On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. The law and subsequent changes made to the law focus on provisions to expand coverage, control health care costs and improve the health care delivery system. Open enrollment for health insurance coverage through the Marketplace begins on October 1, 2013 for coverage starting as early as January 1, 2014.
The New York City Health Benefits Program has updated its health plan rates as of July 2013. The rate changes became effective the first full pay period of July 2013 and are reflected on the July 25, 2013 paycheck for Central Office employees. Click Health Plan Rate Comparison – July 2013 to view the rate comparison between […]
The City of New York Health Benefits Program is conducting a Dependent Eligibility Audit of all employees and retirees who are enrolled in a City-sponsored health plan and have at least one dependent under their coverage. The audit is being led by Aon Hewitt’s Dependent Eligibility Verification Center on behalf of the City of New […]
The City University of New York has recently reached an agreement with the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) to create a three-year pilot voluntary phased retirement program. This program will cover the 2013-2014, 2014-2015, and 2015-2016 academic years. To be eligible, an employee must be a tenured faculty member, a Lecturer with a CCE, a tenured […]
IT Security plays an important role in protecting the privacy of personal information and data belonging to CUNY faculty, students and staff. It is critical that all members of the CUNY community learn the importance of IT Security to ensure that the academic and administrative systems continue to be available for University business, to maintain […]
Each year, certain employees are expected to complete the Financial Disclosure forms as required by the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE). CUNY employees who are considered to be “policy-makers” and/or whose annual salary is greater than $88,256 are required to file a financial disclosure statement. Additional information is available at the […]
Employees enrolled in a CUNY retirement plan under the new Tier 6 may have noticed a higher retirement contribution rate on their April 4, 2013 check date. According to the Tier 6 legislation passed in 2012, effective April 1, 2013 the required employee contribution rate is based on the employee’s annual salary. The new schedule […]