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  • Summary of Benefits
  • Retirement Plans
  • Health Insurance Programs
  • Long-Term Disability and Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unemployment Insurance  
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Holiday Schedule/Leave of Absence/Vacation and Sick Leave


  • Payroll Schedules
  • Paycheck/Direct Deposit Advice Distribution & Return Policy 
  • Temporary Service Payroll
  • Student Assistant/College Work Study Payroll


  • Timesheets
  • Payroll (W-4, IT-2104, Direct Deposit, etc.)
  • HR and Benefit Forms
    • Employee Data Sheet
    • Extra Service and Also Receives Justification Letter
    • UP-8 and UP-6
    • I-9 & Instructions
    • Dual Employment Forms
    • Classified Employee Annual Performance Evaluation
    • Student Assistant Employment Form and Instructions
    • Salary Increase, Promotion and Review Requests
    • PEP Enrollment Form (CSEA, MC and UUP)

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  • Electronic Time and Attendance System (TAS) Power Point Presentations (UUP Faculty and Staff, M/C)
  • SUNY HR System - Self Service

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  • Nondiscrimination Policy
  • Policy on Sexual Harassment
  • Discrimination Complaint Procedure
  • Affirmative Action Plan
  • Search Process Handbook
  • Title IX


  • New York State Resources
  • Bargaining Units (CSEA, GSEU, NYSCOPBA, PBANYS, UUP)
  • US Government Resources

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Social Security

Social Security is the United States' basic method of providing income when family earnings are reduced or cease upon retirement, disability or death. Social Security retirement benefits are based upon your salary history up the maximum social security taxable wage base. Each pay period, payroll deductions for social security are taken from your check. New York State matches this deduction as the employer's contribution. The current rate of contribution is 6.2% for all earnings up to $117,000. An additional 1.45% is deducted for supplemental Medicare on all earnings.

Disability Allowance
The US Social Security Administration provides a disability benefit to employees who are disabled to the extent that they cannot perform substantial gainful work and meet specific eligibility guidelines. The amount of disability benefit is the employees Primary Insurance Amount (PIA) at the time they become disabled. There is a waiting period of five (5) full consecutive months from the time a disability is determined until benefits begin. Benefits may be reduced if the employee is receiving payments under a workers' compensation or other disability plan. Additional information is available in the Human Resources Office or directly from the local Social Security Administration office. For additional information visit:

Death Benefits
For information regarding Social Security and Survivor Benefits, please follow this link to the Social Security website:

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