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    • Tuition Remission Program

      Reference for current benefits eligible, employees who have inquiries about the tuition remission program at Tufts. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees and dependents

      000001223 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/29/21
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    • Life Insurance Plans

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about Life Insurance Plans. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees

      000001197 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/8/22
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    • I-9 Employment Verification Process

      Reference for employees who have inquiries regarding I-9 forms, employment eligibility, and the process for employment verification. Audience: All US based employees

      000001126 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/17/22
      2.62
    • Benefits Termination Information (COBRA)

      Reference for terminating employees who have questions about the future of their benefits packages after employment termination at Tufts, as well as COBRA continuation of coverage. Audience: Terminating Employees

      000001187 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/23/22
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    • Staff (non-faculty) Tuition Reimbursement Program

      Reference for current benefits eligible, full-time Staff employees who have inquiries about the tuition reimbursement program at Tufts. Audience: Benefits Eligible Staff

      000001219 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/31/22
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    • Life Events

      000001559 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/22/22
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    • Timekeeping

      Reference for employees who have questions regarding timekeeping policies and time entry processes. Audience: Non-Exempt Employees

      000001168 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/28/22
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    • Resigning/Voluntary Termination of Employment

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries on general employee guidelines, information, policies, and expectations at Tufts University. Reference for all employees of Tufts with inquiries about resigning or terminating employment with the University. Audience: All employees who are covered by the employee handbook, not by CBA or contract employment (Note: For faculty, please see the faculty handbook for the faculty member’s school. For post-doc scholars, please see the post-doc handbook).

      000001215 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/16/22
      4.50
    • Job Codes

      Job codes in ePaf

      000001357 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/9/22
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    • Job Descriptions

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries about job descriptions Audience: Employees, Managers, Supervisors

      000001139 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/30/22
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    • Long Term Disability

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about applying for Long Term Disability. Audience: All current Employees, Staff, Faculty (Note: Faculty time off varies by school)

      000001127 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/4/22
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    • What is an ITIN?

      Describes what the ITIN is used for and how to apply.

      000001364 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/24/22
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    • Forms

      Forms that you may need to complete in order to obtain access to a system or complete a process, as well as IRS Tax Forms.

      000001230 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/1/22
      3.25
    • Promotions, Demotions, and Transfers

      Reference for employees who have inquiries about job movement within the University, including promotions, demotions, or transfers. Audience: Employees

      000001418 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/10/22
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    • MetLaw- Hyatt Legal Plans

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about legal services available through the benefits program at Tufts. Audience: All Benefits Eligible Employees

      000001199 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/8/22
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    • Compensation Structure, Pay Ranges, and Philosophy

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries about the compensation structure, pay ranges, and the compensation philosophy at Tufts University. Audience: Employees

      000001137 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/20/22
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    • What is the SUA payment method?

      Description of the Single Use Account program for suppliers doing business with Tufts

      000001295 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/4/22
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    • Accommodations in the Workplace

      Provides information regarding accommodations or special work equipment needed in order to fulfill job responsibilities

      000001464 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/30/22
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    • Reduction in Work Hours

      Reference for benefit eligible employees who have inquiries about what happens to their benefits if their hours are reduced from full time to a minimum of 17.5 hours or to a schedule that falls below 17.5 hours a week.

      000001401 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/25/22
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    • Direct Deposit for Payroll

      Reference for employees who have inquiries about direct deposit. Audience: Employees

      000001148 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/26/22
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    • University Holidays

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about time off on University holidays. Audience: All employees who are covered by the employee handbook, not by CBA or contract employment (Note: Faculty time off varies by school)

      000001155 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/15/22
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    • Bonus Days

      Describes what a bonus day is and who is eligible

      000001293 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/15/22
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    • Holiday Pay Inquiry

      Reference for employees who have inquiries about pay during University holidays. Audience: Employees

      000001153 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/20/22
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    • Auto and Home Insurance Program

      Reference for employees who have inquiries about group discounted auto and home insurance opportunities through the benefits program at Tufts. Audience: All active, regularly-scheduled Employees

      000001200 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/16/22
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    • Pay Adjustments

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries about pay adjustments to their salary at the University. Audience: Employees, Managers

      000001183 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/13/22
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    • Social Security Income Benefits

      information pertaining to SSI benefits while working or in retirement

      000001303 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/11/22
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    • TSS Training

      000001442 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/13/22
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    • Pay Days / Pay Cycle- HR/Payroll

      Reference for all employees, faculty, and management with inquiries about pay day schedules and the pay cycle at Tufts. Audience: Faculty, Staff

      000001239 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/14/22
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    • Joint Appointment at Tufts

      Describes joint appointments, the , FAQs and who to contact for more information

      000001395 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/22/22
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    • Tufts Staff/Faculty ID Card

      Reference for staff and faculty on how to obtain a Tufts Employee ID card.

      000001122 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/16/22
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    • Sick and Family Illness Time

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about sick time for employees at the University. Audience: Audience: All employees who are covered by the employee handbook, not by CBA or contract employment (Note: Faculty time off varies by school)

      000001158 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/15/22
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    • Evidence of Insurability

      Cases where employees may need to complete an Evidence of Insurability document

      000001356 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/11/22
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    • Fringe Benefit Rates

      Summarizes fringe benefit rates based on employee status.

      000001273 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/4/22
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    • Directions To Complete An Expense Transfer

      Step by step instructions to complete an expense transfer form, which corrects a posted non-compensation entry.

      000001278 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/30/22
      2.75
    • Verification of Employment/Mortgage Verifications

      Reference for all current employees and external third parties with questions about basic employment verification and credit inquiries. Audience: Employees, Faculty, Staff, external third parties

      000001160 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/23/22
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    • New Hire Orientation

      Reference for inquiries on new hire orientation from internal and external new hires, and hiring managers.

      000001120 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/9/22
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    • Employment of Minors

      Reference for current employees, hiring managers, prospective employees, staff, faculty and students who have inquiries on the employment of minors. Audience: All Employees- Staff, Faculty, Students

      000001171 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/10/22
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    • Trial Periods

      Reference for all current, new and newly transferred/promoted staff with inquiries about probationary periods Audience: Employees, Staff

      000001210 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/25/22
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    • Employee Handbook

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries on general employee guidelines, information, policies, and expectations at Tufts University. Audience: This information applies to staff employees who work more than 17.5 hours only, or all employees who are covered by the employee handbook, not by CBA or contract employment For faculty, please see the faculty handbook for the faculty member’s school. For post-doc scholars, please see the post-doc handbook.

      000001180 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/20/22
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    • Travel Overview

      Travel Policy described

      000001070 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/14/22
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    • Data Warehouse Access

      To view Data Warehouse PeopleSoft Reports

      000001013 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/4/22
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    • Progression Pay / Career Paths

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries about progression pay and potential career paths at Tufts University. Audience: Managers, Supervisors, Employees

      000001140 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/30/22
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    • General Tax Questions

      Reference for all employees who have general questions about taxes for employees of the University. Audience: Employees

      000001147 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/20/22
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    • FLSA or Exempt/Non-Exempt

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries about FLSA, or the Fair Labor Standards Act, and their status as either Exempt or Non-Exempt employees. Audience: Managers, Supervisors, Employees

      000001132 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/10/22
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    • Sales Tax Exemptions for Tufts

      Provides information about sales tax exemptions when purchasing on behalf of Tufts.

      000001264 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/14/22
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    • What is OPT?

      Optional Practical Training

      000001567 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/10/22
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    • Travel Insurance

      A summary of travel insurance information for Tufts travelers

      000001372 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/23/22
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    • Personal Days

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about personal time for employees at the University. Audience: Audience: All employees who are covered by the employee handbook, not by CBA or contract employment (Note: Faculty time off varies by school)

      000001161 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/15/22
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    • Jury Duty

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about the University policy regarding jury duty. Audience: Jury duty rights apply to all current Employees, Staff, Faculty, Student workers as outlined under Massachusetts General Laws. Jury Duty Paid Time Off Policies - Audience: All employees who are covered by the employee handbook, not by CBA or contract employment (Note: For faculty, please see the faculty handbook for the faculty member’s school. For post-doc scholars, please see the post-doc handbook).

      000001233 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/15/22
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    • Benefits New Hire Information & User Guide

      Reference for new benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the benefits program at Tufts for new hires. Audience: All new benefits eligible employees

      000001186 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/31/22
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    • W-2 and Tax Statements

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries about W-2 forms and tax statements. Audience: Employees

      000001202 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/4/22
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    • Finance Log In Issues

      difficulty with logging in while working off site

      000001034 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/13/22
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    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees

      000001185 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/8/22
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    • Vacation Time

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about vacation time for employees at the University. Audience: All current staff employees

      000001156 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/14/22
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    • Voting Leave

      000001378 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/23/22
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    • Student Summer Employment

      This summarizes considerations for student employment over the summer

      000001627 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/13/22
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    • Ad Hoc Approvers

      Information regarding ad hoc approvers in systems, departmental directions, and more.

      000001255 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/10/22
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