Announcements

Hurricane Matthew Relief

October 2016

Hurricane Matthew reminds us that we are vulnerable to all types of disasters. In the months ahead, residents of the impacted areas will be trying to recover from the devastation. It is expected that food, water, and medical supplies will be in short supply.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 2016

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and every year the NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) hosts their “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

October 2016

In 2016, an estimated 246,660 women will be newly diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the U.S.; 40,450 women will die as a result of this disease.

Fall 2016 Benefits Open Enrollment

October 2016

Now is the time to review your health care needs. The 2016 Open Enrollment/Transfer Period for the Flexible Spending Accounts Program, Health Insurance Plans, Young Adult Coverage to Age 26, On-site Flu Shot Vaccinations, Weight Watchers and PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund Dental Plans is here.

Catastrophic Sick Leave Open Enrollment

October 2016

The open enrollment period for participation in the Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank Program (CSLB) is October 1st through October 31st. The CSLB enables full-time employees to donate sick leave and/or annual leave to the CLSB each program year (September 1st through August 31st).

TIAA Retirement Plan Changes

October 2016

CUNY and TIAA are announcing group seminars to explain the changes to CUNY’s Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) and Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA) Plan effective January 2017.

WorkWell NYC Free Flu Shots: September 12 – November 23

October 2016

WorkWell of NYC in partnership with CUNY, and Affiliated Physicians will be hosting its 3rd flu vaccination campaign this Fall season. Free flu shots are available to all CUNY tax levy employees and municipal employees.

Weight Watchers

October 2016

The City of New York and its unions have partnered with Weight Watchers to offer a weight loss and health improvement program to employees at a special price. As part of the WorkWell NYC health and wellness initiative, NYC will be covering half of the cost of Weight Watchers programs for employees eligible for health benefits.

Health and Wellness Event – October 20 @ 42nd Street

October 2016

Mark your calendars! Central Office Human Resources will be hosting its annual Fall Health and Wellness Event on Thursday, October 20th at our 42nd Street location to coincide with the 2016 Benefits Open Enrollment/Transfer Period.

Important Changes to your GHI-CBP, HIP HMO, DC37 Med Team Plans

May 2016

Through the joint efforts of the City of New York Office of Labor Relations and the City’s Unions, represented by the Municipal Labor Committee, there are important changes to the GHI Comprehensive Benefits Plan (CBP) and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Plan, the HIP HMO plan, and DC37 Med Team plan that will become effective on July 1, 2016.

Discounted Weight Watchers Memberships

May 2016

The City of New York and its unions have partnered with Weight Watchers to offer a weight loss and health improvement program to employees at a special price. As part of the WorkWell NYC health and wellness initiative, beginning on June 1, 2016, NYC will be covering half of the cost of Weight Watchers programs for employees eligible for health benefits.

Pre-Retirement Seminars

May 2016

Retirement is one of the most important events we will experience. The process may seem daunting, and you may have a lot of questions on preparing for that chapter in your lives. The NYC Office of Labor Relations has designed seminars for employees who are contemplating retirement, and who have specific concerns, for example, the available health benefits options.