Announcements

Announcements

2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustments Announced

On November 6, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2019-59. You can find a partial summary of the IRS Notice for 2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustments, which is intended as a guide. Do not rely solely on this information when making financial decisions. It is recommended that you visit the IRS website and/or confer with your financial planner prior to making financial decisions.

SUNY Voluntary Savings Plan - 2020 Universal Availability Notice 

2020 participation guidelines for 403(b) Voluntary Savings Plan and the NYS Deferred Compensation Plan can be reviewed at SUNY Voluntary Savings Plan 2020 Universal Availability notice (pdf).

Productivity Enhancement for CSEA, UUP & M/C for 2020

Between 10/14/19 and 11/15/19 you may enroll in the Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for 2020. This program allows you to exchange vacation leave in return for a credit to be applied toward the employee share of your health insurance premium. Please see the attachment for more detailed information. If you meet the eligibility requirements and are interested in applying, please submit the enrollment form to the Office of Human Resources by the close of business on 11/15/2019. Please see PEP Guidelines, eligibility and link to the enrollment form: 2020 Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) 

NYS Department of Civil Service – Examination Schedules

Upcoming exams include Supervising Janitor.

Open-competitive examinations are open to an individual who meets the minimum qualifications specified on an examination announcement. View the tentative exam schedule, the scheduled exams and sign up for email alerts when new examination announcements are issued.  Promotion and Transition examinations are open to all qualified state employees. View the tentative exam schedule, the scheduled exams and sign up for email alerts when new examination announcements are issued. Visit the NYS Department of Civil Service for additional information.  

Highly Effective Office Assistant Certificate Program

An online learning program for CSEA-represented NYS employees

  • Courses available: July 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020
  • Application period: July 26, 2019 – January 30, 2020

About the Highly Effective Office Assistant Certificate Program

  • An online learning program to help employees enhance their administrative and clerical office skills
  • Employees must complete 18 required courses while achieving a passing grade of 70% or higher for each course in order to earn a certificate.
  • Supervisory approval is not required for courses taken at home.
  • Register today and begin taking courses anytime you wish during this six-month program.

For Technical Support and Questions

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Certificate Program

An online learning program for CSEA-represented NYS employees

  • Courses available: July 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020
  • Application period: July 26, 2019 – January 30, 2020

About the Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Certificate Program

  • An online learning program to help employees become more proficient in their Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 skills
  • Employees must complete 12 required courses while achieving a passing grade of 70% or higher for each course in order to earn a certificate.
  • Supervisory approval is not required for courses taken at home.
  • Register today and begin taking courses anytime you wish during this six-month program.

For Technical Support and Questions

 Tuition Benefits

  • UUP: United University Professions (UUP) employees may enroll in one course tuition-free per term on a space available basis.  If you are a UUP employee interested in taking a course at SUNY Delhi please download and complete the UUP Tuition Waiver (pdf)
  • CSEA: Offers authorized repayment of tuition to employees who successfully complete coursework at accredited schools. NYS & CSEA Partnership for Education and Training Tuition Benefits Program
  • SUNY: Available to state employees, the SUNY tuition support program provides reimbursement for part of an employee’s tuition cost. For UUP and CSEA this benefit it used when taking a second class during a semester, utilizing the union tuition benefit for the first class. The percentage of tuition that can be waived is determined by the applicant’s percentage of full-time employment and the available funding. The applicant must be enrolled in a participating school (all SUNY schools are participating). SUNY Tuition Waiver Program Instructions and Application (pdf)
  • Fees: Under the SUNY and UUP tuition benefit program, all other fees and costs other than tuition are the responsibility of the employee.
  • SUNY Delhi Fee Waiver: all campus employees including CADI, College Foundation and Child Care Center (DC-4) enrolled in courses at SUNY Delhi may request a waiver of the college’s mandatory Athletic Fee, Health Services Fee, Transportation Fee and Student Activity Fee, in accordance with Delhi’s broad-based fee policy. Employee Mandatory Fee Waiver Request

NYSHIP Health Insurance Online Services

NYSHIP Online has been designed and structured to provide you with more targeted information about your NYSHIP benefits. Guidelines for Web Navigation of NYSHIP Online (pdf). To access NYSHIP Online, visit the New York State Department of Civil Service website. First, click on the Employees tab, then State Government Employees, select New York State Health Insurance Program and click Continue. 

New York State and CSEA Partnership for Education and Training

The New York State and CSEA Partnership for Education and Training is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 tuition benefits program. Eligible CSEA employees are eligible for two tuition vouchers or tuition reimbursements. Courses include: Information Technology, Welding, Nursing and Commercial Drivers License (CDL).  A complete list of courses is available. Educational Advisement Services are available to CSEA represented employees by calling 518-486-7814 or 800-253-4332. For further information, visit NYS and CSEA Partnership, call 800-253-4332, or email advisors@nyscseapartnership.org.  

NYS UUP Joint Labor-Management Committees - Empire Knowledgebank

The New York State/United University Professions Joint Labor-Management Committee (NYS/UUP JLMC) is pleased to announce the Empire Knowledgebank (EKB) eLearning Program for UUP-represented employees. Employees who apply to the EKB Program can access thousands of eLearning courses, eBooks and short course videos to enhance their professional and career development, for certification preparation and continuing education in a variety of areas. Licenses will be issued to applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Employees seeking permission to use the EKB eLearning Program during normal business hours for job or career-related courses must request prior supervisor approval.  UUP employees interested in using the EKB must complete an application to use the EKB eLearning Program (pdf) and submit it to the NYS/UUP JLMC.  For more information please see EKB Program Guidelines (pdf), visit NYS/UUP JLMC on the web, OR contact a program representative directly at 518-486-4666 or by email at nysuuplmc@goer.ny.gov.  

SUNY Discounts

Discounts are also available to all SUNY employees by visiting  SUNY Discount Program, SUNY PerksCard/PerksConnect, Plum Benefits, My Better Benefits,  and our own Delhi Discounts (pdf).  

NYS Payroll Online Services Available: 

NYS Department of Civil Service – Examination Schedules

Open-competitive examinations are open to an individual who meets the minimum qualifications specified on an examination announcement; view the tentative exam schedule, the scheduled exams and sign up for email alerts when new examination announcements are issued.  Promotion and Transition examinations are open to all qualified state employees; view the tentative exam schedule, the scheduled exams and sign up for email alerts when new examination announcements are issued. Visit the NYS Department of Civil Service for additional information.  

Leaves of Absence & FMLA Information for Employees

In an effort to recognize the need of employees who require time away from work for personal reasons, employees must submit a request for a leave of absence with the understanding that not all requests are granted. To begin the process, complete the Request for Leave of Absence (pdf) found on the Human Resources Forms page.  Types of leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are to care for your own serious illness (pdf), a family member’s serious health condition (pdf), a military family member’s injury/illness (pdf) or qualifying military exigencies (pdf). Please review NEW Employee Rights and Responsibilities under FMLA (pdf) and note that supporting documentation may be required. For more information, contact the Human Resources Office, 607-746-4495.  

Time Off for Breast Cancer Screenings

Employees are allowed to take up to four hours of paid leave annually for physical exams and mammograms for the detection of breast cancer and prostate cancer without charge to leave credits. Absence beyond the four-hour cap must be charged to leave credits.  Employees are entitled to a leave of absence for breast cancer screenings scheduled during the employees’ regular work hours. Employees who undergo screenings outside their regular work schedule do so on their own time. For example, employees are not granted compensatory time off for breast or prostate cancer screenings that occur on a pass day or a holiday. Employees must indicate Breast Cancer Screening or Prostate Cancer Screening on their time sheet when using this leave, and attach appropriate medical documentation to support the absence.  Visit the U.S. Food & Drug Administration website for information about mammography facilities.  

CSEA Tuition Benefits Program

The Tuition Benefits Program provides educational benefits to CSEA-represented NYS employees, enabling them to achieve greater career mobility, qualify for promotional opportunities, improve job skills, and prepare for future state workforce needs. For more info, visit NYS & CSEA Partnership for Education & Training, download the application and visit benefit programs below:

 

 

Injured on the job?  Call the Accident Reporting System (ARS)

ARS Card

Each injured employee & student worker injury must:

  1. call the ARS 1-888-800-0029, you will need to know:
    1. our Workers' Compensation carrier is the NYS Insurance Fund

      Glendale Tech Park Building 16, 2001 East Perimeter Road, East Endicott, NY 13760-7390 Phone 888-875-5790 fax 607-741-3985
    2. our participating prescription service is CVS Caremark 1-866-493-1640
  2. complete the Employee Accident & Investigation Report
  3. provide report to your supervisor for their signature
  4. send completed report to Human Resources, Bush Hall

Please see revised versions of the accident & injury reporting forms below.