December 2011

Acceptance of Gifts

December 2011

During this Holiday Season, this serves as a quick reminder to all employees that City University of New York has established a zero tolerance policy against the acceptance of gifts of any value from prohibited sources, regardless of whether the gift was intended to influence or reward you.

New York Cares Coat Drive

December 2011

The Season of giving is upon us. The City University of New York Central Office team at 80th street is participating in the 23rd Annual New York Cares Coat Drive.

John Hancock Long Term Care Update

December 2011

The John Hancock Long Term Care Program recently informed the PSC Welfare Fund that new enrollments for this voluntary coverage will be discontinued, effective January 1, 2012. If you are already enrolled in this program, this message does not pertain to you. However, if you have been considering long-term care insurance, now is the time act.

2012 IRS Limits for Tax Deferred Annuity Plans

December 2011

Now is the time to submit your annual enrollment/deferral percentage deduction changes for the Tax Deferred Annuity Plans. Tax Deferred Annuity contributions are deducted pre-tax from your paycheck on a biweekly basis, while your earnings grow tax-deferred. Pre-tax contributions in some plans allows you to reduce your current federal, state, local and NYS income taxes.

CUNY Work/Life Program – Winter Newsletter

December 2011

The CUNY Work/Life Program, CCA, has just released their 2011 LifeLines Winter Newsletter, featuring important topics such; as warning signs your older family member may need help, holiday shopping tips, adult children living at home and safe surfing on public Wi-Fi.