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GatorGradCare Open Enrollment for 2016-17 Academic Year

By on July 6, 2016

Graduate assistants, teaching assistants and research assistants who will meet the eligibility requirements for GatorGradCare Health Insurance and would like to participate for the 2016-17 academic year must enroll online.

Department of Labor announces final rule updating the Fair Labor Standards Act

By on June 1, 2016

On May 18, President Obama and Department of Labor (DOL) Sectary Thomas Perez announced the publication of the DOL’s final rule updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL expects that the changes to the FLSA will extend overtime pay protections to more than 4 million workers.

Use your 2015-2016 personal days by June 30

By on June 1, 2016

If you have unused TEAMS or faculty personal leave days or a USPS personal holiday, now is the time to use those days. USPS personal holidays and TEAMS/faculty personal leave days will expire if they are not used by the end of the pay period in which June 30 occurs.

Sick leave cashout program to discontinue after June 2016

By on June 1, 2016

Beginning July 1, 2016, no payments for sick leave will be made for any type of separation from employment for TEAMS, USPS and faculty who are not part of the collective bargaining unit. In 2011, the University Board of Trustees

Reminder: Be sure to report all work/life-event changes

By on June 1, 2016

UF employees should report qualifying status events to University Benefits or their Human Resource Services satellite office within 60 days of the event date.

Probationary periods introduced for exempt employees

By on June 1, 2016

All employees hired after April 1, 2016 — now including exempt employees — will serve an initial six-month probationary period, with the exception of sworn law enforcement employees who serve a 12-month probationary period. Upon successful completion of the probationary period, the hiring department will issue a one-year letter of appointment, which will continue to be renewable on an annual basis.