Revisiting Sandy: A Look Back

November 6, 2013 | Uncategorized

Revisiting Sandy: A Look Back A year ago, the tri-state area was still reeling from the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy. Over the next weeks and months, the recovery process was a study in resiliency, collaboration, and cooperation. Everyone lent a helping hand to those in need, even if they themselves were victims of the storm. […]

New Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage Options

October 2, 2013 | Uncategorized

Section 1512 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act creates a new Fair Labor Standards Act, Section 18B, that requires employers to notify all employees of coverage options available through the new Health Insurance Marketplace.  This notification does not affect your eligibility for health insurance offered by The City University of New York. Click […]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

September 27, 2013 | Uncategorized

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.

New Health Plan Rates Effective July 2013

July 25, 2013 | Uncategorized

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 […]

Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit

July 18, 2013 | Uncategorized

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 […]

New CUNY Phased Retirement Program

July 18, 2013 | Uncategorized

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 […]

NYC Prohibits Discrimination Against Unemployed

June 13, 2013 | Uncategorized

CUNY Work/Life Program Summer 2013 Newsletter

June 12, 2013 | Uncategorized


CUNY Work/ Life Program presents a FREE Webinar: “It’s Not Just About the Money” on June 18, 2013 at 12pm and 2pm EST

June 5, 2013 | Uncategorized

IT Security Procedures and Policy

May 21, 2013 | Uncategorized

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 […]