Archive for 2014

New 2015 Tax-Deferred Annuity Plan Limits

December 1, 2014 | Uncategorized

If you contribute to one of CUNY’s 403(b) Tax-Deferred Annuity (TDA) Plans, now is the time to submit deferral changes for next year.  The IRS’s new contribution limits for TDAs for the 2015 calendar year are: If you are under age 50, the maximum is $18,000 If you are age 50 or older, the maximum […]

Retiring Minds at CUNY Want to Know!

November 24, 2014 | Uncategorized

CUNY offers its employees myriad opportunities and vehicles for its employees to save for retirement.  But navigating through the complex maze of pensions, annuities, Medicare and retiree health insurance can be daunting, and what you need is … help! Help is exactly what 75 CUNY employees from around the University got on November 12th, when […]

CUNY Work/Life Program presents a FREE Webinar: “Eating Your Way to Wellness” on November 18, 2014 at 12pm and 2pm EST

November 13, 2014 | Uncategorized

Flexible Spending Enrollment Extended to November 14th

November 10, 2014 | Uncategorized

The Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Program has extended its Open Enrollment deadline through this Friday, November 14, 2014.  If you wish to enroll in the 2015 FSA Program, please mail in your FSA Enrollment Form no later than this Friday, November 14th. Annual re-enrollment is required for both the Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts Program […]

Free NYTimes Digital Access

October 9, 2014 | Uncategorized

Enjoy free digital access to The New York Times for 52 weeks!  CUNY’s Office of Library Services and the campus libraries are pleased to announce that The New York Times Digital is now available to all CUNY students, faculty and staff. This means that anyone with an email address ending in (or can […]

Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank

October 9, 2014 | Uncategorized

The open enrollment period for participation in the University’s Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank Program (CSLB) is October 1st through October 31st. The CSLB is a pool of sick leave and annual leave voluntarily donated by individuals who are employed full-time on an annual salaried basis for potential use as sick leave by eligible full-time employees […]

Charity Begins at the CUNY Campaign

October 6, 2014 | Uncategorized

The 2014 CUNY Campaign for Voluntary Charitable Giving was kicked off on September 17th by its Chair, Vice Chancellor Gloriana B. Waters, and Sheila O’Connor of EarthShare. “Over the past three decades, CUNY’s faculty and staff have donated more than twelve and a half million dollars,” said Waters. “Much of that support has stayed within […]

Fall 2014 “Pre-Retirement” Educational Seminars

September 17, 2014 | Uncategorized

It’s never too soon to start planning for retirement.  As part of our ongoing efforts to support employees as they consider their retirement options, the Office of Human Resources Management is pleased to announce the continuation of our “Pre-Retirement Seminar: What to Think About” series. These seminars are designed for employees who have attained age […]

Microaggressions: Sometimes the Little Things Hurt the Most

July 29, 2014 | Uncategorized

Microaggressions: Sometimes the Little Things Hurt the Most by Dean Jennifer S. Rubain and Maryann McKenzie, CUNY Office of Recruitment & Diversity  

New Health Plan Rates Effective July 2014

July 23, 2014 | Uncategorized

The New York City Health Benefits Program recently updated the employee costs of individual and family health plan coverage. The rate changes will be effective the first full pay period of July 2014. Click Health Plan Rate Comparison – July 2014 to view a rate comparison between July 2013 and July 2014. Click Health Benefits […]