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Aug 28, 2020

Planning Ahead for Open Enrollment

2021 Open Enrollment will be held October 15 through 31, 2020. Start reviewing information now so you are prepared to make the best decisions for your health! All members will automatically be enrolled in the 70/30 Plan for the 2021 benefit year, which will have an $85 employee-only premium. Members receive a $25 premium reduction… 

Aug 6, 2020

Special Circumstance Review

The policies and practices put in place around COVID-19 are designed to help protect all members of the Pack. While the university is implementing safety practices and guidance for reactivating campus, special circumstances related to students, employees/employment, disability accommodations, and safety may arise that require additional review and guidance, such as: Workplace Safety reasons related to COVID-19:… 

Jul 6, 2020

HR Expert Tips: Manager Dashboard

Supervisors have quick and easy access to information about their direct reports at any time, without even reaching out to DASA HR (but we are happy to provide guidance). You can use the Manager Dashboard to: Approve leave or submit leave on behalf of a direct report Review separation information Review job actions and see… 

Jun 30, 2020

New RED System for COI & NOI Process

Research Enterprise Data System (RED) The COI/NOI module of the Research Enterprise Data (RED) system launched on May 12, 2020.  All new Conflict of Interest (COI) disclosures and Notice of Intent (NOI) must now be submitted through RED.  The legacy COI system and NOI system are still accessible in read-only format for reference, review, and… 

Jun 23, 2020

HR Expert Tips: WolfTime

DASA HR tends to see confusion and errors when the WolfTime Leave system is used to request leave instead of just using to submit actual leave used.  For example, you request Friday off with 8 hours of annual leave but then end up not taking the day off as planned OR working extra hours during… 

May 21, 2020

Protecting the Pack

NC State has published a guide for returning to work, which will utilize a phased return of employees that considers operation needs and is in accordance with efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.  All employees are expected to review and comply with the procedures, protocols, and requirements. Please review this… 

May 19, 2020

DASA Awards for Excellence Winners Announced

The year-end celebration for DASA looked a little different this year as award winners were announced via a You Tube event.  A number of awards were announced, including the prestigious Awards for Excellence.  Congratulations to this outstanding group of nominees. The NC State University Awards for Excellence is the most prestigious honor awarded to non-faculty staff… 

Apr 23, 2020

Telework Tips from DASA Colleagues

As faculty and staff across the Division of Academic and Student Affairs adjust to working from home, DASA HR asked them to share advice on how to adjust to our new normal.  While a number of telework resources have been provided, some DASA colleagues were willing to share what’s working for them. Chris Ashwell, PhD… 

Apr 20, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

UPDATED 5/1/20 Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. Additional information on NC State’s implementation is now available via the May 1st 3D Memo.  Leave under FFCRA can be… 

Apr 8, 2020

Mandatory On-Site Work Tracking for April

Communication Shared with Mandatory (medical emergency) Employees Email communication was sent on 4/7/20 to DASA employees who have been designated as Mandatory (on-site) employees during the COVID-19 medical emergency.  All supervisors of Mandatory employees were also sent this communication. All mandatory employees are required to report hours worked on-site every Friday by 11:59 p.m. during…