Yes, you are, and you are also represented by the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU), which is the educational division of the Communications Workers of American Local 1104.
You will be asked to complete a payment voucher by the Graduate School.
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The state pays the graduate assistant/teaching assistant payroll on a two-week lag basis. This means that after you complete your first two weeks of employment, you receive your paycheck two weeks after that, provided that required new employee paperwork has been completed.
GA/TA paychecks or direct deposit advices are provided to your department and are generally distributed by departmental secretaries. Please check with your department secretary for specific distribution locations within your office area.
There may be several different explanations. Please contact Jessica Larson in Human Resources at 777-3624 or email at email@example.com.
When there is a break in the payroll cycle, such as there is between the spring and fall semesters, direct deposit is discontinued. You may reactivate direct deposit using the Direct Deposit reactivation form.
Yes, because the Research Foundation is a separate employer. The health insurance plan contracts and carriers are different from the state plans. To obtain health insurance for your GA TA appointment on the state payroll, you will need to complete a new enrollment form in the Human Resources Office, Couper Administration Bldg. Room 244, Monday - Friday 8:30-4:30.
It takes several weeks, from the time you enroll, to receive your health insurance card. If you need to use your insurance before you receive the card please contact Karen Kocan, 607-777-2042.
*Please note - we need to have all of your supporting documents before we can process your enrollment. Make sure that you have provided us with the following:
Social Security Card
For your dependents:
Proof of marriage (if adding spouse) or domestic partnership paperwork (if adding domestic partner)
Proof of Social Security number(s) for all dependents
Proof of date(s) of birth for all dependents
You should receive your final paycheck approximately two weeks after your last day of employment (this date should be stated on your appointment letter).
Answer: Jessica Larson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 777-3624.