News Archive

Posted: November 21, 2016
MARTA and Georgia Tech Parking & Transportation Services are partnering during the Spring Semester to provide discounted MARTA passes for employees using payroll deduction.
Posted: September 18, 2016

The Staff Council will hold Town Hall meetings three times on Tuesday, October 4:

  • 6 a.m.- O'Keefe Break Room
  • 11 a.m. - Clough Commons, Room 152
  • 3:15 p.m. - EBB, ChoA Seminar Room

Topics to be discussed include:

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Posted: September 18, 2016
Posted: September 15, 2016

The Staff Council is seeking nominations to fill seven upcoming vacancies. Staff members can nominate themselves or others to serve a three-year term.

Staff job titles classified as one of the following three Job Classification & Compensation System (JCCS) categories have open seats and are eligible for nominations: 

Posted: September 13, 2016

Employees’ once-a-year opportunity to update and enroll in benefits is coming soon:Monday, Oct. 31 through Friday, Nov. 11. Staff and faculty are encouraged to review current elections and consider future options and changes. This year, University System of Georgia (USG) healthcare options are the same, and there are minimal changes to plans. However, premiums have increased again as the USG finally attains an equal, defined employer contribution across all plans.

To support your life and your health, USG will offer new benefit choices for 2017:

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Posted: August 30, 2016

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a rule change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would extend overtime protections to nearly 5,000,000 workers within the first year of its implementation. The federally mandated date for nation-wide compliance with the new rule set is December 1, 2016. The most notable change for an employee to be considered exempt from overtime was the increase in the minimum salary threshold, from $23,660 annually to $47,476 annually.

Posted: August 16, 2016

Parking and Transportation Services introduces the Tech Square Express, a new route that will provide direct service from Clough Undergraduate Learning Center to Tech Square. Stops include Clough, Global Learning Center, Scheller College of Business and TSRB. The Tech Square Express will operate Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (fall and spring semesters only).

The new Tech Square Express route was implemented to offer quick, convenient transportation from Tech Square to the main campus to serve the rapid growth occurring in Tech Square and the surrounding area.

Posted: August 15, 2016

At the Staff Council’s third Inform Georgia Tech event, leaders from the Center for Community Health and Well-Being and Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) gave an overview of their department’s offerings, plans, and challenges. 

Suzy Harrington, director of the Center for Community Health and Well-Being, explained the holistic approach the Center takes when it comes to wellness. 

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Posted: August 14, 2016

A new software package will be implemented this fall that will improve efficiencies and compliance with procurement card (PCard) transactions. These enhancements will take affect beginning with the October 28, 2016, billing cycle.

The new reconciliation and approval process will provide PCard users with monthly online PCard statements, receipt imaging capabilities, and seamless approval workflows. Cardholders, approvers and auditors will benefit from the improved process.

Four groups on campus will be affected by this change:

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Posted: August 11, 2016

More than 30 vendors will be present at the Benefits Fair for 2017 Open Enrollment including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Kaiser Permanente, Delta Dental, EyeMed and more. There will be door prizes, benefits counseling sessions, catered lunch, blood pressure checks and an onsite Open Enrollment computer lab.