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    • Sabbatical/Academic Leaves of Absence

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about Sabbatical or Academic Leaves of Absence. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees

      000001226 Tufts Support Services Last Published -10/22/19
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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 -1/24/20
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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 -4/14/20
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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 -10/30/19
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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 -4/18/19
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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 -2/3/20
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    • 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 -6/3/20
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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 -2/3/20
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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 -5/6/20
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    • Earnings Codes

      000001443 Tufts Support Services Last Published -12/4/19
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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 -4/28/20
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    • Benefits for Academic Year Employees

      Describes the benefits and payment process for those who are not employed during the summer months.

      000001302 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/19/20
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    • 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 -5/6/20
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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 -6/16/20
      2.62
    • 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 -9/25/19
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    • Unemployment

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries about unemployment after leaving the University. Audience: Former/Terminated/Resigned Employees

      000001145 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/29/20
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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 -1/24/20
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    • Tufts University-Funded Retirement Plan 401(a)

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the Tufts-Funded Retirement Plan 401(a) Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees, Retirees, Former Employees Specifically excluded groups: Post-Doctoral employees and employees without a social security number.

      000001216 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/6/20
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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 -2/5/20
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    • Bonus Days

      Describes what a bonus day is and who is eligible

      000001293 Tufts Support Services Last Published -10/1/19
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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 -10/7/19
      3.25
    • Self-Funded Retirement Plan 403(b)

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the 403(b) Voluntary Retirement Plan at Tufts. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees, Post docs ,(403(b), Retirees, Former Employees

      000001217 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/6/20
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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 -4/16/20
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    • Tufts Health Insurance Plan- Quality Tiered Plan

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the Tufts Health Insurance options, specifically the Quality Tiered Plan. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees & Dependents

      000001220 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/14/20
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    • Tufts Health Insurance Plan- Traditional Plan

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the Tufts Health Insurance options, specifically the Traditional Plan. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees & Dependents

      000001221 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/14/20
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    • Vision Care Program

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the Vision Insurance Plan. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees & Dependents

      000001224 Tufts Support Services Last Published -1/27/20
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    • Tufts Health Insurance Plan- Value Plan

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the Tufts Health Insurance options, specifically the Value Plan. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees & Dependents

      000001222 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/14/20
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    • Delta Dental Insurance Program

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the Delta Dental Insurance Program at Tufts. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees & Dependents

      000001192 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/14/20
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    • Death in the Family (Sympathy Days)

      Reference for all employees of Tufts with inquiries about the University policy regarding a death in the family/sympathy days. 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).

      000001176 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/5/19
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    • EBPA: Commuter Benefits

      Provides information about discounts for those working in Boston and taking public transportation

      000001425 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/27/20
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    • Unable to Hire as Student/Temp in ePAF

      instructions on how to proceed if a user experiences difficulty hiring in ePAF for students and temps

      000001328 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/30/20
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    • Emergency Closings

      Reference for all current employees and faculty that have inquiries about emergency closings or early release at the University. Audience: Employees, Faculty, Staff

      000001173 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/3/20
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    • Retiree Health and Dental

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

      000001486 Tufts Support Services Last Published -1/9/20
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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 -5/4/20
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    • Guest/Student Travel Overview

      Providing information about travel reports and arrangements for non-employees.

      000001044 Tufts Support Services Last Published -11/14/19
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    • Your Open Salesforce Cases

      Weekly Tableau report sent to community users and to TSS staff to show case statuses

      000001580 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/12/20
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    • Retirement Plans- 457(b) Non-Qualified Retirement Plans

      All inquiries regarding the 457(b) Retirement Plan should be directed to the Tufts HR Benefits Office. This plan is only available to a specific group of highly compensated employees and officers of Tufts University. Employees must be “invited” to join. Audience: Highly compensated employees

      000001211 Tufts Support Services Last Published -12/27/19
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    • Student Travel Overview

      Describes booking and expensing travel for students

      000001061 Tufts Support Services Last Published -11/14/19
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    • Training Programs Available

      Reference for employees interested in learning about available HR related training programs and workshops. Audience: Staff, Faculty

      000001110 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/19/19
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