Benefits

Lifetime Income: Help Secure Your Retirement

April 2018

TIAA will be hosting a financial essentials webinar exclusively for CUNY employees on Tuesday, April 24th at 12:00 p.m. Attending is easy – you don’t have to leave your desk! Just grab your lunch and enjoy this interactive opportunity.

Wall Street Journal and The New York Times

April 2018

CUNY students, faculty, and staff now have access to both The Wall Street Journal & The New York Times!  Use your cuny.edu email to activate a digital subscription – a great perk negotiated by The University Office of Library Services.

Term Life Insurance Underwriter Change

April 2018

Employees covered under the PSC Welfare Fund benefits should note that the underwriter for Term & Level Term Life Insurance has changed from US Life (AIG) to Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife). 

CUNY Work/Life EAP

April 2018

Helpful resources are available to you in the links below from the CUNY Work/Life Employee Assistance Program’s March and April Newsletters.

Fall Open Enrollment Changes

February 2018

Changes made during the 2017 Open Enrollment period last fall have taken effect as of January 4, 2018. Any changes you made to your health and welfare fund benefits should have been reflected on your January 18, 2018 paycheck.

WageWorks Updates and Reminders

February 2018

Effective January 1, 2018, the monthly pre-tax limit for the WageWorks Transit Commuter Plan and Park-n-Ride increased from $255 to $260.

Update Your Beneficiaries

February 2018

Current beneficiary designations on file are necessary to ensure that certain University benefits are paid promptly to the person(s) you wish. It is also necessary to contact your retirement and union welfare fund plans directly to verify and update your beneficiaries on those accounts.

TIAA – The Starting Line: Beginning to Save for Retirement

February 2018

To promote financial wellness and retirement readiness for our employees, Central Office Human Resources has partnered with TIAA to host a series of financial educational workshops to cover a variety of career and life stages. The workshops will be designed just for you to manage and save for both now and the future.

CUNY Work/Life EAP

October 2016

The CUNY Work/Life 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 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.

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.

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.