Council on the Status of Women Advocated for New Paid Parental Leave Policy

When NC State’s Council on the Status of Women started its effort to get a paid parental leave policy implemented, the task seemed insurmountable, one of its members said. “It seemed like there were so many mountains in front of us to overcome,” said Lisa LaBarbera-Mascote, an ex officio council member and director of the Read More »

Annual Enrollment: 7 Things You May Not Know

    You will have lots of decisions to make next month when annual enrollment begins. That’s the time set aside for eligible employees to make benefits selections for 2020. This year the period to enroll is Nov. 2-19. When you review what benefits are available, consider the following: Members of the 80/20 plan can Read More »

How To Get Help During Annual Enrollment

  Annual enrollment begins next month for NC State employees, and the University Human Resources Benefits Office wants to make the process as seamless as possible. Faculty and staff can make benefits selections and changes for 2020 from Nov. 2 to Nov. 19, 2019. Employees are not permitted to make changes to their benefits after Read More »

Save the Date: Annual Enrollment Set for Nov. 2-19

Annual benefits enrollment for the 2020 calendar year for University of North Carolina System institutions will commence Saturday, Nov. 2 and end Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Please note this enrollment period is shorter than in previous years, lasting only 18 days. This is the period set aside to make benefits selections. The State Health Plan Read More »

Health Plan Update

The State Health Plan has provided an update concerning its Clear Pricing Project. Effective Jan. 1, 2020, the State Health Plan will consist of two networks: the Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Options Network, which currently is used by the plan, and the new North Carolina State Health Plan Network. The two networks will include Read More »

Are You Ready to Retire?

Ready to Retire

NC State employee Wendy Silver attended a retirement workshop in February, even though she doesn’t plan to retire soon. Silver said she attended Ready to Retire because she’s contemplating when she should retire now that she has accumulated 25 years of state service. She earned those years working at three state agencies — the Office Read More »

NC State Enhances Child Care Program

  University Human Resources wants to remind employees about the enhancements that have been made to the university’s child care services program. NC State has added two providers to the program: Goddard School for Early Childhood Development and RightTime KiDS Drop-in Childcare in Raleigh. A third provider, Bright Horizons, has added its nine facilities in Read More »