HR Updates

  • Employee of the Month program to relaunch in 2020

    For the past 41 years, UAB’s Employee of the Month/Year program has recognized outstanding employees for their dedication, hard work and contributions to the university’s success. Now, these awards — the highest honors reserved for staff at UAB — are getting an upgrade. UAB Human Resources is temporarily pausing the nomination and selection process to build a better one...

  • 2019 UAB Security & Fire Safety Report now available online

    The 2019 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 “2019 UAB Annual Security & Fire Safety Clery Report” on the sidebar, 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...

  • Personal holidays reminder for eLAS users

    A reminder for all non-essential services monthly-paid eLAS users — personal holidays must be used between July 1 and June 30 each year. After June 30, unused personal holidays will be forfeited and three new days will be added to your accrual balance on July 1. Time off requests using 2018/2019 PH days must be submitted and approved no later than June 30, otherwise, the...

  • Biweekly-paid employees — use or lose personal holidays by June 22

    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 2019, that means that employees in this category must take their remaining personal holidays during the June 9-June 22 pay period, or they will be automatically...

  • Total Compensation Statements for 2019 now available

    UAB, UAB Hospital and LLC employees can now access their 2019 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 employee contributions to...

  • Deadline to file annual ethics report is April 30

    As a public institution, UAB employees who meet certain criteria are required by the state of Alabama to complete an annual Statement of Economic Interests form. This includes: Persons whose base rate of pay at any time during calendar year 2018 was $75,000 or more, even if employment during the year was for a period as short as one day Persons whose job included...

  • 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, 2019. 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...

  • UAB introducing new employee classifications

    In an effort to help the Office of Human Resources better target communications to faculty and staff, UAB is introducing a new workforce classification system for employees. All employees have been assigned to one of two workgroups — either Workgroup A or Workgroup C — based on their academic/administrative/clinical affiliation. Information that affects workforces...

  • HR Policy 316 updated to reflect new campus safety plan

    HR Policy 316: Employee Photo Identification Badge/ONE Card has been updated effective Aug. 1. The changes reflect new requirements for employee ID badges that support implementation of a broader campus safety plan promoting greater control over access to campus facilities and employing additional technologies to enhance security for faculty, staff and students. The...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...