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Annual Benefits Enrollment is continuing; enroll by May 10

This is a guest post from Human Resources:

More than 600 colleagues have completed Annual Benefits Enrollment. If you have not already done so, please enroll by May 10. You will need to enroll if you are an eligible* faculty or staff member who is:

  • Changing benefit elections,
  • Adding or removing a dependent(s),
  • Covering an eligible spouse on the medical plan, and/or
  • Planning to enroll or re-enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (you must actively enroll each year if you intend to continue your participation).

If you are adding a spouse and/or dependent child(ren) to the medical, dental, and/or vision plan(s), and you have not provided dependent verification documentation, you will need to submit a copy to Human Resources by May 10.

If you have benefits questions and/or need assistance completing the benefits enrollment form, email AskHR@nullwfu.edu or call 336.758.4700.

Your new elections will be viewable in WIN ​June 14 and effective July 1.

*Includes individuals eligible for medical coverage through the Affordable Care Act.

Workday presentation set for Staff Advisory Council meeting

The Staff Advisory Council will hear a presentation at its May 11 meeting from members of the the Workday Steering Committee.

The meeting, open to staff and others, will be held at 9 a.m. in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium.

At the SAC meeting, there will be a presentation by Eric Proctor of Human Resources and Beth Hoagland of the Office of the Provost on the University’s implementation of Workday and its progress since the project began last fall.  Workday is the enterprise resource planning software that will replace Banner’s human resources, finance and payroll management functions.

Annual Benefits Enrollment process begins May 3

This is a guest post by Human Resources:

Annual Benefits Enrollment begins today, May 3, and runs through May 10. Visit the Annual Benefits Enrollment webpage to review the guidebook and enroll if you are an eligible* faculty or staff member who is:

  • Changing benefit elections,
  • Adding or removing a dependent(s),
  • Covering an eligible spouse on the medical plan, and/or
  • Planning to enroll or re-enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (you must actively enroll each year if you intend to continue your participation).

If you are adding a spouse and/or dependent child(ren) to the medical, dental, and/or vision plan(s), and you have not provided dependent verification documentation, you will need to submit a copy to Human Resources by May 10.

If you have benefits questions and/or need assistance completing the benefits enrollment form, email AskHR@nullwfu.edu or call 336.758.4700.

New this year: Streakin’ Deacon Mobile Enrollment. Board the Streakin’ Deacon to enroll in benefits, enjoy gelato, and take home giveaways. Meet us at one of the following stops:

Wednesday, May 3:

  • 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Manchester Hall
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Z. Smith Reynolds Library
  • 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Alumni Hall
  • 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Scales Fines Arts Center

Monday, May 8:

  • 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Reynolda House
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Graylyn
  • 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. University Corporate Center
  • 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Outside Bostwick and Johnson Halls

Your new elections will be viewable in WIN ​June 14 and effective July 1.

*Includes individuals eligible for medical coverage through the Affordable Care Act.

Comings and goings for March 2017

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February 2017 staff and faculty milestones

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Tobacco cessation classes to be offered in 2017

This is a guest post from Human Resources:

tobacco-cessation-program-next-week-at-wake-graphicJanuary 10 through February 21, Wake Forest University will sponsor tobacco cessation classes in partnership with the Forsyth County Department of Health and American Lung Association. This free program will provide education, resources, and support for full-time, part-time, and temporary faculty and staff. Faculty and staff should register for the seven-week program, which will be held in Reynolda Hall, Room 301, on Tuesdays from Noon to 1 p.m.

Participants should consult their physicians prior to beginning the classes, and they may choose to combine the program with tobacco cessation medications. Wake Forest University medical plan participants have access to FDA-approved prescription tobacco cessation drugs and over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy drugs (with a prescription). Generic drugs are covered without a copayment for two 90-day supplies.

If you are not currently enrolled in a medical plan, you may receive a tobacco cessation product benefit up to $150, based on submitted receipts.

Contact Human Resources at AskHR@nullwfu.edu or (336) 758-4700 for more information.

November 2016 staff and faculty milestones

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Human Resources announces new long term care benefit

This is a guest post from Human Resources:

Wake Forest is offering a new Genworth long term care benefit for services you or your family receive at home, in the community, or in a nursing facility. Active full-time benefits-eligible faculty and staff may enroll today through November 18, 2016, and will receive more information at their home address. Additionally, Genworth representatives will host information sessions across campus, October 31 – November 2.

When you click to enroll, you will need to enter the following:

  • Group ID: wake
  • Access Code: groupltc

The benefit will be effective January 1, 2017, and will not affect the University’s current coverage or premiums.

August 2016 comings and goings

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September 2016 staff milestones

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