404, to elect opt out.  Refer to your Planning for Option Transfer Booklet for program details.

No action is required if you are not making any health plan changes for 2016.

Click here for more information including the 2016 health insurance bi-weekly rates.

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  12/01/2015   HR Boot Camp Training Series

The office of Human Resources is pleased to announce a series of focused HR Boot Camp training sessions designed for HR departmental liaisons. If you process employment transactions, HR Boot Camp will give you the knowledge to more confidently navigate this important work. Each session will dig deeper into topics and answer many of your individual questions. You will also have an opportunity to network with other HR Coordinators and HR Masters across campus, exchanging ideas and experiences. ​Light refreshments will be provided at each session.​ Sign up online at HR Boot Camp Training Series.

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01-15-2016    NYS Deferred Comp Retirement Rep on Campus Feb. 2

Dan Kain from NYS Deferred Compensation will be on campus Tuesday, February 2 in UU 121 from 12 - 3 pm.  To schedule your confidential one-on-one appointment to review your retirement needs or learn more about NYS Deferred Comp and Roth IRA programs, visit their scheduler link or click here for Dan's contact information.

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01-18-2016    VALIC Retirement Rep Campus Schedule

Mark Nardella from VALIC will be on site February 4, March 2, April 5 and May 5 to address any questions you may have regarding:

• Planning, budgeting and meeting your savings goals
• Managing your investments
• Calculating contributions to meet your retirement needs

To schedule an appointment click on the registration link, contact Stephanie Day at (315) 422-5088 or via email Stephanie.day@valic.com.

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01-19-2016    Fidelity Retirement Rep Campus Schedule

Natalia DiGiovanni from Fidelity will be on campus January 27 and February 18 to assist you with planning for retirement.  Appointments are required.  Click here to register online or via phone.

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01-21-2016    TIAA-Cref Retirement Rep Campus Schedule

If you wish to meet with a TIAA-Cref representative in February or March, click here for the campus visit schedule.  Call 800-732-8353 to schedule your appointment.

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01-29-2016    Employee Health Insurance Notifications

Employees may have or will soon receive health insurance notifications from the NYS Department of Civil Service.  The two separate notifications regarding COBRA and Patient Protection & Affordable Act (PPACA) related tax documents are "for your information."  To help clarify their purpose, click here for an important message from Human Resources.

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Last Updated: 1/29/16