News & Announcements
- NEW MEDICAL PLAN OFFERING NEW!
- "MINI" OPEN ENROLLMENT NEW!
- LAST DAYS TO DISCHARGE ACCRUALS NEW!
- CCRIPSA BONUS PROJECT PROPOSALS NEW!
- DIRECT DEPOSIT CHANGES
New Medical Plan Available
The State of R.I. is announcing an exciting new alternative medical plan offering for State employees. As of January 1, 2016, the State will be offering a voluntary alternative medical plan to all employees called the Choice Plus Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA). This plan, with a portable HSA account, affords employees an opportunity to save on health care expenses.
The flyer below summarizes key elements of the plan and a schedule of informational sessions where you can learn more about this new medical plan option. Come and learn if this plan is right for you!
Click here for the Choice Plus flyer
Click here to view the informational meetings schedule
More details for the Choice Plus Plan - State of R.I. Employee Benefits Site
"Mini" Open Enrollment
A "mini" open enrollment period for the Choice Plus Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA) will be from November 2, 2015, through November 30, 2015. This mini open enrollment period gives employees the opportunity to make changes to their medical coverage ONLY.
Changes/enrollment to flexible spending accounts (FSA) is also available during this time to PSA members and Non-Union Board of Education employees. All election changes are effective January 1, 2016. To make changes or enroll, forms must be submitted to Human Resources by December 1, 2015.
"Mini" Open Enrollment Flyer
Discharging Vacation and Personal Accruals
The last day to discharge vacation time for accruals in excess of the maximum carry over is 12/26/15.
The last day to discharge personal time is 12/31/15.
This applies to ESPA employees, UNAP employees, and classified non union employees.
Non-Classified Employees (CCRIPSA and Board of Education)
The last day to discharge vacation time for accruals in excess of the maximum carry over is 12/31/15.
The last day to discharge personal time is 12/31/15.
If you have questions about your current balances, please contact Payroll at 825-2180.
CCRIPSA Bonus Project Proposals Now Being Accepted
Proposals for bonus projects for the 2015-16 year will be accepted through December 1, 2015.
The Committee will complete making its decisions regarding initial approval of the projects by December 31, 2015, and bonuses will be distributed prior to June 30, 2016.
Please submit your completed proposal and project to Human Resources at the Warwick Campus. Human Resources will provide copies as needed for distribution to the Committee at its meetings. If you have any questions contact Bev Wiley at 825-2102 or Sheri Norton at 825-2311.
Sit down with an AFLAC Associate and review policies available to you as a State of Rhode Island employee. If already enrolled, sit down and review your current policies (you may be eligible to upgrade).
These policies are offered through payroll deduction and most of the programs can be purchased on a pre-tax basis during Open Enrollment.
• Personal Disability Income Protector
• Accident Indemnity Advantage
• Cancer Care Indemnity
• Specified Health Event Protection
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with AFLAC Representative, Doreen Sylvia.
Please contact Doreen at 401-286-2871 to schedule an individual appointment.
Direct Deposit Changes for State Employees
State employees enrolled in direct deposit now can access their payroll information and view their direct deposit slip online through Paystub RI. Please refer to the attached document for directions on how to register.
Your September 26, 2014, paystub was the last paper direct deposit slip that you received. If you are not enrolled in direct deposit and would like to access this service, fill out the form online and return it and a voided check to Human Resources. All State employees will be required to participate in direct deposit no later than June 30, 2016.
TIAA-CREF Representative, Dan Samson, will be on campus from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and available for private consultation meetings on the following dates:
|Day & Date||Campus||Location|
|Tuesday, December 8, 2015||Lincoln||Room 2138, President's Office|
|Tuesday, January 19, 2016||Lincoln||Room 2138, President' Office|
|Tuesday, January 26, 2016||Warwick||Room 3116, HR Conference Room|
|Thursday, April 7, 2016||Newport||Room 200|
|Tuesday, April 12, 2016||Warwick||Room 3116, HR Conference Room|
|Wednesday, April 13, 2016||Providence||Room 1134|
|Tuesday, April 19, 2016||Lincoln||Room 2138, President's Office|
|Tuesday, July 12, 2016||Warwick||Room 3116, HR Conference Room|
|Tuesday, July 19, 2016||Lincoln||Room 2138, President's Office|
|Tuesday, October 11, 2016||Warwick||Room 3116, HR Conference Room|
|Tuesday, October 18, 2016||Lincoln||Room 2138, President's Office|
|Wednesday, October 19, 2016||Providence||Room 1134|
Employees interested in scheduling an appointment for one-on-one counseling, please call 1-800-732-8353.
The one-on-one counseling sessions can help you sort things out and make informed decisions. Setting up a long-term financial plan can be a complicated task. It involves evaluating your potential income sources, and then factoring in the impact of taxes, inflation and the larger economic picture. Meeting with a TIAA-CREF Consultant can help. Don't miss this opportunity to meet with them.
Employees interested in scheduling an appointment with CCRI's MetLife Representative, Jake Darsch, for one-on-one counseling, please call 401-827-6266.
Are you ready for the inevitable changes that occur in everyone’s life? Life is a journey. It can be full of bumps and potholes; making it quite hectic. Taking the time to make financial decisions will make the journey much more rewarding now and down the road. While we all have good intentions to get our finances in order, we may not take the time or even know where to start.
Cheryl Gibson can help you develop a plan for your financial goals, your dreams and your life’s journey.
Set up an appointment with Cheryl by calling 508-259-5083 or emailing her at email@example.com
|DAY & DATE||CAMPUS||LOCATION|
|Wednesday, December 2, 2015||Newport||Atrium|
|Wednesday, December 9, 2015||Warwick||1st Floor Commons|
|Monday, December 14, 2015||Lincoln||Faculty Dining Area|