Employees encouraged to donate to the leave pool before December 31st
For the benefit of state colleagues encountering extraordinary personal situations, employees are encouraged to contribute their excess sick leave and/or annual leave that they don’t anticipate using to the State Employee Leave Transfer Program. Donations must be made before December 31, 2015.
Eligibility criteria for donating leave:
Click here to donate.
For questions, contact the Office of Human Resources online at Ask-HR or by phone at 864-656-2000.
Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, September 18th, system administrators will conduct a routine upgrade to the Kronos timekeeping system. The web version of Kronos will be unavailable to users until 9 p.m. Sunday, September 20th.
Click HERE to link to Timekeeping and Request for Time Off Protocols to use during the system outage.
All employees will be notified by email as soon as the system is back on line and ready for normal use.
The state legislature has mandated a one-time, lump-sum bonus of 800 dollars for all permanent faculty and non-faculty who had been in continuous state service for at least six months on July 1, 2015, and whose earnings are less than 100,000 dollars per year.
The bonus will appear in the October 30, 2015, paychecks of all eligible, active employees. The Offices of Human Resources, Payroll, and University Budgeting will manage the upload of the bonuses to paychecks, as well as, the communication to employees. Divisions and colleges do not need to take any action. One-time funding allocations to support a portion of the bonuses will be distributed by the Budget Office once funding is received from the state.International Hiring Reminder
As departments embark on hiring for the coming school year, please be reminded of Clemson's procedure for hiring international employees.
Per South Carolina State Statute, employee contribution rates for the South Carolina Retirement System (SCRS), State Optional Retirement Program (State ORP) and Police Officers Retirement System (PORS) will increase effective July 1, 2015. SCRS and State ORP contribution rates will increase from 8.0 to 8.16 percent, and PORS contribution rates will increase from 8.41 to 8.74 percent.
The increase will be reflected on the first payday in July, which is the July 15 paycheck. Employees are not required to take any further action.
Please visit the South Carolina Retirement System website for additional information about state retirement benefits. If you have questions, contact the Office of Human Resources online at AskHR or by phone at 864-656-2000.