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    • FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about the Family Medical Leave Act for employees at Tufts University. Audience: All current Employees, Staff, Faculty (Note: Faculty time off varies by school)

      000001196 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/15/17
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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 -4/17/17
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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 -9/12/17
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    • "How To" Videos

      The following videos and resources provide key information on how you can best partner with TSS.

      000001237 Tufts Support Services Last Published -12/10/14
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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 -5/25/17
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    • 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 -8/2/17
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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 -8/16/17
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    • Retiree Health and Dental for 2017

      Reference for benefits eligible employees/retirees who have inquiries about Retiree Health and Dental Plans at Tufts University. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees and their Eligible Dependents

      000001206 Tufts Support Services Last Published -9/8/17
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    • Post Docs

      Reference for new hires into the Postdoc programs at Tufts. Admission, recruitment, and hiring information can be found on each of the specific programs’ websites.

      000001231 Tufts Support Services Last Published -9/11/17
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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 -8/15/17
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    • Contact TSS

      Infomation on how to contact TSS

      000001007 Tufts Support Services Last Published -9/28/16
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    • Leaves of Absence

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about leaves of absence for employees at the University. Audience: All current staff and faculty

      000001157 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/26/17
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    • Using PeopleSoft HRMS

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries about how to use PeopleSoft HRMS on the Tufts HR website. Audience: Employees

      000001169 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/27/17
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    • Hiring Temporary Staff

      Information about outside temp agencies and any HR involvement.

      000001263 Tufts Support Services Last Published -8/2/17
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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 -5/17/17
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    • Returning to Work

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about the returning to work after taking a Leave of Absence from Tufts University. Audience: All current Staff Employees (Note: Faculty time off varies by school)

      000001128 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/26/17
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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 -5/17/17
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    • Dependent Social Security Number Audit

      Summarizes the Affordable Care Act's regulation that institutions obtain the SSN for dependents.

      000001346 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/24/17
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    • Termination Processing (Involuntary)

      Reference for employees who have payroll-related inquiries when being terminated from their role at the University. Audience: Terminated employees

      000001144 Tufts Support Services Last Published -7/13/17
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    • Exit Interviews

      Reference for all employees of Tufts with inquiries about the exit interviews process at the University. Audience: All current staff employees

      000001174 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/14/17
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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 -8/15/17
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    • Equal Employment Opportunity

      Reference for all employees, staff, faculty and students who have inquiries on general employee guidelines, information, policies, and expectations at Tufts University. Audience: All employees, students, faculty

      000001232 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/15/17
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    • External Applicant/Candidate Inquiry

      Reference for all employees, staff, faculty and students who have inquiries about internal or external applications to Tufts’ applicant tracking/job/career page, requesting status of the application. General employee guidelines, information, policies, and expectations at Tufts University. Audience: All internal and external candidates.

      000001105 Tufts Support Services Last Published -8/1/17
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    • What to do if Injured at Work

      This article describes what steps to follow if one is injured while at work at Tufts.

      000001098 Tufts Support Services Last Published -7/25/17
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    • Personnel Records

      Reference for all employees, staff, faculty who have inquiries on general employee guidelines, information, policies, and expectations at Tufts University. Audience: All employees, students, faculty

      000001212 Tufts Support Services Last Published -8/4/17
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    • Telecommunications Policy

      Eligible employees in certain positions may telecommute with prior approval.

      000001426 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/18/17
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    • Service Level Agreements

      Reference for all employees with inquiries about service agreements between TSS and the constituent community. Audience: Employees

      000001241 Tufts Support Services Last Published -8/8/17
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    • School and Central Division Leaders

      School and central division leaders including Deans, Vice Presidents, and Executive Associate Deans

      000001012 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/24/15
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    • Grievance Policy

      Reference for all current and former non-exempt staff employees who have inquiries about the University’s grievance procedure and policy. Audience: Non-Exempt Staff Employees Reference for all current and former non-exempt staff employees who have inquiries about the University’s grievance procedure and policy. Audience: Non-Exempt Staff Employees

      000001172 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/17/17
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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 -4/15/17
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    • Smoking at Work

      Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about the smoking policy at the University. Audience: All current Employees, Staff, Faculty, temporary workers, contractors and all other people employed by Tufts University

      000001214 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/17/17
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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 -9/21/17
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