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3/30/17
UB is following best practices in the management of non-federal clinical trials by updating the Indirect Cost rates and the policy regarding the Residual Balance on Fixed Price Contracts for Sponsored Projects.
1/23/17

UB is postponing any changes to salaries and time reporting unless already processed. All employees continue to report their time in the systems and processes as they currently do.

11/29/16

UB is postponing any changes to salaries and time reporting unless already processed. All employees continue to report their time in the systems and processes as they currently do.

10/25/16

FLSA pay updates and overtime requirements could affect a few hundred university researchers and project staff members.

10/13/16
The Offices of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Sponsored Projects Services, Human Resources and Postdoctoral Scholars would like to take this opportunity to invite all UB Principal Investigators and grant administrative personnel to an important meeting to provide information, education, and guidance regarding the new rules issued by the U.S. Department of Labor for The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
8/29/16
Sponsored Projects Services' (SPS) is providing clarification of the payment process for Independent Contractors.
7/27/16

When you are notified that your CITI FCOI certification is expiring, you have the option of a refresher course rather than repeating the full training. 

6/23/16
Effective late summer 2016 - To help investigators manage their grant finances and personnel, the Research Foundation will be sending automatic monthly alerts to UB PI’s with active sponsored awards.