HR Liaison Network News Archive

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2017

January

  • January 2, 2017 - Benefits Orientation Session– Tuesday, January 10, 2017, Postdoctoral or Graduate Student Fellows Benefit Process, New vs. Old Version of Form I-9, TAMU NEW Session January 10, Training Compliance Reports for January – As of January 1, 2017, New Year, New Challenges
  • January 9, 2017 - Primary Manager Designation, New Semester Means New Employees for iBenefit, Does Your New Employee Have Previous State Service?, University Holiday – January 16, 2017, New WELL Leader Program – Applications due January 17, Special Informational Session & Book Signing Opportunity with Dr. Sulak – January 13, Wellness Exam Incentive, Workday Readiness, Form W-4 (2017), Inactive Wage Employee Report, New vs. Old Version of Form I-9, Procedures Related to Inclement Weather
  • January 17, 2017 - Carmen Espitia Retirement Reception, Benefit Enrollment and iBenefits for Newly Hired International Students, New WELL Leader Program – Applications Due Today!, Naturally Slim Program Now Available to Employees/Spouses Enrolled in A&M Care Plan, Long-Term Care Insurance Available as Voluntary Benefit Under PerksConnect, Covia Health Mobile Wellness Days, Onsite Preventive Checkup Appointments, Limited Spaces Available, Manager Structure – Now and in the Future, Form W-4 (2017), Review SSO Security Log; Report Suspicious Activity
  • January 23, 2017 - New Semester Means New Employees for iBenefits, Long-Term Care Insurance Information Session, January 24, Naturally Slim Program Now Available to Employees/Spouses Enrolled in A&M Care Plan, Covia Health Mobile Wellness Days, Onsite Preventive Checkup Appointments, Limited Spaces Available, New Year, New Efficiencies, Workday Town Hall!, New Version of Form I-9, Looking to Get Fit in the New Year?
  • January 30, 2017 - Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Wellness Release Time, Long-Term Care Insurance Webinars Available, 1095-C Tax Form Information, Workday Quick Links, New Version of Form I-9, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Session February 8, Health Awareness – Did You Know?

February

  • February 6, 2017 - Living WLL Aware at Texas A&M, President’s Meritorious Service Award Winners, Staff Appreciation Week February 27 – March 3, Hiring Freeze Directive, Workday Open Forum, New Security Role Definitions, Workday Town Hall, Training Compliance Reports for February – As of February 1, 2017, Alternate Work Location Available to Support Work/Life Balance
  • February 13, 2017 - Summer Insurance Premiums – Departments Are You Planning Ahead?, Periodically Encourage Monitoring of Vacation Balances, Benefit Briefs Newsletter, Long-Term Care Insurance Webinars Available, The Word on Workday Workday Open Forum, February 16, Comprehensive Employee Health & Wellness Survey, Walk Across Texas – Form Your Team Now!, Preparation for Performance Evaluations, PATHways Training and PATH Demos Now Available, Justification/Comments EPA Field, Reviewing Job Duties Each Year is Required
  • February 20, 2017 - We Need Your Help with Workday!, RSVP Deadline this Thursday for Staff Appreciation Week Events, Getting Texas A&M Ready for Workday, Workday Updates Available Online, Workday Open Forums, Comprehensive Employee Health & Wellness Survey – Deadline is March 1, 2017, Walk Across Texas – Form Your Team Now!, PATHways Performance Plan Status Report, Why Can’t I See all my Employees?, PATHways Training and PATH Demos Now Available, Completing a Paper Form I-9
  • February 27, 2017 - Workday Project Team, System Integration Testing, Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Changes in Employment that Impact Benefits Eligibility, Annual Term Month Appointments; Impact on Summer Insurance Premiums, PMSA Event Kicks-Off Staff Appreciation Week at Texas A&M, Department Appreciation Day Friday, March 4, Say Hello to Workday, Data Protection in the Cloud: The Workday Way, Stress-Busting Program for Caregivers, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #2: Critique Caloric Consumption, Comprehensive Employee Health & Wellness Survey – Deadline is this week, March 1, 2017!, Self Assessment in PATH – Notification Email on March 2, Research Staff – Alternative Performance Evaluation Form, PATHways Training and PATH Demos Now Available, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Session March 8, Guardian Changes for Completing Form I-9 Section 3, Employee Input Encouraged

March

  • March 6, 2017 - Spring Break – Holiday Pay Eligibility Reminder, Update: Staff Titles “Under Review” Will Remain Exempt, Workday Open Forum, March 23, Attention All Managers!, Registration Open for Water Cooler 5K Fun Run/Walk – Deadline is March 28!, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #2: Critique Caloric Consumption, Self Assessments Now Available, PATHways Training and PATH Demos, Training Compliance Reports for March – As of March 1, 2017, March 2017 Biweekly Pay Date, Save the Date: CSBA Conference May 15, 2017, Do Your Employees Know the Purpose of Performance Evaluations?
  • March 13, 2017 - Spring Break – Holiday Pay Eligibility Reminder, Staff Appreciation Week Feedback Survey, Workday Open Forum, March 23, ALL on Campus Fitness Sessions CANCELED for Spring Break, Registration Open for Water Cooler 5K Fun Run/Walk – Deadline is March 28!, Lunch & Learn: Airrosti Rehab Centers Monday, March 27, Performance Evaluation FAQs, Revising the Performance Plan, PATHways Training and PATH Demos, EPA Payroll Corrections
  • March 20, 2017 - Hiring Freeze Information, Nominations Open for SEBAC Representative, Sheri Yetter Retirement Reception March 31, Long-Term Care Insurance Special Enrollment Closes April 19, Workday Open Forum, March 23, Lunch & Learn: Airrosti Rehab Centers - Monday, March 27, Registration Open for Water Cooler 5K Fun Run/Walk – Deadline is March 28!, COVIA Health Mobile Wellness Days – March 29 & 30, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #3: Make Movement Mandatory, Access to Previous Online Evaluations, PATHways Training and PATH Demos, In the Event of an Emergency
  • March 27, 2017 - SEBAC Nominations Close Friday, Primary Manger Designations, Manager Structure and Responsibilities – Now and in the Future, Workday Training Strategy for Managers, Lunch & Learn: Airrosti Rehab Centers - Wednesday, March 29, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #3: Make Movement Mandatory, Performance Evaluations in PATH – Notification Email on April 2, Performance Plan Reminders, Absence of Performance Goals in PATH, Supervisor’s Checklist, PATHways Training and PATH Demos, EPA Payroll Corrections, Follow HROE on Social Media

April

  • April 3, 2017 - Employees Missing Primary Manager Assignments in SSO, Preparations for May 10 Workday Data Freeze, Summer Insurance Premium Process, Summer Insurance Premium Q&As Available Online, National Employee Benefits Day, Summer Insurance Premium Process, Workday Open Forum, April 19, Manager Role in Workday, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #4: Halt Harmful Habits, Halt Harmful Habits Workshop, Printing Evaluations, What If There Are Two Supervisors?, PATHways Demo, Training and Help Session, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Session April 12 – Please Register by Friday, April 7, Training Compliance Reports for April – As of April 1, 2017, Retroactive EPAs, UPDATE to UIN/BPP Base Record or Temporary ID Request forms, Inactive Wage Employee Report, HR Liaison Network News Archive
  • April 10, 2017 - Summer Insurance Premium Process - EPA or File Deadline Tomorrow, Early Release on Friday, April 14, SEBAC Election Ballot – Please DO NOT Forward, Workday and You, Learning How to Use Workday, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #4: Halt Harmful Habits, Wellness Reminders, Progress Notes, Deciding on the Correct Performance Evaluation Rating, New Employee? Underperforming Employee?, PATHways Demo, Training and Help Session, Pick Up Paychecks before Noon Friday, April 14, Retroactive EPAs, UPDATE to UIN/BPP Base Record or Temporary ID Request forms, Step In. Stand Up, Registration Open for the CSBA Spring 2017 Conference, An Easy Way to View Position Descriptions,
  • April 17, 2017- HR Liaison Credit, Summer Premium Notifications Set for this Week, Pending Documents in LeaveTraq, Benefit Briefs Newsletter, Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair – Save the Date, Join Us at the Workday Open Forum, April 19, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #4: Halt Harmful Habits, Wellness Reminders, Where Do I Enter Next Year’s Goals (2017/2018)? , PATHways Demo and Training, RSVP for Staff Photo Day Saturday, May 20, Descriptive Comments Encouraged for All Ratings
  • April 24, 2017 - Summer Premium Notifications, Timeline and Additional Considerations, Funding Source for Summer Premiums; Change Deadline is May 16, HR Liaison Roles in Workday,Workday Training for HR Liaisons and Distributed Managers, Workday Elevator Speech,Reminder: Proposed Salaries on Postings, The Word on Workday, Workday Open Forum, Workday Pulse Check, On Campus Preventive Health Checkup Appointments, Performance Evaluation Reminder, Viewing Completed Evaluations, Extension Request , PATHways Demo and Training ,Retirement and Benefit Eligibility for Less than 12 Month Appointments During Summer, Evaluations Should be Discussed Between Supervisor and Employee

May

  • May 1, 2017 - Summer Premium – May 5 Deadline for Bi-Weekly Paid Employees, Training Compliance Reports for May – As of May 1, 2017, Extended Pay Plan Changes, January 2018, Getting Ready to Use Workday, Free Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #5: Meticulously Manage Money and Minutes, Financial WELLNESS Workshops, Covia Health Mobile Wellness Days Discontinued, PATHways Performance Evaluation Status Report, What If There Are Two Supervisors?, PATHways Demo and Training, Graduate Assistantship End of Term / Summer EPA Creation Notes, CSBA Spring 2017 Conference Registration Closes May 4, RSVP for Staff Photo Day, Saturday, May 20, Annual Performance Evaluations
  • May 8, 2017 - Affordable Care Act (ACA) Benefit Eligibility Determination for Newly Hired Wage and Student Workers, ACA Benefit Eligibility Determination for Existing Wage and Student Workers, Summer Premium – May 19 Deadline for Monthly Paid Employees, On Campus Preventive Checkup Appointments, Limited Spaces Available, Summer Premiums for Employees Paid Biweekly and Monthly, Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair – Save the Date, HR Liaison Roles in Workday, Do ALL Employees in YOUR Department Know About Workday?, Workday Training and Readiness Strategy, Join Us at the Workday Open Forum, May 18, Free Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff, Fitbit Corporate Wellness Program – Discount Storefront, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #5: Meticulously Manage Money and Minutes, May Financial WELLNESS Workshops, Steps to Complete an Evaluation, PATH Issue with Emails, Simplify the Workday Performance Goal Process, PATH System Availability, PATHways Demo and Training, Special Note for Student Status Positions and Placement in Wage Positions, Jim Kuhlmann Retirement May 31, Employee Input Opportunities
  • May 15, 2017 - Summer Premium – May 19 Deadline for Monthly Paid Employees, Pending Documents in LeaveTraq, Wellness Exam Incentive Program Reminders & Communications, Join Us at the Workday Open Forum, May 18, Free Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff, Fitbit Corporate Wellness Program – Discount Storefront, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #5: Meticulously Manage Money and Minutes, May Financial WELLNESS Workshops, How do I change an employee’s supervisor for the performance evaluation? – and – My employee is not listed under “My Employees’ Review” – What do I do?, Closing the Evaluation, Access to Last Year’s (2015-2016), Evaluations, PATHways Training and Resources, Process for Hiring Less than 12 Month Appointments During Summer, Pre-Employment Screening
  • May 22, 2017 - Messages for Jim Kuhlmann’s Retirement, Workday Resources for HR Liaisons, Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair - Save the Dates July 20 & 21, Memorial Day - Holiday Pay Eligibility Reminder, Workday Training Catalog, TAMUS to Workday Terminology, Texas A&M System Wellness Incentive Program – Annual Wellness Exam Requirement, Free Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff, Fitbit Corporate Wellness Program – Discount Storefront, May Financial WELLNESS Workshops, Why Can’t I See all my Employees?, Don’t Lose Your Hard Work!, Where Do I Enter Next Year’s Goals (2017/2018)?, Viewing Completed Evaluations, PATHways Resources, Process for Hiring Less than 12 Month Appointments During Summer, Payroll Services Customer Satisfaction Survey, Whether the Weather Impacts the Workplace

  • Special Edition May 24, 2017 - Pathways Performance Management

  • May 30, 2017 - Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, June 14, Summer Premiums, Summer Premiums for Employees Paid Monthly, Join Us at the Workday Open Forum, June 15, Say Hello to Workday through Video, MyEvive – Register today at tamus.myevive.com!, MyEvive – Texas A&M System Showdown Benefits 500, Texas A&M System Wellness Incentive Program – Annual Wellness Exam Requirement, Free Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff, Fitbit Corporate Wellness Program – Discount Storefront open through June 30, Annual Performance Evaluations – Due Wednesday, PATHways Performance Evaluation Status Report, Requesting an Extension, PATH System Availability, PATHways Resources, Graduate Assistantship End of Term / Summer EPA Creation Notes, Rescheduled Staff Photo Day Saturday, June 24, Whether the Weather Impacts the Workplace

June

  • June 5, 2017 - Workday Preparations, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Session June 14, Cancelled: Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, June 14, Annual Enrollment Information Coming Soon  – Save the Date for Benefits Fair, Training Compliance Reports for June – As of June 1, 2017, Workday:  What’s Staying and What’s Going Away, Workday Security Roles, How Can You Learn More about Workday?, What Can a MANAGER Do and See in Workday?, MyEvive – Register Today at tamus.myevive.com!, Join the A&M System Showdown, MyEvive Benefits 500, Dog Days of Summer! hosted by WELLNESS WORKS!, Texas A&M System Wellness Incentive Program – Annual Wellness Exam Requirement, PATH System Availability
  • June 12, 2017- Workday Pulse Check #2 for HR Departmental Processors / Liaisons, Workday Security Roles, Termination EPAs Needed to End Benefits Coverage , Workday Video Help Courses, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #6: Graciously Give Your Gifts, Graciously Give Your Gifts in June!, Dog Days of Summer! hosted by WELLNESS WORKS! - Tuesday, June 13, Fitbit Corporate Wellness Program – Discount Storefront open through June 30, 2017-2018 Performance Management Process, Review Position Descriptions for the 2017-2018 Performance Management Process, Upcoming PATHways Training, EPA Employee Location and Check Distribution Fields, Don’t Lose Those Vacation Hours
  • June 19, 2017 - University Holidays Approved for 2017-2018, HR Liaison Network Summer Meeting – Coming Soon!, Explore Your Brighter Workday, Workday Help is Now Live!, Free Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff Employees, Graciously Give Your Gifts in June!, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #6: Graciously Give Your Gifts, Fitbit Corporate Wellness Program – Discount Storefront open through June 30, 2017-2018 Performance Management Process, PATHways Reports, Upcoming PATHways Training, USCIS Number Needed for E-Verify, Verify Personal Information Before Annual Enrollment, PATHways Performance Evaluation Status Report, 2017-2018 Performance Management Process, Last EPA Training Class for FY2017, EPA Processing and Deadlines, Benefits While Traveling
  • June 26, 2017 - HR Liaison Network Summer Meeting Launched Today!, HR Liaison Training, Workday Resource Now Available for New Hires, Annual Enrollment – Premiums Announced, New Deadlines for Enrollment In and Completion of HROE Certificate Programs, ER/PPR Renamed Organizational Consulting & Resolution Management, Workday Open Forum, July 19, Workday Update for College/Division/Department Meetings, Free Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff Employees, Help Us Solve Summer Hunger - Food Drive for the Brazos Valley Food Bank, Final Countdown of the A&M System Showdown - MyEvive Benefits 500, Fitbit Corporate Wellness Program – Discount Storefront open through June 30, PATHways Reports, Upcoming PATHways Training, Use iBenefits to Prepare for Annual Enrollment

  • July 10, 2017 - HR Liaison Network Summer Meeting – Closes This Friday, Organizational Consulting & Resolution Management (OCRM) Limited Availability This Week, Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair, July 20 & July 21, Workday Campus Communications, Registration Deadline Extended for Enrollment in HROE Certificate Programs, Workday Open Forum, July 19, Workday Manager Security Role, Workday Help – Get Started, The Word on Workday, July 2017, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #7: Forgive: Family, Friends, Foes – Ourselves, Thank You for Helping Us Solve Summer Hunger - Food Drive for the Brazos Valley Food Bank, Diabetes Self-Management Workshop Informational Session – Brown Bag Lunch, Creating SMART Performance Goals, PATHways Reports, Upcoming PATHways Training, Inactive Wage Employee Report, Annual Benefit Enrollment Available through iBenefits

  • July 17, 2017 - News Regarding HROE Retiree Jim Kuhlmann, Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair, July 20 & 21, COBRA Notifications and Premium Billing Vendor, Flexible Spending Account Enrollment Issue, Corrected, Workday Worker Types, HR Liaison Workday Security Roles, What Can Workday Security Roles Do?, 2017 Leadership Institute - Applications Now Being Accepted, Why are We Moving to Workday?, Workday Open Forum, July 19, Workday Help – Learn Workday, Workday Awareness Training, Diabetes Self-Management Workshop Informational Session, Lunch & Learn: Relax, Refresh, Renew!, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #7: Forgive: Family, Friends, Foes – Ourselves, Payroll & Form I-9 Basics Class, Paperwork Common Errors, Workday is Coming to SSO!

July

  • July 3, 2017 - HR Liaison Network Summer Meeting Now Available Online, Annual Enrollment Now Open, Flexible Spending Account Enrollment Issue for Employees Budgeted Less than 12 Months, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Session July 12, Training Compliance Reports for July, Reminder: New Deadlines for Enrollment in and Completion of HROE Certificate Programs, Workday & Managers: New Resources Available, Workday Help, On-campus Fitness Sessions Cancelled July 3-4, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #7: Forgive: Family, Friends, Foes – Ourselves, Thank you for Helping Us Solve Summer Hunger, Moving or Buying a Car this Summer?
  • July 10, 2017 - HR Liaison Network Summer Meeting – Closes This Friday, Organizational Consulting & Resolution Management (OCRM) Limited Availability This Week, Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair, July 20 & July 21, Workday Campus Communications, Registration Deadline Extended for Enrollment in HROE Certificate Programs, Workday Open Forum, July 19, Workday Manager Security Role, Workday Help – Get Started, The Word on Workday, July 2017, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #7: Forgive: Family, Friends, Foes – Ourselves, Thank You for Helping Us Solve Summer Hunger - Food Drive for the Brazos Valley Food Bank, Diabetes Self-Management Workshop Informational Session – Brown Bag Lunch, Creating SMART Performance Goals, PATHways Reports, Upcoming PATHways Training, Inactive Wage Employee Report, Annual Benefit Enrollment Available through iBenefits
  • July 17, 2017 - News Regarding HROE Retiree Jim Kuhlmann, Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair, July 20 & 21, COBRA Notifications and Premium Billing Vendor, Flexible Spending Account Enrollment Issue, Corrected, Workday Worker Types, HR Liaison Workday Security Roles, What Can Workday Security Roles Do?, 2017 Leadership Institute - Applications Now Being Accepted, Why are We Moving to Workday?, Workday Open Forum, July 19, Workday Help – Learn Workday, Workday Awareness Training, Diabetes Self-Management Workshop Informational Session, Lunch & Learn: Relax, Refresh, Renew!, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #7: Forgive: Family, Friends, Foes – Ourselves, Payroll & Form I-9 Basics Class, Paperwork Common Errors, Workday is Coming to SSO!
  • Special Edition July 18, 2017 - Staff Positions May Be Posted with Hire Dates of 9/1/2017 or Later
  • July 24, 2017 - HROE Welcomes Kelly Peck to Our Team, Workday Campus Communications – Pulse Check Responses, Core HR/Payroll/Benefits Workday Security Roles, Successful Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair, Flexible Spending Account Reminders for Annual Enrollment, Annual Benefit Enrollment Closing Soon, Updating Spouse Gender Information in iBenefits, Workday Help – Use Workday, Say Goodbye to HRConnect, Say Hello to Workday, Workday Videos, Diabetes Self-Management Workshop – Last Chance to Register, Lunch & Learn: Relax, Refresh, Renew!, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #7: Forgive: Family, Friends, Foes – Ourselves, Biweekly Pay Period Change, Contact Information
  • Special Edition July 26, 2017 - Jim Kuhlmann Memorial Service
  • July 31, 2017 - Workday User Acceptance Testing, Additional Workday Security Roles, New Graduate Student Employee Benefits Orientation, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Session, August 9, Workday Help – Get Answers, Workday Open Forum, August 17, Diabetes Self-Management Workshop, Designing a Life of Purpose: Creating and Establishing Vision + Goals for your Life, Financial Wellness Counseling, New Piranha Fitness Waitlist / Cancelation Policy, Form I-9 Revised

August

  • August 7, 2017 - Employee’s Managers / Primary Managers for Workday, Save the Date: Workday Skills Training for HR Departmental Processors/Liaisons, Training Compliance Reports for August – As of August 1, 2017, Getting to Know Workday, Workday Awareness Training, Workday Skills Training for the Manager Security Role, FREE Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff, New Piranha Fitness Policies – Effective 8/28/17, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #8: Passionately Pursue Purpose and Priorities, Financial Wellness Counseling, Coaching Tips for Supervisors, Form I-9 Versions on Spotlight, Tentative Prep Budget Roll to Active, Have You Heard About OCRM?
  • August 14, 2017 - Reminder: Employee’s Managers / Primary Managers for Workday, FMLA Recertification for New Fiscal Year, FY2018 Salary Memo Templates, Changes to Training on Time Off Issues for Supervisors, Workday Open Forum, August 17, Naturally Slim, FREE Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff, Financial Wellness Counseling, New Piranha Fitness Policies – Effective 8/28/17, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #8: Passionately Pursue Purpose and Priorities, FY2018 EPAs for Budgeted Positions, Wage Positions, Graduate Student List, IMPORTANT Fiscal Year (FY) Rollover Notes, Guardian Electronic I-9 System Update, Explore Your Brighter Workday
  • August 21, 2017 - Workday Business Process Demonstration: Start to Finish, Division of HROE Staff Retreat on Tuesday, August 29, New EAP offered through Deer Oaks EAP effective September 1, Postdoctoral or Graduate Student Fellows Benefit Process, New Semester Means New Employees for iBenefits, Understanding Benefit Enrollment Windows for New Hires, Affordable Care Act (ACA) Benefit Eligibility Determination for Wage and Student Workers, *IMPORTANT* Returning from Leave Without Pay Process, End of Fiscal Year LeaveTraq Reminders, Workday: What’s Staying and What’s Going Away, Workday Security Roles, Workday Manager Security Role, Naturally Slim, Fall Prevention Awareness Event, FREE Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty & Staff, Financial Wellness Counseling, New Piranha Fitness Policies – Effective 8/28/17, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #8: Passionately Pursue Purpose and Priorities, FY2018 EPAs for Wage Positions, Roll to New FY Canopy Feature, FY18 EPA Creation End Date, New Hire Documents, Using a PIN Created During FY2018 Prep Budget, FY2018 Pay Schedules and Processing Calendar, Estimated Time, Employee State Income Tax (SIT) Verification Form, *IMPORTANT* FY Rollover Notes, Guardian, Electronic I-9 System Update, Non-Monetary Awards to Boost Retention
  • August 28, 2017 - FMLA Recertification for New Fisca, Year, Benefit Enrollment and iBenefits – Newly Hired International Graduate Student Employees (GSEs), Deer Oaks EAP Services, New TrainTraq Assignment – Required Emergency Alert System Notification, Workday Business Process Demonstrations, What Can a MANAGER Do and See in Workday?, Workday Training Coming Soon!, FREE Fitness Sessions for Texas A&M Faculty and Staff,Fitbit Corporate Wellness Program – Discount Storefront Now Open!,  Fall Prevention Awareness Event, Financial Wellness Counseling, New Piranha Fitness Policies – Effective 8/28/17,  Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M - Essential Element #8: Passionately Pursue Purpose and Priorities, FY2018 Biweekly Pay Schedule Update, Roll to New FY Canopy Feature, EPAs for Terminations, New Hire Documents, Pay Periods and Dates for Biweekly Paid Employees to be Adjusted, Employee State Income Tax (SIT) Verification Form, University Closure Due to Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies

September

  • September 4, 2017 - EPA Completion Deadline for ISS Premium Waiver Process - September 4, Annual Enrollment Initialization Complete, Vacation Hours Exceeding Carryover Limits, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Session September 13, Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, September 13, Workday Business Process Demonstrations, Workday Deep Dive Sessions, Crosswalks Between Today’s Tools and Workday, Flexible Work Schedule Form Updated for FY2018, Current FY2018 Benefits, Workday Video Help and Job Aids, Explore Workday through Questions and Answers, Informational: Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop, Fall Prevention Awareness Event, Financial Wellness Counseling, TimeTraq Overtime for Estimated Time, TimeTraq Negative Adjustment for Prior Fiscal Year, National Payroll Week: September 4-8, 2017, Pay Periods and Dates for Biweekly Paid Employees to be Adjusted, Graduate Assistants Working Greater than 50% Effort, Employee State Income Tax (SIT) Verification Form, Save The Date: October 20 - Texas A&M Employee Wellness Fair

  • September 11, 2017 - Organizational Consulting & Resolution Management – Limited Availability, Workday Business Process Demonstrations – Access Extended to September 29, Workday Security Roles, Workday Business Processes, Workday Conditional Routing, Training Compliance Reports for September – As of September 1, 2017, Workday Open Forum, September 18, Workday Awareness Training Coming Soon!, Informational: Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop, Lunch & Learn: Airrosti Rehab Centers - We’ve Got Your Back, Complimentary Pain & Injury Assessments, Mid-year Progress Reviews and Performance Evaluations, Recurring Allowances and One-Time Merit Payments, Pay Period Change and How to Calculate Overtime, EPA Courtesy Corrections, E-Verify Participation Posters, Learn the Latest on Workday

2016

January

  • Week of January 4, 2016 –Sylvia Coburn retirement, TRS annual statements, Naturally Slim program, Guardian form I-9 requirements, training compliance reports for January, review SSO security log; report suspicious activity
  • Week of January 11, 2016 – HR Liaison Network Meeting 02/16/2016, new employees for iBenefits, previous state service, WELCOA Health Awareness bulletins, Student Employee of the Year Award, “Taxes. Security. Together.” campaign
  • Week of January 18, 2016 –benefit enrollment and iBenefits for newly hired international students on F-1 or J-1 visa, Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefit eligibility determination for wage and student workers, 1095-C tax form, identity protection resources, form W-4 (2016) / Employee’s withholding allowance certificate, supplements routing through dean of faculties office, IRS phishing alert, iBenefits record for new benefit-eligible employees
  • Week of January 25, 2016 – HR liaison network meeting registration opening soon, sick leave direct donation process, veterans in government event, electronic notification for 1095-C tax, sick leave direct donation, TRS benefits handbook, “HR Express” newsletter, spring 2016 issue, employee rights in the workplace

February

  • Week of February 1, 2016 - Veterans in Government Event,  Benefits Orientation Session, HR Liaison Network Spring Meeting, President’s Meritorious Service Award Winners, Summer Insurance Premiums, 1095-C Tax Form Information, Walk Across Texas , Using Voter’s Registration Card on Form I-9, Alternate Work Location Available to Support Work/Life Balance
  • Week of February 8, 2016 - Creating iBenefits Document for New Benefit-eligible Employees, Sick Leave Direct Donation Process, Monthly Leave Accrual Eligibility, Walk Across Texas , WELCOA Health Awareness Bulletins, Use of Receipts on Form I-9, Coffee Conversations
  • Week of February 15, 2016- Federal (FLSA) Balance at End of Employment, Single Sign On (SSO) Passwords, 2nd.MD Information Session, RSVP for Staff Appreciation Week, 1095-C Tax Form Available in HRConnect, Benefit Briefs Newsletter, Spring HR EXPRESS, Performance Evaluations, PATHways Training and PATH Demos, Reviewing Job Duties
  • Week of February 22, 2016 - Changes in Employment that Impact Benefits Eligibility, Summer Insurance Premiums, RSVP Staff Appreciation Week, Voting Leave, Project Helios, Wellness Exam Incentive, PATHways Performance Plan Status Report, PATHways Training and PATH Demos Now Available, New Document in iBenefits

  • Week of February 29, 2016 - PMSA Event Kicks-Off Staff Appreciation Week at Texas A&M, Department Appreciation Day Friday, March 4, Tuesday is Election Day – Using Voting Leave, Reminder: Reusing Eliminated Staff PINs, Clery Act Information Added to Applicant Email, Self Assessment in PATH – Notification Email on March 2, Employee Input Encouraged

March

  • Week of March 7, 2016 - Spring Break – Holiday Pay Eligibility Reminder, Pending Documents in LeaveTraq, Periodically Encourage Monitoring of Vacation Balances, HR Liaison Graphic, Self Assessments Now Available, PATH Demos Now Available, Coffee Conversations – Friday, March 11
  • Week of March 14, 2016 - Retirement Strategies for Women Financial Education Program, Staff Appreciation Week Feedback Survey, Registration Open for Water Cooler 5K Fun Run/Walk, Revising the Performance Plan, Guardian Form I-9: Using Employment Authorization Document Form I-766
  • Week of March 21, 2016 - Early Release on Friday, March 25, Registration Open for Water Cooler 5K Fun Run/Walk, Workday Factsheet, Distribution A Memo: Annual Performance Evaluation, Access to Previous Online Evaluations, PATHways Training and PATH Demos, HR Liaison Network News Archive

  • Week of March 28, 2016 - Summer Insurance Premium Process, “ Pay Type for Wage and Student Workers, Water Cooler 5K Fun Run/Walk, Onsite Preventive Checkups, Benefits of Workday, Performance Evaluation, PATHways Demo, Training and Help Session, Revised Reporting Fraud, Waste & Abuse Course Available April 4

April

  • Week of April 4, 2016 - Spring Career Fairs, Benefits Orientation Session, Overtime, WELCOA Health Awareness Bulletins, TRS Member Contribution Rate to Increase, Printing Evaluations, Moving an Active Employee: Promotion vs Transfer, Training Compliance Reports, Selective Service Registration
  • Week of April 11, 2016 - Word on Workday, Evaluation Rating, PATHways Training and Help Session, Inactive Wage Employee Report, Coffee Conversations, Staff Forum with President Young, Day to Ride, View Position Descriptions
  • Week of April 18, 2016 - Veteran’s Career Fair, Summer Premium Notifications, Timeline and Additional Considerations, PATH User Interface Update, Retirement Processing – Plan Ahead for Smooth Transition Onsite Preventive Checkup Appointments Available, Wellness Exam Incentive, Employee Personal Data Form
  • April 25, 2016 - HR Guidance on Paid and Unpaid Interns and Other Volunteers, Save the Date: HR Liaison Network Summer Meeting, HR Liaison Continuing Education Reminder, BCS Chamber Spring Job Fair Thursday, April 28, Living WELL Aware Conference, May 25, Viewing Completed Evaluations Extension Request, Evaluations Should be Discussed Between Supervisor and Employee

May

  • Week of May 2, 2016 - Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, May 11, Reminder to Return Unused Sick Leave Pool Hours, Workday, PATHways Performance Evaluation Status Report, Relocation and Housing Hunting Allowance Payment Guidelines, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Orientation May 11, Training Compliance Reports, Creating a Discrimination-Free Workplace
  • Week of May 9, 2016 - Staff Engagement Initiatives Moving to HR, Summer Premium, Overtime Regulations Update, Showcase Your Department at the HR Liaison Network Meeting, Staff Climate Survey, Living WELL Aware Conference- May 25, Preventive Checkup, WELCOA Health Awareness Bulletins, Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair, Summer Premiums, Workday, May Edition, Performance Evaluation, Staff Photo Day May 21, Employee Input, Comments and Rebuttal
  • Special Edition May 10, 2016 – Time Tracking Needs
  • Week of May 16, 2016 - Authorization to Fill Requests, Summer Premium, Staff Climate Survey, Living WELL Aware Conference, Identity Protection Services, Onsite Preventive Checkup, Project Helios Happenings, PATHways Reports, Viewing Completed Evaluations, Retirement and Benefit Eligibility for Less than 12 Month Appointments During Summer, Pre-Employment Screening
  • Special Edition May 20, 2016 – Wellness Release Time
  • May 23, 2016 - Overtime Regulations, Relocation Service, Pending Documents in LeaveTraq, Staff Climate Survey, Living WELL Aware Conference, Memorial Day – Holiday Pay Eligibility Reminder, Wellness Works Lunch & Learn- June 7, Onsite Preventive Checkup Appointments , Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair – Save the Date, Wellness Release Time, TRS Member Contribution Rate to Increase, Performance Evaluation, Enter Next Year’s Goals (2016-2017), FMO/Payroll Services Drop Box Discontinued, Plan for Vacations
  • Week of May 31, 2016 - Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, June 8, Summer Premiums, Local State of Disaster in the B/CS Area, Unsafe Work and Travel Conditions, Help is Available at the EAP, Expanded Fitness Sessions Brought to You by Wellness Works, Summer Premiums for Employees Paid Monthly, Wellness Works Lunch & Learn, June 7, Wellness Release Time, Annual Performance Evaluations – Due Today, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Orientation June 8, Whether the Weather Impacts the Workplace

June

  • Week of June 6, 2016 - Family Medical Leave Act Reminder: Notification Requirements, HR Liaison Advisory Resource Group Applications Available June 13, 2016, HR Liaison Network Meeting – Registration Opening Soon!, WELLNESS WORKS! Lunch N Learn, June 7, Onsite Preventive Checkup Appointments – Limited Spaces Available, Annual Enrollment Information Coming Soon – Save the Date for Benefits Fair , WELCOA Health Awareness Bulletins, “HR EXPRESS” Newsletter, Summer 2016 Issue, PATHways Launch of the 2016-2017 Performance Management Program, Payroll Services Closed on Thursday, June 9, Training Compliance Reports for June – As of June 1, 2016, Benefits While Traveling
  • Week of June 13, 2016 - HR Liaison Advisory Resource Group: Information Now Available Online, Registration Open – HR Liaison Network Summer Meeting, HR Liaison Continuing Education Credit, Termination EPAs Needed to End Benefits Coverage, Annual Enrollment Coming Soon – Health Plan Enhancements and Premiums Announced, PATHways Launch of the 2016-2017 Performance Management Program Scheduled June 15, Review Position Descriptions in Preparation for 2016-2017 PATHways, Upcoming PATHways Training, Don’t Lose Those Vacation Hours
  • Week of June 20, 2016 - HR Liaison Advisory Resource Group Needs YOU!, Last Chance to Register for the Network Meeting, Pending Documents in LeaveTraq, Have You Read the Summer “HR EXPRESS” Newsletter?, COVIA Health Mobile Mammography and Bone Density Screenings, June 29 & 30, Sick Leave Pool Regulation Revisions, Annual Enrollment – Health Plan Enhancements and Premiums Announced, What is Project Helios?, Performance Management 2016-2017 Activation in PATH, Supervisor Email Notifications, Creating the Performance Plan – Best Practice, Caution! Use the Correct PATH Performance Program (2015-2016 or 2016-2017), I-9 and E-Verify Presentation, Employee Payroll Action Assistance, Changes to System Regulation, New University Rule and SAP Update, HR Liaison Network News – It’s Not Always Just for Liaisons

July

  • Week of July 5, 2016 - Application Process for HRLARG Closes this Week, Employee / Manager Assignments in Single Sign-On (SSO), Employee HRConnect Records, HR Liaisons, Please Check Your Email Signature, HR Liaison Training – Class Rescheduled, FEMA Disaster Assistance Due to May 26th Storm Damage, Annual Enrollment Now Open, University Holidays Approved for 2016-2017, Workday Configure and Prototype Phase, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Orientation July 14, Moving or Buying a Car this Summer?
  • Week of July 11, 2016 - New Graduate Student Employee Benefits Orientation, Assistance Needed Preparing for Workday Transition, Required and Recommended Workplace Posters, Year-end Processing Resources, Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair - July 12 & 13,  Updating Spouse Gender Information in iBenefits, Flexible Spending Account Reminders for Annual Enrollment, Benefits Services – Help Us Help You, WELCOA Health Awareness Bulletins, Getting Everyone Ready to Use Workday, Creating SMART Performance Goals, Upcoming PATHways Training, Inactive Wage Employee Report, Training Compliance Reports for July – As of July 1, 2016, HRConnect Department Admin Role
  • Week of July 18, 2016 -  Information about Texas A&M System-Wide Pay Plan and Overtime Changes, New Vendor and Revised Form for Criminal Background Checks, New Expanded Testing Options for Applicants, Flexible Spending Account Reminders for Annual Enrollment, Successful Annual Enrollment Benefits Fair, Staff Tuition Assistance Program, FREE, On-campus Fitness Sessions Brought to You by WELLNESS WORKS!, System Regulation 31.06.02, Sick Leave Donation Approved, Getting Everyone Ready to Use Workday – Training,  Inactive Wage Employee Report, 2016 Leadership Institute – Applications Now Being Accepted, Benefits for Dual-Career Couples
  • Week of July 25, 2016 - Sample FY2017 Salary Memos, New Graduate Student Employee Benefits Orientation, Postdoctoral or Graduate Student Fellows Benefit Process, A&M Care Plan to Issue New ID Cards, Annual Benefit Enrollment Closing Soon, Updating Spouse Gender Information in iBenefits, Flexible Spending Account Reminders for Annual Enrollment, Employees without First Names, Using the HR Search Box

August

  • Week of August 1, 2016 - Welcome Dr. Barbara Abercrombie, VP for HR & Organizational Effectiveness, Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, August 10, HR Review of Pay Rates on Postings and Position Actions, Termination EPAs Needed to End Benefits Coverage, End of Fiscal Year LeaveTraq Reminders, HR Liaison Continuing Education Credit, Annual Enrollment Follow-Up: Check your Annual Enrollment Document, Annual Enrollment Follow-Up: Dependent Verification, A&M Care Plan to Issue New ID Cards, What’s Happening with Project Helios?, Coaching Tips for Supervisors, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Orientation August 10, Training Compliance Reports for August – As of August 1, 2016, Coming Soon – Updates to Information Security Awareness, 2016 BV-SHRM Business Seminar, Non-Monetary Awards to Boost Retention
  • Week of August 8, 2016 - Benefit Enrollment and iBenefits – Newly Hired International Graduate, Student Employees (GSEs), New Semester Means New Employees for iBenefits, Understanding Benefit Enrollment Windows for New Hires, Does Your New Employee Have Previous State Service?, FMLA Recertification for New Fiscal Year, WELLNESS WORKS! Fitness Sessions, New Graduate Student Employee Benefits Orientation, COVIA Mobile Wellness Days - August 24 & 25, TRS Member Contribution Rate to Increase Effective September 1, 2016, WELCOA Health Awareness Bulletins, Tentative Prep Budget Roll to Active, Roll to New FY Canopy Feature, Estimated Time, 2016 Leadership Institute - Applications Due Monday, August 15, Need to Know Who to Call in HR? Use the Online Directory
  • Week of August 15, 2016 - HR Liaison Advisory Resource Group, New Graduate Student Employee, Benefits Orientation – August 22, Affordable Care Act (ACA) Benefit Eligibility Determination, Leave Without Pay Process, Postdoctoral or Graduate Student Fellows Benefit Process, Benefit Enrollment and iBenefits – Newly Hired International Graduate Student Employees (GSEs), Naturally Slim Program, FY2017 EPAs for Budgeted Positions, Roll to New FY Canopy, Wage Positions, Estimated Time, Graduate Student List, New Hire Documents, Effective Interviewin

  • Week of August 22, 2016 - End of Fiscal Year LeaveTraq Reminders, Termination EPAs Needed to End Benefits Coverage, ORP Retirement Plan Enrollments, Creating iBenefits Document for New Benefit-eligible Employees, Save the Date, October 20 – Financial Wellness Fair, Using Sick Leave for Parent-Teacher Conferences and other Educational Activities, Project Helios Resources , FY2017 EPAs for Wage Positions, Roll to New FY Canopy Feature, FY2017 Pay Schedules and Processing Calendar, Using a PIN Created During FY2017 Prep Budget, New Hire Documents, Pay Periods and Dates for Biweekly Paid Employees to be Adjusted, Overtime for Estimated Time, Registration Open for the 2016 BV-SHRM Business Seminar, Required Education Means Verifying the Degree

  • Week of August 29, 2016 - WELLNESS WORKS! Fall Fitness Session Schedule, Transition Period Coming for System-Wide Pay Plan Implementation, Dual Employment Agreement Forms for New Fiscal Year, Newly Hired International Graduate Student Employees (GSEs), Understanding Benefit Enrollment Windows for New Hires, Does Your New Employee Have Previous State Service?, Resource for Hiring Supervisors, All Employees Require a Manager in SSO, EPAs for Terminations, FY2017 Pay Schedules and Processing Calendar, New Hire Documents, Graduate Student List, Annual Term Modifie, New TrainTraq Assignment – Required Emergency Alert System Notification, Workday Transition Resources for HR Liaisons

September

  • Week of September 5, 2016 - Communication Regarding Fair Labor Standards Act Exemption Status, Benefits Orientation Session –Sept. 14, EPA Completion Deadline for ISS Premium Waiver Process, Vacation Hours Exceeding Carryover Limits, Annual Enrollment Initialization Complete, Current FY17 Benefits, WELCOA Health Awareness Bulletins, Mid-year Progress Reviews and Performance Evaluations, TimeTraq Timesheet Adjustments, Graduate Assistants Working Greater than 50% Effort, Employee State Income Tax (SIT) Verification Form, Annual Term Modifier, EPA Processing, National Payroll Week: September 5-9, 2016, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Orientation September, Training Compliance Reports for August, Today’s a Holiday? – Labor Day

  • Week of September 12, 2016 - Save the Date – Abercrombie Campus Forum for Faculty and Staff, Campus Safety Awareness Month, WELLNESS WORKS! Lunch & Learn, Vacation Leave Lapse Process Complete, Update on Communication Regarding Fair Labor Standards Act Exemption Status, Does Your New Employee Have Previous State Service?, Understanding Benefit Enrollment Windows for New Hires, Employee State Income Tax (SIT) Verification Form, EPA Processing, Do You Know Who to Contact for Your HR Needs?

  • Week of September 19, 2016 - A Conversation with Dr. Barbara Abercrombie, Flu Vaccine Clinic – Come Prepared; Get Vaccinated, Save the Date: Financial Wellness Fair, October 20, Project Helios Resources, Preparing to Close the 2015-2016 Performance Management Program in PATH, Employee Location and Check Distribution, Recurring Supplemental Pay, Creditable State Service

  • Week of September 26, 2016 - Update on FLSA Notifications, Assistance Needed for Workday Transition, Required and Recommended Workplace Posters, Flu Vaccine Clinics September 28 & 29, A Week of “Fearless at 140” Events for Faculty and Staff, October 3-7, Performance Plans Due October 15, Recurring Supplemental Pay, New Employees Require a Manager

October

  • Week of October 3, 2016 - “Fearless at 140” Events for Faculty and Staff October 3-7, System-wide Pay Plan Title Information Coming Soon, Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, October 12, Word on Workday, October Edition, Performance Plans Due on October 15 – Reminder Emails Will Be Sent This Week, Inactive Wage Employee Report, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Orientation October 12 – Please Register by Friday, October 7, Training Compliance Reports for October – As of October 1, 2016, Campaign for Disability Employment
  • Week of October 10, 2016 - Date Change and Addition of TTVN Access for System-wide Pay Plan and FLSA Informational Sessions, Save the Date: HR Liaison Network Fall Meeting, November 16, Notice of EPA Blackout Period, November 21 – 30, Update on PATH Transition Period Coming for System-wide Pay Plan Implementation, Human Resources Awareness Month, Financial Wellness Fair – October 20, Register Now, Free Medication Management Service by HomeMeds, October 21, New FLSA Working Hours Workshop for Supervisors and Employees, Wellness Exam Incentive – Have you Completed the Requirement?, Benefit Briefs Newsletter, Covia Health Mobile Wellness Days, Project Helios Activities Update, 2016-2017 Performance Plans Due This Week, Today’s a Holiday?
  • Week of October 17, 2016 - Benefit Enrollment Window Expiring, New Session for Employees Changing to Non-exempt, Financial Wellness Fair, Medication Management Service, Flu Vaccine Information, WELCOA Health Awareness Bulletins, November 2016 Biweekly Pay Dates, Strong Passwords Protect Your Personal Information

  • Week of October 24, 2016 - State and Federal Actions to Challenge Overtime Regulation Changes, FLSA and Pay Plan Information Resources, Reminder: EPA Blackout Period, November 21–30 , Fostering a Work Culture Welcoming ALL People, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, November 2016 Biweekly Pay Dates, Voting Leave for Election Day

  • Week of October 31, 2016 - HR Liaison Network Fall Meeting, November 16, Benefits Orientation Session – Wednesday, November 9, Reminder: EPA Blackout Period, November 21 – 30, Forthcoming Communications – 12/1/16 Pay Plan Titles and FLSA Exemption Status, Processing of EPA Iterations Starting 12/1/16 or Later, Elimination of Wage Positions that have been Vacant Two Years or Longer, November New Hires Into Positions Becoming Non-Exempt May Be Paid Hourly, Financial Wellness Fair Recap, Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13, President’s Meritorious Service Awards Program Ceremony, February 27, 2017, Workday Security Role Mapping,  Year End Quickly Approaching, Missing Social Security Numbers Need to be Found, New Employee Welcome (TAMU NEW) Session November 9 – Please Register by Friday, November 4, Tips and Tricks for Halloween

November

  • Week of November 7, 2016 - Hiring Red, White & You! Veteran’s Job Fair Nov. 10, Registration Open for the HR Liaison Network Fall Meeting, Reminder:  Prioritization of PATH Actions in November, Voting Leave for Election Day, "Living Well With Diabetes" Lunch & Learn Nov. 18, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M Kickstart Conference, Flexible Spending Account Grace Period for FY2016 Funds Expiring, Retirement Reception Honoring Janelle Ramirez, Calendar of Payroll Deadlines and Events, IMPORTANT – Retroactive EPAs, Training Compliance Reports for November – as of November 1, 2016, Veterans Support and Opportunities at Texas A&M

  • Special Edition November 9, 2016 - Total Compensation Letters – Available Soon 

  • Week of November 14, 2016 - "Living Well With Diabetes" Lunch & Learn Nov. 18 – Registration Closes Today, Nominations Open for President’s Meritorious Service Awards Program, Total Compensation Letters – Now Available , Processing of EPA Iterations Starting 12/1/16 or Later, Flexible Spending Account Grace Period for FY2016 Funds Expiring, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M Kickstart Conference – Registration Now Open, Wellness Exam Incentive – Are You Paying Higher Premiums?, TRS Financial Awareness Video Series, December/January are Peak Retirement Months – Plan Ahead for a Smooth Transition, Calendar of Payroll Deadlines and Events, IMPORTANT – Retroactive EPAs, Holiday Pay Eligibility

  • Week of November 21, 2016 - Leave Related to Early Release, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M, Kickstart Conference – Register Today!, WELLNESS WORKS! Fitness Sessions, Years of Service Information, FLSA Overtime. Pay Plan, HR Liaison Network Fall Meeting Information Posted Online,, TimeTraq Holiday/Early Release Schedule, January 2017 Monthly Pay Date, New Form I-9, Correcting Hire or Term Date, Staff Emergency Fund Donation
  • Week of November 28, 2016 - Impact of Court Injunction on Overtime Changes and Pay Plan Implementation, COBRA Form Process, Living WELL Aware at Texas A&M Kickstart Conference – Registration Closes on Friday, December 2, President’s Meritorious Service Awards Program – Nominations due by Monday, December 12, TRS Account Statements, WELCOA Health Awareness Bulletins, Flexible Spending Account Claims Submission Deadline Reminder, Home or Mailing Address Changes, January 2017 Monthly Pay Date, Correcting Hire or Term Date, IMPORTANT – Retroactive EPAs, Save the Date - Staff Appreciation Week 2017

December

  • Special Edition December 1, 2016 – System-Wide Pay Plan Implementation
  • Week of December 5, 2016 - System-wide Pay Plan Implementation Update, Update on FLSA Injunction Status, Dates for Pay Plan and FLSA Overtime Informational Sessions, Nominations Due Dec. 12 for the President’s Meritorious Service Awards, Years of Service Pin Distribution, End of Semester Employment Actions Impacting Benefits, Sick Leave Pool Reminders, Benefits While Traveling, Benefit Briefs Newsletter, Tax Withholding on Non-Salary Compensation Forms, December 2016 Biweekly Pay Date, Office Closed, Human Resources Recognition, Procedures Related to Inclement Weather
  • Week of December 12, 2016 - Reminder: PMSA Nomination Period Ends Today, Benefits Orientation Session – Tuesday, December 13, Human Resources Office Hours, List of Classified and Non-Classified Titles Remaining On Website Temporarily, PATH Clean-up of Outdated Pending Actions, Flexible Spending Account Claims Submission Deadline Reminder, Say Hello to Workday!, Security Role Mapping, TimeTraq Due Week of December 19, 2016, EPA Payroll Corrections, Training Compliance Reports for December – As of December 1, 2016, Reminder about Holiday Pay
  • Special Edition December 16, 2016 – TimeTraq Submission Due Wednesday, December 21
  • Week of December 19, 2016 - Years of Service Pin Distribution, Leave Related to Early Release, Reminder about Holiday Pay, WELCOA Health Awareness, End of Semester Employment Actions Impacting Benefits, Say Hello to Workday!, Security Role Mapping, Primary Manger Designations, New vs. Old Version of Form I-9, TimeTraq Revised Deadline, TimeTraq Holiday/Early Release Schedule, Enjoy the Holidays