This is a reminder that effective January 1, 2021, the new Florida minimum hourly rate is $8.65. Accordingly, all employers are required to pay employees at least the new minimum rate of $8.65 an hour, or $5.63 plus tips for tipped employees.
As previously communicated, the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) has contracted with Kognito and implemented their At-Risk for Faculty and Staff online training.
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated guidance for persons who have had close contact with individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. Previous recommendations required all close contacts with a person who tests positive to adhere to a 14-day quarantine from the last date of close contact.
Effective today, the Additional Pay section of the Active Employees Report has been updated to include the total goal amount and goal balance. A detailed screenshot of the updated section of the report is below.
Remember to join Human Resources for a Zoom Question and Answer session with Provost Sally McRorie, Vice President for Finance & Administration Kyle Clark, and Dr. Daniel Van Durme, chair of the FSU Medical Advisory Committee.
Be sure to tune in for important information about Fall/Winter break and the Spring semester, and to hear updates on the University’s pandemic response.
The holidays are quickly approaching as we move toward the end of the Fall semester. Though this year has presented challenges, we have prioritized keeping the campus community informed of the University’s pandemic response. As such, we understand there may be questions about returning to campus after Fall and Winter Break. In preparation for the upcoming holidays, we wanted to provide an opportunity to discuss what can be expected for the remainder of the semester and what we are anticipating for Spring.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on personal activities/travel and employees’ ability to utilize annual leave this calendar year, the University will increase the maximum year-end limits for calendar year 2020. Hours in excess of the 2020 maximum year-end annual leave balances as of December 24, 2020, will be converted to sick leave. Employees will not be eligible to retain annual leave beyond the 2020 maximum year-end limits.
2020 Maximum Year-End Annual Leave Balances: