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EPAF Security Application

August 1st, 2013 by humanresources

EPAF Security Application

Upon completion of the EPAF_101 Training Course:

  1. Complete the EPAF Security Application by providing the information requested
  2. Submit the completed application to the Division of Human Resources or email the completed application to hrservices@jsums.edu, using the EMAIL TITLE:  EPAF Security Application
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Change to a Semi-Monthly Pay Cycle

July 3rd, 2013 by webmaster

Effective July 1, 2013, all employees including students will be paid semi-monthly on the 15th and the last day of each month for a total of 24 pays each year.  The first semi-monthly payment will be July 15th.

This adjustment in pay cycle will allow the university to move from multiple pay periods and multiple pay types (faculty, monthly staff, students, and hourly staff) to a consolidated approach to payroll.  Payroll consolidation offers the opportunity to increase functionality and reduce administrative costs.

The Office of Payroll and The Division of Human Resources hosted several informational sessions regarding this change in the months of May and June. A link to the presentation if you need to review again or was unable to attend an information session can be found below.

We also want to remind all employees to make any necessary arrangements with banks and creditors especially for those who have become accustomed to paying bills at the first of the month.  You may find it necessary to adjust due dates and automatic bill-pay arrangements as a result of the University’s conversion to a semi-monthly payroll.

Also below is a calendar with the pay dates for the remainder of the year and a schedule of when transactions must be submitted to be effective on 15th or last day of the month for review.

The Office of Payroll and The Division of Human Resources will be available to answer any questions regarding this change.

 

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The employer contribution rate will increase for the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) and the Optional Retirement Plan from 14.26% to 15.75%, effective July 1, 2013.

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University Operations Training Calendar

July 3rd, 2013 by webmaster

 

University Operations Training Calendar_June-August 2014

EPAF Security Application - Once you've completed EPAF training, submit your EPAF Security Application via email at hrservices@jsums.edu using the email title: EPAF Security Application.

EPAF Security Application

EPAF End-User Guide_Release_2.0

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New Long Term Disability (LTD) Carrier

July 3rd, 2013 by webmaster

The University has accepted a proposal from CIGNA Group Insurance to offer Long Term Disability to employees.  Currently, this product is offered by UNUM.  Effective July 1, 2013, any employee who is enrolled in Long-term disability coverage will no longer be covered by UNUM, but will be covered by CIGNA.  You will be required to complete a short enrollment form in order to continue your coverage.  Those forms will be available in Human Resources and/or at the Benefits Fair.  If you are interested in enrolling in a Long-term disability plan, you will be able to during the upcoming 2013 Benefits Fair, April 25-26, 2013.  This option will be offered on a guarantee issue basis (no medical questions).

For more information click the following link: New Long Term Disability Carrier-CIGNA

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New Benefits from Allstate

July 3rd, 2013 by webmaster

Allstate offering new benefits, effective July, 2013, including GAP – a secondary insurance that pays out of pocket expenses associated with major medical deductibles and co-insurance.

Daphne Lyons, our representative from Allstate, will be on campus to discuss and answer questions concerning the GAP – Major Medical Supplemental Insurance product. She will be set up on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m, Student Center, Room 3213 and Friday, April 12, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Student Center, Room 3241.

For more information click the following link: New Benefits from Allstate

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