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Rules for Classified Civil Service changes to align with HR policy revisions

Some of Ohio State’s Rules for Classified Civil Service (CCS) are being updated to align with the university’s implementation of Workday and recent HR policy revisions.

Information about Open Enrollment for 2021 benefits

Open Enrollment for 2021 will be November 1-15, 2020. Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity to evaluate benefit options and make elections for the coming year. Information about this year's changes, including links to live webinars, is available on the Open Enrollment website.

Ohio State recognized with Employer Partners of Inclusion Platinum Award

Ohio State has been recognized for our commitment to the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace, and for being a leader of diversity and inclusion best practices in Ohio. Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) has awarded Ohio State with a 2020 Employer Partners of Inclusion Platinum Award.

Enhancements to university retirement plans

Enhancements to university-sponsored retirement plans will take effect in January 2021. These enhancements apply to the Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP), supplemental plans and executive plan.

Election Day public service for Ohio State employees

Ohio State is proud to support public service on Election Day, November 3, 2020. In response to concerns from boards of elections about ensuring that a sufficient number of people are available to serve as poll workers, Ohio State is permitting university employees to serve as poll workers during work hours on November 3, 2020.

Open Enrollment for 2021 benefits coming soon

Open Enrollment for 2021 benefits will be available November 1-15, 2020. All elections made during Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2021. More details about 2021 benefits will be available in mid-October.

Bucks for Charity - Buckeyes are caring for Ohioans!

Bucks for Charity is the annual opportunity for Ohio State faculty, staff and retirees to donate to community organizations and make a difference. You can donate to a meaningful cause via check, cash or payroll deduction. As Buckeyes, we are caring for Ohioans.

Recruitment and Hiring Date Changes for November-January

Ohio State is implementing Workday as the new HR, payroll, finance and supply chain system, which will result in operational efficiencies and improved employee experiences. It’s important for hiring managers to know that the January 4, 2021, HR and payroll Workday implementation impacts recruiting and hiring timelines through January 2021.

Health and Welfare Benefits and Retirement Choices webinars for new employees

The Office of Human Resources offers two monthly 90-minute webinars, one on health and wellness benefits and one on retirement options, for new and newly eligible employees.

Enrollment window for dependent tuition assistance extended to September 4

The window to enroll in dependent tuition assistance for autumn semester 2020 has been extended to Friday, September 4, to align with academic registration deadlines. Students must have a Social Security number on file with BuckeyeLink in order to receive tuition assistance. Applications for dependent tuition assistance must be submitted each term.

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Information about Open Enrollment for 2021 benefits

Open Enrollment for 2021 will be November 1-15, 2020. Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity to evaluate benefit options and make elections for the coming year. Information about this year's changes, including links to live webinars, is available on the Open Enrollment website.

Revised HR policies to go into effect in January

As part of the HR business transformation, multiple Human Resources policies have been revised and will go into effect on January 3, 2021. The policies have been revised to improve employee experience, better align business practices and support Enterprise Project activities.

Revised HR policies to go into effect late December, early January

As part of the HR business transformation, multiple Human Resources policies have been revised and will go into effect on December 20, 2020, and January 3, 2021, in alignment with the implementation of Workday. The policies have been revised to improve employee experience, better align business practices and support Enterprise Project activities.

Benefits changes and extended deadlines due to COVID-19

Ohio State is extending several benefits deadlines and expanding program options to help support employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes are intended to make it easier for employees to manage their health and wellness needs during this challenging time.

A Call to Action for HR to “Do More” to Promote Equality from Susan Basso

As a community of HR professionals who advocate for people, their rights and are committed to what it is fair and right, I trust you share my resolve to be a part of the change our world so desperately needs right now.