Benefits Eligibility

Overview/Purpose Multiple Consecutive Appointments
Health & Welfare Benefit Levels Appointment Extended
Continued Eligibility Transfer to Positions "Ineligible for Benefits"
Special Situations Unit 18 (Lecturers) Appointment Averaging
Multiple Concurrent Appointments

Transfer to Positions Ineligible for Benefits

The special rules below apply to all Benefit Levels.

Rule 1: If an employee is transferred from a position with benefits to a position that no longer meets percentage and duration requirements (but is still an eligible Appointment Type), the employee maintains the benefits level as long as 17.5 hours of average regular paid time is maintained.
 Example
Appointment Type Eligible for Benefits?
%
Duration
(Dates)
Benefits Level
Initial Appointment
Yes
100%,
_Asst
12 Months
(7/1/15 - 6/30/16)
Full
New Appointment
Yes - Appointment is "eligible".
20%,
_Asst
6 Months
(7/1/16 - 12/31/16)
Full
If falls below 17.5
hours average over Standard
Measurement Period (Nov-Oct)
will lose continued eligibility
effective January 1st.



Rule 2: If an employee is transferred, with or without a break in service, from a position with Group A continuing eligibility benefits to a position that is Group B, then the employee will be assigned CORE Benefits, and change to Group B benefits package.
 Example 1
Appointment Type Eligible for Benefits?
%
Duration
(Dates)
Benefits Level
Initial Appointment
Yes
100%
3 Months
(7/1/16 - 9/30/16)
Mid-Level
New Appointment
Yes - Casual/ Restricted is eligible for Group B benefits package.
49%,
Casual/ Restricted (student)
12 Months
(10/1/16 - 9/30/17)
Core Benefits
(Effective 10/1/16)



Example 2
Appointment Type Eligible for Benefits?
%
Duration
(Dates)
Benefits Level
Initial Appointment
Yes
100%,
Clinical Nurse
12 Months
(7/1/16 - 6/30/17)
Full
New Appointment
Yes - Per Diem is an Group B appointment type.
100%,
Clinical Nurse - Per Diem
12 Months
(7/1/17 - 6/30/18)
Core Benefits
(Effective 7/1/17)



Example 3
Appointment Type Eligible for Benefits?
%
Duration
(Dates)
Benefits Level
Initial Appointment
Yes
100%,
Professor
12 Months
(7/1/15 - 6/30/16)
Full
New Appointment
No - WOS is an ineligible appointment type.
Emeritus Professor - WOS (Without Salary)
12 Months
(7/1/16 - 6/30/18)
No Benefits
(Effective 7/1/16)