HR News

Open Enrollment ends May 14

Open Enrollment time, that window of opportunity for employees to change their UA Choice selection if they so desire, continues through May 14. Statewide Human Resources has information that they mailed out and have on their web site notifying all benefits-eligible employees of upcoming changes, including rate increases.

Upcoming Changes to Health Plans
Health Plan Cost Increases
Pharmacy benefit changes for FY11

Information and forms for Open Enrollment can be found on the benefits website: http://www.alaska.edu/benefits/open_enrollment/

New grid implementation

The newly configured grid structure goes into affect the first pay period in June. Throughout April and May, Human Resources will send out information to all employees about the implementation of the new grid structure, which is based on 1 percent increments. Their communications plan includes mail-outs, FAQs, public notices and copies of the new grid. 

Individual employees will receive a written notice explaining their placement on the new grid and what that will mean now and in the future. As these communications are released they will be posted on HR's Classification and Compensation website at:  http://www.alaska.edu/classification/.

UA Health Link

Keep up-to-date on current wellness benefits and be inspired by healthy lifestyle tips through the UA Health Link. This online newsletter provides monthly updates on IHP programs, wellness breaks, current incentive programs and more. If you missed this month's issue, read it HERE.

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