Human Resources

HR Announcements

The New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS) has introduced Retirement Online, a new website that members can use to access and manage their retirement information online.
The New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS) will hold their Annual Meeting of Delegates November 5-6, 2017 in Saratoga Springs, NY. As a participating institution, UB is eligible to elect one delegate to attend this meeting.
The External Audit Activity Policy, approved and signed by President Tripathi, is available in the University Policy Library
State employees represented by CSEA and PEF may enroll in the Over40 Comp Time II Pilot Program to earn compensatory time instead of overtime pay.
Leave your stress behind — discover and explore a myriad of techniques, resources and information proven to reduce stress at the annual Stress Less Retreat on April 26, 2017, presented by UB Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
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 withholding in their summer paychecks.
UB Wellfest is taking place on Thursday, April 27 from 10:00am - 2:00pm in the Center For the Arts (CFA). UB’s Bring Your Kids to Work Day has combined with UB Wellfest this year to offer a comprehensive family event focused on wellness. Employees, faculty and family members are all welcome to attend. 
State employees (excluding GSEU employees) should submit all overdue time sheets and semi-annual attendance and leave reports by May 15, 2017 to prevent withholding of paychecks.
On November 3, 2017, individuals enrolled in the SUNY 403(b) Voluntary Savings Program and Optional Retirement Program (ORP) will now be able to manage their plans online through a new program called Retirement@Work.
Eligible state employees can enroll in the Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for 2018 to exchange accrued vacation and/or personal leave for credit toward their share of NY State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) premiums.
State employees can enroll in a 2018 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) from Monday, October 2, 2017 through midnight, Monday, November 6, 2017.
Eligibile state employees represented by CSEA will see retroactive salary increases, longevity lump sum payments and performance advances in paychecks dated 10/4, 10/18 and 11/1/17.