June 2010

New York State Young Adult Health Insurance Coverage Option Through Age 29

June 2010

New York State recently passed legislation which will allow adult children, through the age of 29, to have access to the same health insurance coverage as their parent(s). This law goes into effect July 1, 2010 for The City of New York group.

Aetna Health Plan – Hospital Agreement Termination

June 2010

Continuum Health Partners, which includes Beth Israel Medical Center – Petrie Division, Beth Israel Medical Center – Kings Highway Division, Long Island College Hospital, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, has terminated its relationship with Aetna effective April 5, 2010.

CUNY Dedicated Sick Leave Program

June 2010

We are pleased to announce the University’s Dedicated Sick Leave Program (DSL). This program enables individuals who are employed full-time on an annual salary basis to donate sick leave and/or annual leave for use as sick leave by a seriously ill or injured colleague who meets the eligibility requirements for participation in the program.

CUNY Work/Life Program

June 2010

The CUNY Work/Life Program is a voluntary, free and confidential benefit for employees and their family members. Corporate Counseling Associates (CCA) provides information, resources, and support to help you manage your daily life, including traditional counseling for stress, family issues or substance abuse, access to legal and financial assistance, referrals for child care and elder care and many other services.

Summer Professional Work Attire

June 2010

During the summer months, we know you are trying to balance comfort with being professional. Despite the hot weather, there is the expectation that your work attire will remain professional at all times. Please remember that it is important to present a polished and professional image to ensure that you represent yourself and the University well.

Summer Workweek Timekeeping Procedures

June 2010

Some Central Office departments have opted to participate in the University’s Summer Four-Day Workweek Plan that is in effect from the week of Monday, June 28, 2010 through Friday, August 13, 2010. If your department and you are participating in the summer workweek plan, please remember to sign in and out on a daily basis, in accordance with your department’s attendance monitoring procedures to ensure accurate timekeeping.

2010-2011 Employee Holiday Calendar

June 2010

The University’s 2010-2011 Employee Holiday Calendar is now available for the period of September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2011.

Policy on Acceptable Use of Computer Resources

June 2010

CUNY’s computer resources are dedicated to the support of the university’s mission of education, research and public service. In furtherance of this mission, CUNY respects, upholds and endeavors to safeguard the principles of academic freedom, freedom of expression and freedom of inquiry.