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  • Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Under the Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave law employees are eligible for up to one workweek of paid sick leave from May 28, 2021 and September 30, 2021 (or until exhaustion of Massachusetts program funds) if absent from work: To care for themselves or get medical treatment due to a...
  • Retirement Information and Zoom Workshops University Human Resources is offering zoom workshops on “Retiring from the State Employees’ Retirement System” through Workplace Learning & Development (https://www.umass.edu/wld/workshops). These meetings cover the: MA State...
  • GIC Health Insurance Premiums & Flexible Spending Accounts MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) health insurance premiums payroll-deducted on June 11, 2021 & June 25, 2021 are in payment for July insurance coverage, as a result employees purchasing health insurance through the GIC will see an increase in premium withholding consistent with rates...
  • GIC New Member Portal Exciting news! On June 7, 2021 employees purchasing insurance through the MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) are scheduled to receive an e-mail from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (MyGICLinkcustomerservice@mass.gov) providing...
  • Free TIAA Retirement Webinars - June 2021 TIAA offers free retirement planning webinars to benefited University employees - you may attend as a TIAA customer or as a guest who is not currenty investing with TIAA. June 2021 webinars are available now for registration in the Live Webinar Lounge (www....

Employee Service Center

Employee Service CenterThe Employee Service Center is located in room 325 Whitmore
Administration Building. Click on the link above for hours of
operation.