Benefits

WageWorks Pre-Tax Limit Increase

March 2016

Effective January 1, 2016, the monthly maximum for the WageWorks Park-n-Ride and Commuter Benefit Plans is $255, with a bi-weekly maximum of $127.50.

CUNY Work/Life EAP

March 2016

The CUNY Work/Life Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free service provided for you and your dependents by your employer.

Changes to Your GHI-CBP/EBCBS Plans

March 2016

If you participate in Empire BlueCross BlueShield and GHI Comprehensive Benefit Plan (CBP), several changes were made to the plans effective January 1, 2016.

Phased Retirement Continuation

December 2015

The University is pleased to announce that the Voluntary Phased Retirement Program for eligible members of the PSC-represented teaching and non-teaching instructional staff will be continued. This program enables long-standing members of the faculty and staff to continue to work for the University on a part-time basis while they transition into retirement or explore new opportunities.

Coming January 1 – New PSC Welfare Fund Prescription Drug Provider

December 2015

We are pleased to announce that the PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund has made a change in the company with whom we contract to provide members their prescription drug benefit. As of January 1, 2016, the Fund’s drug benefit will be provided through CVS/Caremark for active employees, and through its affiliate, SilverScript, for Medicare-eligible retirees.

CUNY Work/Life EAP

December 2015

The Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free service provided for you and your dependents by your employer. This program offers a wide variety of counseling, referral, and consultation services, which are all designed to assist you and your family in resolving work/life issues in order to live happier, healthier, and more balanced lives.

Fall 2015 Benefits Open Enrollment/Transfer Period

September 2015

During the Open Enrollment/Transfer Period, employees have the opportunity to change their current coverage

Deer Oaks EAP

September 2015

The Deer Oaks Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program is a free service provided for you and your family/household by CUNY.

Catastrophic Sick Leave Open Enrollment

September 2015

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

New Health Plan Rates Effective July 2015

July 2015

The New York City Health Benefits Program recently updated the health plan rates as of July 2015. The rate changes will become effective the first full pay period of July 2015 and will be reflected on the July 23, 2015 paycheck for Central Office tax-levy employees.

CUNY Work/Life Program – Presented by Deer Oaks

July 2015

We gladly announce the new vendor for the CUNY Work/Life Program. The program is now administered by Deer Oaks EAP, and can assist you with many different types of challenges including childcare and eldercare, financial and legal issues, substance abuse, and many more.

New 2015 IRS Limits for Tax-Deferred Annuity Plans

January 2015

Now is the time to submit your 2015 deferral percentage changes for the 403(b) Tax-Deferred Annuity (TDA) Plans.