The Employee Education Program (EEP) is a popular benefit available to eligible UF faculty and staff, providing tuition assistance for up to six credit hours of eligible college-level courses per semester.
This spring, the UF Field & Fork Campus Food Program, in partnership with UFHR WorkLife, will present a series of monthly courses designed to demonstrate that cooking vegetables, especially when in season, can be easy, fun and delicious.
The state’s FSAs feature an annual grace period that enables participants to continue to use medical and dependent care accounts for eligible expenses through March 15. Claims for 2017 expenses must be filed by the final filing date of April 15, 2018.
In December, the UF Board Of Trustees approved collective bargaining agreements for the implementation of salary increases as of Jan. 1. Additionally, the hourly rate of student assistants and OPS employees earning less than $8.25 per hour was raised to the new Florida minimum wage of $8.25 per hour. All increases will be reflected in employee paychecks issued on Jan. 19.
It is important that the Healthcare Marketplace is aware of any employee who was offered coverage through UF, both for the protection of the university and so the employee does not inadvertently receive a premium tax credit that he or she may have to pay back.