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 […]

CUNY Work/Life Program presents a FREE Webinar: “Anger: Learning to Keep Your Cool” on July 15, 2014 at 12pm and 2pm EST

June 19, 2014 | Uncategorized

CUNY Work/Life Program Spring 2014 Newsletter

March 18, 2014 | Uncategorized


Healthcare Flexible Spending Account Grace Period

February 28, 2014 | Uncategorized

The Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (HCFSA) offers participants a grace period from January 1, 2014 through March 15, 2014 to submit claims for eligible out-of-pocket health care expenses incurred in 2013 and the first quarter of 2014.  March 15th is the deadline for submission of medical bills and the HCFSA claim form to use up […]

Update Emergency Contact Information via CUNYfirst

February 28, 2014 | Uncategorized

Providing HR with your current primary and secondary emergency contact information is important in case of an illness, injury, urgent situation or disaster during the workday. With a few clicks, HR can contact a reliable loved one to support you during a crisis.  Tax-levy employees can access their personal information in CUNYfirst via Employee Self […]

Update Your Beneficiaries

February 28, 2014 | Uncategorized

A beneficiary is a person or legal entity that one designates to collect the proceeds from an estate, trust, retirement account, life insurance policy, or transfer on death accounts.  Named beneficiaries can generally supersede directives listed in a will for certain assets.  Major life events or family status changes naturally trigger beneficiary updates (marriage, divorce, […]

CUNY Work/Life Program Winter 2013 Newsletter

December 2, 2013 | Uncategorized


TIAA-CREF Announces Launch of $100,000 “Big Dreams Start Small College Fund” Contest

November 26, 2013 | Uncategorized

NEW YORK, September 5, 2013 – To raise awareness of the benefits of state 529 college savings plans and to help one student’s dreams come true, TIAA-CREF today announced the launch of the Big Dreams Start Small $100,000 College Fund Contest. The winner will receive $100,000 contributed to a state 529 college savings account for […]

Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank Program Special Open Enrollment Extended to January 31,2014

November 21, 2013 | Uncategorized

The special open enrollment period, originally scheduled to end on December 13, 2013, has been extended to January 31, 2014! CUNY’s new Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank Program (“CSLB”) for eligible full-time University employees went into effect on December 16, 2013, but there’s still time to enroll.  As you may have heard, the CSLB is a […]