Human Resources

Political Activities of State Employees

Dear Colleagues, As election day approaches, we write to share a reminder concerning University policy on the political activities of state employees. Several state and University statutes and policies address political activity of state employees, including the prohibition of engaging in political activity while on state time or with state resources. Specifically, the University Guide […]

Performance Appraisals for Classified Staff

Reminder notices for service ratings (performance appraisals) for classified staff were emailed on August 21, 2020. Prior to the employee signing the form, supervisors should send the evaluations to the Office of Faculty and Staff Labor Relations, via Filelocker, for approval. These service ratings are due to Labor Relations no later than SEPTEMBER 15, 2020.  The Guide to […]

2020-2021 Health Insurance Open Enrollment

The Health Insurance Open Enrollment for State of Connecticut employees is underway and will end on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.  Any changes you make during open enrollment will be effective October 1, 2020. There are several important updates this year: Individuals currently enrolled in UnitedHealthcare/Oxford will be automatically transitioned to the equivalent Anthem plan effective October 1, […]

Healthcare Enrollment for New GAs

Fall 2020 Healthcare Enrollment for New Graduate Assistants, Fellows, and Interns New Appointments: Newly appointed Graduate Assistants and eligible Graduate Interns/Fellows have 31 days from their start date to enroll in or waive healthcare coverage through the Connecticut Partnership Plan. For those who enroll, coverage is effective September 1, 2020. Proof documentation (e.g., marriage certificate […]

EAP Frontline September 2020 Newsletter

The September, 2020 EAP Frontline Newsletters are available and posted on the EAP website:  Several of this month’s articles pertain to topics related to the Covid-19 epidemic and Substance Abuse, as well as other articles of interest.  As a reminder, the Employee Assistance Program is fully operational and we are continuing to schedule teletherapy […]

Transform Care: Available Free

As a reminder, all eligible employees and their covered family members have the opportunity to join Transform Care®. The program helps make living with diabetes easier by providing members with a Livongo connected meter, strips, and coaching. Eligible Members: The Transform Care program combines Livongo’s advanced technology with tools and support to help CVS Caremark® […]

GA Health Care Open Enrollment

2020 HEALTH CARE BENEFITS OPEN ENROLLMENT  Graduate Assistants, ELIGIBLE Graduate Interns, AND ELIGIBLE Graduate Fellows who are currently enrolled in the Connecticut Partnership Plan Open Enrollment (August 1 – August 31) allows continuing Graduate Assistants, eligible Graduate Interns, and eligible Graduate Fellows to make changes to their existing medical and dental plan elections, including making […]

Employee Parking Permit Renewal

The parking needs of many employees significantly changed during the past few months and, therefore, the parking permits for Regular Payroll employees WILL NOT be automatically renewed this year! ALL Regular Payroll employees who held UConn active parking permits on June 30 will be required to visit on or after Monday, July 20, to […]

Parking Deductions: Pre-Tax Parking Plan

As a result of recent changes to federal tax law, effective for the pay period beginning August 14, 2020 (first reflected in paychecks dated September 11, 2020), payroll deductions for University parking permits will be made on a pre-tax basis, in conformity with Section 132(f) of the Internal Revenue Code and the corresponding IRS regulations.  […]

Employee Exchange Program

Human Resources recognizes that some departments are experiencing an influx in the volume of work and modified business operations based on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. To improve our current operations with the existing workforce, we will use staffing and work schedule variances. To do so, Human Resources is introducing an Employee Exchange Program […]