Linda Gunter

Linda Gunter

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Nominations are being accepted for one of two new awards that will debut in 2021.

Eligible employees will have the option to choose or decline health care coverage during the annual open enrollment Oct. 23-Nov. 9. In addition to a consumer-driven health plan, traditional health plans from Viva Health and Blue Cross/Blue Shield will be continue to be available for 2021.

Viva Choice — UAB’s consumer-driven health plan (CDHP) — is an alternative to traditional Viva and Blue Cross health care plans offered to eligible employees during the annual open enrollment for benefits Oct. 23-Nov. 9.

This week, UAB HR Benefits begins rolling out information about Open Enrollment for benefit-eligible employees. Weekly communications will provide employees more time to review available benefits and upcoming changes and make informed decisions for themselves and their families.

The University of Alabama System, its health system and affiliates will refrain from making changes to the payroll tax withholdings at this time for several reasons.

No extra effort is required by participants to receive the bonus credits.

UAB has been approved to pay student work-study salaries from the Federal Work-Study Grant during the 2020-21 academic year.

Half-day sessions are available for children in grades K-8 for nominal fee.

Completing this daily survey could be among the healthiest habits you develop all year — for yourself and the entire campus.

Leadership is working to respond to challenges some employees will face as K-12 school districts adopt hybrid teaching plans for the fall terms

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