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  • covid-19 update

    Alaska expands Tier 2 vaccination eligibility

    February 19, 2021

    Starting on Feb. 11, people in Phase 1b Tier 2 became eligible to sign up to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
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    CHRO Announcement on Performance Management

    February 19, 2021

    With the start of the new calendar year, it is time to begin the staff performance evaluation process. Performance evaluations engage supervisors and employees to discuss expectations and provide coaching and support to align individual goals with their departments and the University of Alaska.
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    Search Committee Training facilitated by the HR Talent Acquisition Team

    February 19, 2021

    The purpose of this training session is to discuss an overview of important guidelines for search committees to consider before and during the recruitment process as well as provide an overview of diversity and implicit bias and how it can affect the recruitment process.
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    W-2 tax forms are now available online

    February 05, 2021

    UA employees are now able to access the online version of their 2021 W-2 in UAOnline at https://uaonline.alaska.edu. After you login, select 'Employee Services' and then 'Tax Forms'.
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    Deductible carry over plan will end April 1

    February 05, 2021

    Our current health plan year ends June 30, 2021 with the next plan year starting July 1, 2021. In the past, medical claims incurred in the final three months of the plan year were applied to the deductible of the following plan year.
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  • Premera

    Telehealth benefits will continue as part of Premera healthcare plan until June 30

    February 05, 2021

    Access to care has been challenging due to increased demand related to COVID-19. Because of this, we are providing you and your covered dependents (ages 1 and older) continued access to telehealth resources under your Premera plan. And, cost shares will be waived on telehealth services provided by in-network providers.
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    2021 W-2 Availability

    January 22, 2021

    2021 W-2s will be available soon.
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  • Health

    Fill out your Online Health Risk Assessment

    January 22, 2021

    The online health risk assessment is a required activity to earn your healthcare contribution rebate up to $600 and is quick and easy to complete.
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    Annual update on salary public records release

    January 22, 2021

    This is a semi-annual notification that certain information about your employment with the University of Alaska is subject to the Alaska Public Records Act and will be released when public records requests are made.
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  • COVID-19

    What's happening with COVID-19 vaccines

    January 22, 2021

    In Alaska, health care workers and people over age 65 are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Most vaccination appointments for the month of January are full, but the State of Alaska is expecting an additional supply of vaccine in February, which will allow additional opportunities for people to get vaccinated. At this point, we don't know when the state will start making appointments available to other groups of people.
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