HR Announcements

7/2/20
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order which requires individuals to quarantine for 14 days after traveling for 24 hours or longer to states that have a high test rate for COVID-19. Employees that travel to such states are ineligible for paid sick leave benefits if the travel was not directed by the employee’s employer.
6/17/20
Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New York, has recognized June 19, 2020 as Juneteenth, which shall be a holiday for state employees.
6/2/20
State 10-month faculty members receiving a paycheck from September until June can request that their salary be paid throughout the year — over 26 pay periods instead of 21 pay periods.
6/1/20
UB will serve as the lead institution for the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (UNY HERC).
4/24/20
Retirement providers are providing ways for employees to interact and consult remotely.
4/22/20
State 10-month faculty members and state 10-month teaching and graduate assistants can expect to see extra health insurance deductions taken to cover the summer months prior to their last payroll check for the academic year.
4/6/20
Student employees who work during the summer and are not enrolled with at least six credit hours for the summer session can expect to see Social Security and Medicare withholding in their summer paychecks.
7/2/20
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order which requires individuals to quarantine for 14 days after traveling for 24 hours or longer to states that have a high test rate for COVID-19. Employees that travel to such states are ineligible for paid sick leave benefits if the travel was not directed by the employee’s employer.
6/17/20
Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New York, has recognized June 19, 2020 as Juneteenth, which shall be a holiday for state employees.
6/2/20
State 10-month faculty members receiving a paycheck from September until June can request that their salary be paid throughout the year — over 26 pay periods instead of 21 pay periods.