Twelve Human Resources policies have been revised and approved to go into effect late December 2020 and early January 2021. A full list of revised policies and their changes is available on Compliance’s policies website.
The shutdown of Peoplesoft in advance of the Workday launch will affect access to certain benefits actions in Employee Self Service (ESS). While these dates are being communicated in other channels, here is a brief list.
When Workday launches in January, it will include a new online job application site and applicant tracking system for campus and the medical center. In order to enable a successful implementation, there are some upcoming changes to the recruitment and job application process.
In follow-up to recent communications about changes to tuition assistance benefits, the timeline for changes has been updated. As a result, no changes will be implemented for spring semester 2021. Please review the updates and revised timeline.
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.
Applications for dependent tuition assistance (DTA) must be submitted each term. The enrollment window for spring semester 2021 closes January 15. Eligible faculty and staff can go to Workday to apply online or with paper applications. The student must have a Social Security number on file with Buckeye Link to receive dependent tuition assistance.
The Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recognizes individuals and groups for their commitment to enhancing diversity at Ohio State. Faculty, staff, students, student organizations and alumni can nominate their colleagues and peers who have made diversity part of university best practices. The nomination deadline is Friday, Feb. 12, at 5 p.m.
The Distinguished Staff Award, the university's highest honor for staff, recognizes staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. The annual award honors 12 outstanding staff members for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments, dedication and service to the university. The nomination deadline is February 12 at 5 p.m.
These Human Resources policies have been revised: Reduction in Force Classified Staff, Reduction in Force Unclassified Staff, Staff Severance, Staff Employment, Student Employment, Background Check, Military Leave/Reemployment Rights, Paid Time Off, Staff Recruitment and Selection, and Unpaid Leave.
Upcoming system upgrades and policy revisions will impact the timing of new and revised elections to Supplemental Retirement Accounts (SRA) as of January 4, 2021.