Ethics update for state employees

The NYS JCOPE has released its latest newsletter, available at https://jcope.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2018/12/2018fall-winter-newsletterfinal-121918.pdf. It addresses potential ethics violations of personal use of social media, how to monitor your ethics training and financial disclosure statement status, and a new advisory opinion of post-employment restrictions.

If you have any questions, please contact our campus Ethics Officer, Gail Feuer, at gail.feuer@oneonta.edu or at 607-436-2509.

Paycheck distribution for week of Dec. 26

PAYCHECK DISTRIBUTION – Wednesday, December 26, 2018 (Christmas Week)

Live paychecks will be distributed as usual on Wednesday, December 26 provided that someone in your department is available to receive and distribute them. If there will not be an individual in your department to receive and distribute checks that day, please alert the Payroll Office via email at payroll@oneonta.edu.

Please note that due to the holiday and US Postal Service, Direct Deposit Advices may not be readily available on Wednesday, December 26.  This does not impact the deposit to your bank account on the 26. You can log in at www.suny.edu/time to view and/or print an electronic copy of your advice. It is anticipated that the Direct Deposit Advices will be sent through a separate intercampus mailing to departments upon their arrival to Campus.

PLEASE NOTE:  Employees should retain this paycheck/advice as it contains valuable year-to-date information.

Hunt Union announces hours of operation for December break

TUESDAY, 12/18                               7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 12/19                         7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, 12/20                             7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, 12/21                                    7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY, 12/22 – WEDNESDAY, 12/26

THE OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE AND LEADERSHIP IS CLOSED FOR THE ENTIRE WEEK OF CHRISTMAS, 12/24 – 28 AND MONDAY, 12/31

STARBUCKS IS CLOSED FROM 12/22 – 1/1/19, REOPENING ON 1/2/19 AT 7:30 a.m.

OPEN ONLY FOR THE OFFICE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION ON THURSDAY 12/27 & FRIDAY 12/28 FROM 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED SATURDAY, 12/29 – TUESDAY, 1/1/19

REOPENING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, WEEKDAYS ONLY FROM 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CLOSED WEEKENDS UNTIL SUNDAY, JANUARY 13

Shahin Kachwala presents paper at NWSA

Dr. Shahin Kachwala (Women’s and Gender Studies) presented her paper “Gender, Islamophobia, and the Crisis of Secularism in India” at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference in Atlanta on November 9, 2018. This paper is part of Dr. Kachwala’s new project on the contemporary debates around secularism, gender, and women’s emancipation in India.

NWSA is the national conference in the field of Women’s and Gender Studies.

2019 Health Insurance for state employees

2019 HEALTH INSURANCE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES

If you want to make certain changes to your health insurance enrollment, you may do so NOW THROUGH JANUARY 18, 2019.

Do you want to:

            Change plans (The Empire Plan vs. an HMO)?

            Change from family coverage to individual coverage?

            Cancel your coverage?

            If you opted-out in 2018, do you want to enroll in The Empire Plan or an HMO?

To find rates and coverage details, visit NYSHIP Online at https://www.cs.ny.gov/employee-benefits/login/ or contact us in Human Resources.

To make changes, complete the PS-404, Health Insurance Transaction Form, available at https://www.cs.ny.gov/forms/ps404.pdf and submit it to Human Resources, 208 Netzer, no later than January18, 2019.

If you have any questions, visit us in Human Resources, 208 Netzer, or call us at 436-2509 or email Gail Feuer at gail.feuer@oneonta.edu or Lorraine Hall at lorraine.hall@oneonta.edu.