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Research Foundation Employee Benefits

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All Research Foundation Employees, regardless of the length of their employment or total number of hours worked per week , are entitled to statutory benefits.

Statutory benefits include:

  • NYS Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • FICA/Social Security*

Other benefits available will vary depending on the employee's classification, determined by information on the Personnel Action Form (PAF).

See Fringe Benefits Rates for RF Employees

See Pre-Tax Benefits for Full-time Employees

See "Benefits for Project Employees" (Policy # 507-E) new!

Benefits Overview

Full Time Non-Instructional: Personnel Scheduled to work at least 35 hours per week for four months or more, paid at a biweekly rate. Overview: Comprehensive Health for Self and Family (Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield or GHI...eligibility of health coverage begins on the first day of the month following hire date on PAF provided employee has filled out all appropriate enrollment paperwork), Life, Disability, Retirement (TIAA/CREFand optional SRA program). For additional benefits, see Pre-Tax Benefits Webpage.

Full Time Instructional: Teaching Personnel Scheduled to have 12 or more contact hours per week per semester. Overview: Comprehensive Health for Self and Family (Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield or GHI...eligibility of health coverage begins on the first day of the month following hire date on PAF provided employee has filled out all appropriate enrollment paperwork), Life, Disability, Retirement while on payroll (TIAA/CREFand optional SRA program). For additional benefits, see Pre-Tax Benefits Webpage.

Part Time A Non-Instructional: Personnel scheduled to work more than 19 but less than 35 hours per week for four months or more, paid at an hourly rate

Overview: Health for Self, w. option to purchase coverage for family(Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield or GHI...eligibility of health coverage begins on the first day of the month following hire date on PAF provided employee has filled out all appropriate enrollment paperwork), Retirement

Part Time A Instructional : Teaching Personnel Scheduled to have 7-11 contact hours per week Overview: Health for Self while on payroll, w. option to purchase coverage for family, Retirement

Part Time B: Personnel scheduled to work 19 hours or less, paid at an hourly rate. Overview: Statutory Benefits

For information about your benefits, please contact Cecilia Patxot, Research Foundation Client Services Reps for Baruch College Campus, at (212) 417-8641.

Last Updated on 10/07/2011