IMPORTANT NEWS AND UPDATES
Benefits Open Enrollment for State Classified Employees FY 2014 has started. Open enrollment this year is PASSIVE, meaning that if you do not participate, your current employee benefits will continue into the next plan year, starting July 1, 2013, EXCEPT for flexible spending accounts (FSAs) which must be actively chosen every year.
FY 2013–14 Open Enrollment Dates: Tuesday, April 23–Friday,May 17, 2013. For more information
Information on new I-9 Forms:
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that there is a new I-9 form available for use effective immediately. The old I-9 form will only be accepted until May 1, 2013. Human Resources has the new I-9 form on the HR website at http://www.unco.edu/hr/forms along with the instructions and a Power Point Training. Additional information and webinars can be found at www.uscis.gov/I-9Central.
Human Resources will not accept the old I-9 form after May 1, 2013. It is very important for departments to purge old forms and use the HR forms found at http://www.unco.edu/hr/forms. This screen will always have the most updated forms for the campus to use.
Questions can be directed to Human Resources at 970-351-2718. Thanks for your immediate attention in this matter!
Invitation to “Meet and Confer” on the Annual Survey Process for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 PDF
Minimum Wage Increase
Effective Jan. 1, 2013, the Colorado minimum wage will increase to $7.78 per hour from $7.64 per hour. Payroll will adjust hourly rates for all current employees who are making less than $7.78 per hour.No paperwork is needed for current employees. EPAF Originators should make a note of this and submit new employees at the new rate of $7.78 or higher.
For more information, please visit: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDLE-LaborLaws/CDLE/125008302782
Get a tax break this season!
Attached is a guide for Free tax help (from Piton Foundation EITC Campaign) that is available to our employees: PDF