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Read for information about the Employee Benefits & Services Fair this Friday in the Children's Hospital lobby, Employee Self Service, on-site visits from Employee Benefits and Prudential, and the Maternity Workshop.

Reminder: Employee Benefits & Services Fair is this Friday!
Do not miss your opportunity to visit with the many different vendors UNC Health Care provides to its employees.  The Benefits & Services Fair is this Friday, April 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Children's Lobby.

The Children’s Lobby will be filled with more than 50 companies/departments that all have a special discount or benefit for UNC Hospitals and Faculty Physician employees. There will be companies representing banks, cell phones, retirement funds, apartments and hotels, amusement parks and retail stores, and some internal departments from Benefits, UNC Nicotine Dependence Program, Dental Clinic and UNC Optical.

This event is hosted by Employee Benefits and Employee Recreation & Wellness. Please contact us at 984-974-6419 or EmpRec@unchealth.unc.edu for any questions. 


Employee Self Service - Did You Know?
All employees can view a summary of current benefits under Employee Self Service => Benefits => My Current Benefits. The start date for each benefit is based on the effective date of the most recent election. For example, even if you have been a full-time employee contributing to ‘State Retirement – TSERS’ for several years, the ‘Start Date’ will display July 1, 2014, as the date the employer contributions (Company Cost) changed to 15.21%.


Employee Benefits at Hospital
Employee Benefits office will have a representative at the hospital on Wednesday, April 15from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Medical School Wing C (old Motel) Room 102 to assist employees with benefits-related questions and forms. Employees are invited to drop in or schedule an appointment.


Prudential 401k/457 Session
NC 401(k) & 457 plan representative Margaret Hendershot will be available for one-on-one appointments on Monday, April 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Medical School Wing C, Room 104, to answer your questions and help you plan for retirement. Please email Margaret.Hendershot@prudential.com or call 336-482-7093 to schedule your appointment.


Maternity Workshop
The Maternity Workshop is scheduled for Friday, May 1, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Women’s Conference Room 4 and goes over information such as the Family Medical Leave Act, Shared Leave Policy for Maternity Leave, Benefits Insurance Changes/Options, and Child Care Resources.

Please register to attend this class through LMS as seating is limited.

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