HR Updates

  • Use or lose personal holidays by June 23

    UAB’s policy on personal holidays requires non-essential services biweekly-paid full-time regular employees to take any unused personal holidays by the last biweekly pay period with a June pay date. For 2018, that means that employees in this category must take their remaining personal holidays during the June 10-June 23 pay period, or they will be automatically...

  • Total Compensation Statements for 2018 now available

    UAB, UAB Hospital and LLC employees can now access their 2018 Total Compensation Statements within the UAB for Me portal. Total Compensation Statements illustrate the value of employees’ total compensation from UAB, including salary and benefits. Together, salary and benefit programs represent a significant investment by UAB—designed to recognize employees' contributions to...

  • Deadline to file annual ethics report is April 30

    UAB employees who are in a supervisory or executive leadership role, whose job includes management of state funds in certain capacities, or who met a salary threshold of $75,000 for the 2017 calendar year are required to complete an annual Statement of Economic Interests form. Employees whose primary assignments are in the UAB Hospital, are exempt from the filing...

  • Upcoming Benefits information: 1095 forms and Truth in Salary Statements

    All benefits eligible employees and employees who met eligibility for health insurance as defined by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will receive a 1095-C form at your home address.  The 1095-C forms were postmarked and mailed by Jan. 31, 2018. Do not throw the 1095 form away. Although the 1095 form is not required to file your taxes, it should be kept as part of your tax...

  • Important flu-related information for UAB employees

    Alabama has experienced a dramatic increase in the number of seasonal flu cases this week. As a result, we want to provide our employees with important information related to flu prevention, symptoms and resources that are available. If you are experiencing flu or flu-like illness — fever or feeling feverish/chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or...

  • Update to HR Policies 619 and 208

    UAB Human Resources has revised HR Policy 619: Attendance and HR Policy 208: Time Tracking & Recordkeeping, effective December 2017. Revisions to HR Policy 619 update section 619.A — University to include missed punches in expectations for attendance. Section 619.B — UAB Hospital and The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital remains unchanged. Revisions to HR Policy 208 update...

  • Annual Security & Fire Safety Report for 2017 is available online

    The 2017 UAB Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is now available online. To access it, you can go to the UAB Police Department website at uab.edu/police and click on “Read the 2017 UAB Annual Security & Fire Safety (Clery) Report,” or click here to go directly to the report. For a print copy of the report, call (205) 934-4649. The report follows the guidelines mandated...

  • Update to HR Policy 204 on University shift differentials

    In alignment with best practice in shift differentials, UAB Human Resources has revised HR Policy 204 and Section 5.2 of the “You and UAB Handbook” for eligible nonexempt employees who work evenings and nights. The standard evening shift now begins at 3 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m., and the standard night shift begins at 11 p.m. and ends at 7 a.m. Effective mid-September, the Campus...

  • Use or lose personal holidays

    UAB’s policy on personal holidays requires non-hospital biweekly-paid full-time regular employees to take any unused personal holidays by the last biweekly pay period with a June pay date. For 2017, that means that employees in this category must take their personal holidays during the June 11-June 24 pay period, or they will be automatically forfeited. The new personal...

  • New I-9 form required by Jan. 22, 2017

    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has revised the Form I-9 effective Nov. 14, 2016. The revised Form I-9 must be used for all new hires/rehires no later than Jan. 22, 2017. Please begin using the revised Form I-9 for all campus hires on or before Jan. 20, 2017. Due to the institution's obligation to be in full compliance with the use of the revised Form I-9 by...

  • Benefit updates: 1095-C form, Truth in Salary & Total Compensation Statements

    In addition to the tax documents you normally receive from UAB, all employees who meet eligibility for health insurance as defined by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will receive a 1095-C form. Do not throw the 1095 form(s) away.  They are needed for your tax documentation. Additional information on the 1095 forms can be found at uab.edu/1095. UAB will be providing a Truth...

  • Update to HR Policy 634

    HR Policy 634, Alcohol and Drug Testing for Reasonable Cause, has been revised effective Feb. 1, 2017.  The revision reflects changes in UAB practice to include procedures and collection sites. To view the updated policy in its entirety, visit the UAB Policy & Procedure Library online. — Updated Jan. 4, 2017...

  • Sick Time Donation Pool - Initial Phase

    In late 2016, the UAB Employee Benefits Committee approved the expansion of the Sick Time Donation Policy to provide a source of paid leave for employees who have exhausted available accrued benefit time as a result of significant illness or injury to include access to a Sick Time Donation Pool. The UAB Sick Time Donation program will continue to include direct,...

  • UAB Paid Living Donor Leave effective March 1, 2017

    UAB is one of the three largest kidney transplant centers in the nation and has performed more transplants than any other program in the nation since 1987. Implementation of the UAB Paid Living Donor Leave (PLDL) supports UAB employees who volunteer as living organ or bone marrow donors. Effective March 1, 2017, UAB will offer 4 weeks paid time off for living organ...