COHR Presents Supervisory Development Seminars

January 2015

COHR Presents is a series of two to three-hour seminars with presentations conducted by senior HR staff to provide our University managers and supervisors with practical training and guidance regarding essential tax levy human resource matters. These seminars are designed to provide managers and supervisors with current information about contractual provisions, plus University policies, procedures, and practices.

February 2015 COHR Training Workshops

January 2015

In February 2015, we will offer two training workshops entitled, Conducting Effective Performance Evaluation Conferences and Preparing for Supervision. These workshops are geared towards new and experienced department heads, program directors, team leaders, and general managers and supervisors to help them develop the skills to prepare performance evaluations and discuss work performance more effectively with their staff members.

Central Office HR @your service

January 2015

Key COHR staff members visit various Central Office locations on a regular basis to provide in-person customer service to our employees. Please bookmark the Schedule and spread the word for when we will be @your service.

Nepotism: CUNY’s Policy Regarding the Hiring, Employment, and Supervision of Family Members

October 2014

The University seeks to foster a work environment conducive to satisfying family life for all members of the University community. The policy stipulates that no Covered Individual shall take part in any decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge any of his or her Family Members with respect to any position at the University.

COHR Functional Directory

October 2014

Who should you contact when you have a specific question? Take some time to view the COHR directory and identify who to contact on our team for your specific needs.

Additionally, do not forget to mark your calendars for the dates when COHR members are at your location in the upcoming months!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 2014

The Central Office is reaching out to CUNY family and friends to help prevent, treat, and eradicate this disease by participating in the American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, October 19, 2014, in Central Park. Last year the Central Office raised over $6,700 for the cure, and our 2014 campaign has already raised nearly $1,000 in just a short time. With your help, we hope to increase our total amount to $7,000 this year.

Shine the Light on Domestic Violence aka Turn the State Purple

October 2014

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and October 15th, OPDV encourages all New Yorkers to wear purple to show respect and raise awareness on this worldwide issue.

Free NYTimes Digital Access

October 2014

Enjoy free digital access to The New York Times for 52 weeks with uninterrupted service.

Deadline to Complete Your CUNY Workplace Violence Prevention Training is December 31st

October 2014

OHRM’s Professional Development & Learning Management unit (PDLM) has worked with a new vendor to develop a mandatory, revamped, online workplace violence prevention training program that was officially launched University-wide on September 10th.

Fall 2014 Benefits Open Enrollment/Transfer Period

October 2014

o Flexible Spending Accounts Program: September 22nd – October 31st

o Health Insurance Plan & Young Adult Coverage to Age 26: October 1st – October 31st

o PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund Dental Plan: October 1st – October 31st

Stay tuned in the upcoming weeks for details on our 2014 Health & Wellness Fair and Flu Shots scheduled for October 23rd.

Employee Self Service in CUNYfirst

October 2014

On September 22nd we notified staff of the updated functionality within Employee Self Service (ESS) in CUNYfirst. This method is to be utilized for validating and updating your personal information should any of it change during your employment with the University.

Catastrophic Sick Leave

October 2014

The open enrollment period for participation in the Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank Program (CSLB) is October 1st through October 31st.