Benefits

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.
4/24/20
Retirement providers are providing ways for employees to interact and consult remotely.
12/6/19
The Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) and United University Professions (UUP) announced the allocation of funds for Individual Development Awards (IDA) for activity between July 2, 2019 and July 1, 2020
11/26/19
State employees can create, change or cancel payroll contributions for voluntary retirement savings plan(s) for 2020. The IRS has announced that the maximum calendar year contribution limits have increased for 2020.
7/8/19
Members of the New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS) can access and manage their retirement information online using Retirement Online.
4/29/19
The New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS) will hold their Annual Meeting of Delegates in October or November 2019 in Saratoga Springs, NY. As a participating institution, UB is eligible to elect one delegate to attend this meeting.
2/4/19
The Governor's Office of Employee Relations (GOER) announced that state offices would officially close early on January 30, 2019 and close the whole day on January 31, 2019 due to inclement weather. Learn how to charge your leave accruals.
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.
4/24/20
Retirement providers are providing ways for employees to interact and consult remotely.
12/6/19
The Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) and United University Professions (UUP) announced the allocation of funds for Individual Development Awards (IDA) for activity between July 2, 2019 and July 1, 2020