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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 -5/7/18
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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 -4/18/18
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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 -4/18/18
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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 -3/2/18
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    • Leave Documentation

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the required leave documentation when taking a leave of absence from the University. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees

      000001227 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/18/18
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    • MMLA (Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act)

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about their rights under MMLA as employees of Tufts University. Audience: Benefits Eligible Employees

      000001228 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/2/16
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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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    • 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 -1/24/18
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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 -8/8/17
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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 -3/8/18
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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 -3/8/18
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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 -5/7/18
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    • Verification of Employment (General)

      Reference for employees who have inquiries regarding the process for employment verification. Audience: All employees

      000001178 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/7/18
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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 -6/6/18
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    • Earnings Codes

      000001443 Tufts Support Services Last Published -6/28/17
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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 -5/2/18
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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 -7/12/18
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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 -4/23/18
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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 -9/13/17
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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 -5/21/18
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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 -6/7/18
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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 -1/10/18
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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 -1/19/18
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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 -9/15/17
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    • 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 -5/3/18
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    • Bonus Days

      Describes what a bonus day is and who is eligible

      000001293 Tufts Support Services Last Published -1/25/18
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    • Child/Adult/Elder Backup Care Services (Care.com)

      Reference: employees who have inquiries about child care and elder care opportunities through the benefits program at Tufts. Audience: All active, regularly-scheduled employees

      000001190 Tufts Support Services Last Published -4/18/17
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    • Guest/Student Travel Overview

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

      000001044 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/21/17
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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 -5/29/18
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    • Crosby Commuter Benefits

      Reference for employees who have inquiries about commuter benefits at Tufts. Audience: All Active, Regularly Scheduled Employees

      000001191 Tufts Support Services Last Published -11/14/16
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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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    • 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 -12/21/17
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    • Student Travel Overview

      Describes booking and expensing travel for students

      000001061 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/24/17
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