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Federal Work Study Payments - Apr 16, 2020

Recent guidance from the U.S. Department of Education allows Tulane to pay Federal Work Study ("FWS") students even if students are unable to work scheduled hours because of COVID-19 disruptions.   The Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity and Office of Financial Aid worked diligently to determine an equitable and compliant methodology to determine remaining FWS payments for active...

Temporary Emergency COVID-19 Paid Leave Timekeeping Guidance - Apr 16, 2020

Below is additional guidance as to how Temporary Emergency COVID-19 pay should be used in response to your questions. Detailed guidelines to this program are found at the Temporary Emergency COVID-19 Paid Leave page. COVID-19 paid leave may be used by exempt or non-exempt employees. Full-time benefits eligible regular staff are eligible to use up to 80 hours COVID-19 paid leave. Part-time staff...

COVID-19 HR Communications - Mar 27, 2020

Below is information recently sent to supervisors for guidelines on emergency leave policy, flexible work arrangement and to those that supervise student employees. COVID-19 HR Update: 3/26/2020 Supervisor Guidelines: Flexible Work Arrangements (3/11/2020)   Student Employment Update to Supervisors (3/16/2020)

COVID-19 HR Update: 3/26/2020 - Mar 26, 2020

Dear Supervisors,   As we face unprecedented times, the health, safety and overall wellbeing of the Tulane community is always the top priority of the university.  Tulane continues to respond to new information as it arises in support of the university’s mission. With this in mind, Tulane is implementing a new paid leave program and is taking actions to address staffing needs as it relates to...

Student Employment Update to Supervisor - Mar 16, 2020

Dear Student Employee Supervisors, In response to the COVID-19 University update, the Student Employment office recommends student supervisors follow these guidelines: Tulane is doing everything possible to reduce the concentration of people on campus and at our workplaces. Our intention is to allow as many of our student employees as possible to work remotely, while continuing to carry out the...

Wave of Green Day of Service is Being Postponed - Mar 12, 2020

Dear Wave of Green Volunteers, The Wave of Green Day of Service for faculty and staff, originally scheduled for Thursday, April 9 is being postponed given the quickly developing situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) and based on best practice guidance provided by the university. We will send out an announcement when a new date is confirmed, and we thank you for your understanding. If you have...

Supervisor Guidance: Flexible Work Arrangements - Mar 11, 2020

Tulane University continues to actively monitor developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Although there are currently no identified cases of COVID-19 in the Tulane community, the situation is rapidly changing, and it is anticipated that cases in our area will increase. With this said, we encourage all supervisors to demonstrate understanding and flexibility with employees in your...

Fitts Bit Challenge - Mar 11, 2020

President Mike Fitts and TU Wellness are asking Tulanians to join the Fitts Bit Challenge for the month of March. To join, email your beginning step total to tuwellness@tulane.edu. Participants must track their steps via smartphone or a fitness tracking device and must submit their weekly total to qualify for raffle drawings. Participants also must submit their total step count for the month of...

Rally Rewards Program - Mar 11, 2020

Tulane University wants to reward you for taking care of your health!  With the transition to Blue Cross Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, we are implementing a new Rally Rewards Program.  Rally Rewards is a free incentive program that encourages simple steps toward a healthier lifestyle. Eligible employees can earn up to $500 or $1000 in Health Savings Accounts, Health Reimbursement Accounts...

Employee Success with LinkedIn Learning Webinar - Mar 11, 2020

Tulane has invested in this great learning tool and the LinkedIn higher ed team wants to show you how you can best take advantage of this great benefit for the development of your staff as well as your own.  We will be offering a webinar on Tuesday, Apr. 14 from 11 am to 12 pm CST to demo features of the platform and discuss how it can be used to support professional development. To register for...

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