Please read the special-edition Advocate newsletter carefully – click here. It explains in detail how the new pension reform law affects members enrolled in the Tier I Defined Benefit retirement plan.
Recently, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service ruled that same‐sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize same‐sex marriages, will be treated as married for federal income tax purposes. We are providing the following documentation to help anyone this ruling applies to.
Please contact Human Resources at 309-438-8311 if you have additional questions.
The Domestic Partner Benefits policy is currently under review by Human Resources and the Faculty Affairs sub-committee of the Academic Senate. While necessary revisions are being made to ensure the policy reflects the State of Illinois' recent recognition of civil unions, the health insurance reimbursement portion of the policy will remain in place for employees in same or opposite sex domestic partner relationships not eligible for benefits through the State Employees Group Insurance Act. If you have questions or need information about domestic partner benefits, please contact your Benefits Counselor at 438-8311.
The "Return to Work" legislation (40 ILCS 5/15-139.5) was enacted in August 2012. Provisions of that Act took effect in August 2013. Read More.
To ensure timely payment, leave balance updates, and compliance with the State Ethics Act, employee time must be reported online at in iPeople. Here is a quick look at upcoming time reporting due dates:
|Period Ends - Employee Timesheet Due||Final Manager Approval Due (4:00 PM)|
|Sunday, August 31||Wednesday, September 3|
|Monday, September 15||Wednesday, September 17|
|Tuesday, September 30||Thursday, October 2|
|Wednesday, Oct. 15||Friday, October 17|
|Friday, October 31||Tuesday, November 4|
Pay Dates and Payroll Calendars are available on the Payroll Website
Investing for Retirement
Wed, October 1, 2014 1:00 PM - Wed, October 22, 2014 1:00 PM Bone Student Center (BON), 3rd Floor East Lounge. - Free
Mutual Fund Analysis and Selection
Fri, October 31, 2014 1:00 PM - Fri, November 21, 2014 1:00 PM Bone Student Center (BON), 3rd Floor East Lounge - Free
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