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  • Open Enrollment for Your Voluntary Benefits

    UMass Medical School (UMMS) Human Resources is pleased to announce that the University of Massachusetts (UMass) will be provide voluntary benefit offerings that are accessible through UMass Compass including legal services, auto and home insurance, ID theft protection and discount shopping.

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  • Emergency Paid Sick Leave - Extension

    On March 18, 2020, Congress enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) in response to the COVID – 19 pandemic. The FFCRA established the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) which provided additional leave benefits to employees for COVID – 19 related absences. These benefits have been extended.

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  • Changes to UMMS Flexible Spending Account

    In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS recently released the Consolidated Appropriations Act with updated guidelines for the Flexible Spending Account (FSA). The new guidelines allow the UMMS FSA enrolled participants greater flexibility and opportunity to use all or most of their funds that were contributed.

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  • Additional Information - Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) FAQs

    Click the image to access the latest memo regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that includes FAQs.

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  • Employee Assistance Progam

    EAP offers employees confidential access to professional assistance for a variety of problems, including stress related to working remotely. Access the EAP's services at: Click ‘Read More’ for additional articles on managing stress.

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