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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Benefits for Temps

      Information about benefits that those who work on a temporary schedule receive - to inform them as to what services to what they are entitled.

      000001433 Tufts Support Services Last Published -10/26/22
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    • Working Hours

      Reference for all employees who have inquiries about work hours at the University. Audience: Employees

      000001135 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/11/22
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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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    • 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
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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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    • 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 -2/16/22
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    • Health and Wellness (including Well Time Policy)

      Reference for benefits eligible employees who have inquiries about the wellness program, Jumbo Health Center, or Well Time at Tufts University. Audience: All current employees and spouses/domestic partners

      000001225 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/16/22
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    • TSS Training

      000001442 Tufts Support Services Last Published -10/5/22
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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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    • Death in the Family (Bereavement Time)

      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 -2/16/22
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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 -3/23/22
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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 -11/7/22
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    • Travel Overview

      Travel Policy described

      000001070 Tufts Support Services Last Published -3/14/22
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    • 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 -2/4/22
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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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    • 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 -2/4/22
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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 -3/25/22
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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 -10/20/22
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    • What is ACA?

      Summarizes the ACA (Affordable Care Act)

      000001368 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/17/22
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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 -10/26/22
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Completing Travel Reports

      Policy statement for business & travel reports

      000001460 Tufts Support Services Last Published -5/10/22
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Life Events

      000001559 Tufts Support Services Last Published -2/22/22
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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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    • 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 -6/7/22
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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 -2/9/22
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