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5/8/17
The former UB Office of Economic Development (OED) is now Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships, a name change that reflects enhanced services.
4/13/17
UB is no longer using the ecrt system for effort reporting.  Changes to the federal regulations governing effort reporting offers the ability to reduce administrative burden on faculty by transitioning to an acceptable alternative method for certification.
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.