August 2014

New Health Plan Rates in July 2014

August 2014

The New York City Health Benefits Program implemented new health plan rates in July 2014. The rate changes were effective the first full pay period of July and reflected in the July 24 paycheck.

Updating Emergency Contacts via CUNYfirst

August 2014

Maintaining current primary and secondary emergency contact information is important in case of an illness, injury, urgent situation or disaster during the workday. With a few clicks, HR can contact a reliable loved one to support you during a crisis

2014 – 2015 Employee Holiday Calendar

August 2014

The University’s 2014-2015 Employee Holiday Calendar is now available for the period of September 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015.

CCA: CUNY’s EAP & Work/Life Assistance Program Provider

August 2014

Corporate Counseling Associates (CCA), the University’s Work/Life program provider has recent updates to share with us. Upcoming seminars: August will feature Where’s My Lunchbox? Family Readiness for the Start of the School Year, providing guidance on managing busy schedules, school locators, and after-school programs. September’s webinar, titled Is it Time? Knowing When your Aging Relative Needs Help, aims to educate those with older relatives on the subtle day-to-day signs that one may need help.

Depression assistance

August 2014

The news of Robin Williams’ apparent suicide has prompted an outpouring of grief and questioning amongst fans worldwide. With so many unrequited questions always surrounding depression, we encourage you all to visit CCA online to educate yourself a little more on this very weighty topic.

Family and Medical Leave (FML)

August 2014

FML may be taken for different reasons, such as an employee’s own serious health condition, the birth of a child or to care for a seriously ill immediate family member*. In order to be eligible for FML, an employee must be employed by CUNY for at least 12 months – and have worked at least 1,250 hours – prior to the beginning the leave.

CUNY Employee Discounts

August 2014

As an employee of the City University of New York, you are entitled to numerous discounts from some of the premiere organizations. Some examples so far are New York Sports Club, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Modell’s Sporting Goods, Jos. A. Bank, and many more!