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Ohio State sets date for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) implementation

Ohio State’s timeline to implement updated federal overtime regulations is set for October 30, 2016. This is the date affected employees will become eligible for overtime. The first biweekly pay...

A great university requires a great community

Opportunity, diversity, engagement and many more aspects about the City of Columbus make it one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. It also makes the city a...

Finalized Sexual Misconduct Policy to be Effective August 23

As part of a comprehensive effort to enhance the health, safety and wellbeing of our community, the university has finalized a campus-wide Sexual Misconduct Policy, to be effective August 23, 2016.

Kay Halasek Named Director of Innovative Teaching and Learning Institute

Associate Professor Kay Halasek (English) has been appointed director of Ohio State’s University Institute for Teaching and Learning, a new center opening in August 2016 that provides innovative approaches to...

BuckeyePass Boosts Security of Employees’ Personal Data

Beginning Sept. 12, all Ohio State employees will be required to use BuckeyePass to log into Employee Self Service (ESS) —the online portal for accessing important employee data, such as paychecks and benefits enrollment.

Rollout of HR Roles and New Reports in BuckIQ

As previously communicated to the human resources community, HR roles will be added to BuckIQ on July 25, 2016, to improve data security and align access with other analytical tools.

Third Consecutive Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

In appreciation for their outstanding achievements, faculty and staff are invited to opt-in to be randomly selected to receive four tickets to the Ohio State vs. Bowling Green football game on September 3.

Enhanced I-9 Database Improves Efficiency and User Experience

An enhanced I-9 database for the Ohio State human resources community will be implemented on August 16, 2016. The redesigned database will streamline the employment verification process, leading to improved efficiencies and user experience.

Ohio State Faculty and Staff Made Every Minute Count in The Rivals Challenge

The Ohio State University and the University of Michigan went toe-to-toe in a battle of the fittest and after eight weeks of “healthy competition,” Ohio State faculty and staff have been declared this year’s Rivals Challenge champion.

Staff Career Development Grant Applications Accepted Until July 31

The Ohio State culture inspires and encourages people to learn and everyone can be a life-long learner. Resources, including the Staff Career Development Grant, are available to support everyone’s unique...

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Revised Paid Leave Programs Policy

To provide greater equity amongst Ohio State faculty and staff, the Paid Leave Programs policy has been revised on an interim basis, including changes to parental leave eligibility and vacation accrual for post-doctoral researchers and associated faculty.

Revised Workplace Violence Policy

As part of Ohio State’s ongoing commitment to providing a safe campus for faculty, staff and students, the Workplace Violence Policy has been revised to better define workplace violence and what to do in the event that a violent situation arises.

Revised Reward and Recognition Policy

The Reward and Recognition policy has been revised to align the policy language with the Expenditures Policy, and to ensure that the language is consistent with tax law.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employment reminder

Ohio State is committed to having a diverse community that promotes equal employment opportunity and eliminates discrimination. It's important to review the university's Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination/Harassment policy, which provides equal opportunity to everyone.

HR Town Hall introduces strategic plan and provides leadership development

Human resources professionals from across Ohio State gathered recently for a town hall meeting to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments, focus on the strategy for the years ahead and engage with a leader-development expert.

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Open Enrollment information: myBenefitsMentor coming in the mail and online

Faculty and staff eligible for Ohio State medical benefits will have access to a helpful resource during Open Enrollment: myBenefitsMentor. This tool models projected medical and pharmacy expenses based on anticipated health care needs for 2019.

HR Leadership Announcement

Linette (Lin) Hillis will join Ohio State in the role of associate vice president for talent, diversity and leadership, Office of Human Resources. Lin’s first day will be on Monday, October 29, 2018.

2019 Open Enrollment Benefits Information

Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for you to evaluate your benefit options and make your elections for the upcoming year. Open Enrollment for the 2019 benefit plan year will be available November 1-14, 2018.

BuckeyePass begins protecting eTimesheet and eLeave September 30

To continue to improve information security, BuckeyePass multifactor authentication will be added to eLeave and eTimesheet on September 30.

Birth and adoption benefits

Ohio State offers an array of benefits, services and programs to help welcome a new baby to your family. Review important deadlines and requirements if you want benefits coverage for your child.
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