Rehiring UC Retirees

Reemployment of UC Retired Employees (UCOP Information)

Policy on Reemployment of UC Retired Employees Implementation Procedures Rehire Approval Form Frequently Asked Questions Rehired Retiree Factsheet (Returning to UC Employment After Retirement Factsheet) UCRP Reemployed Retiree Notification Form (UBEN 1039) Guidelines for Rehire of UC Retirees (For those rehired prior to January 1, 2009)

Rehired Retiree Approvals...

Criteria for Determining Benefits Eligibility and Career Status

Use the criteria below to determine whether appointments and hours count toward career status and full benefits eligibility.

collapse all expand all Appointment Criteria

First, the appointment must qualify. Some exclusions are due to long-standing UCRP rules.

Appointment Types UCRP BELI 1 Career Status Limited Appointments for PPSM-covered staff, as well as Limited Appointments for represented staff...

DOMA Tax Refund Information

Who Does This Affect
Employees and retirees who are legally married with a same gender spouse.

Faculty, staff and and retirees who are legally married with a same gender spouse are now able to reclaim income taxes for open taxable years—usually up to three years. Note: the ruling and benefits changes do not apply to same gender domestic partners.

The IRS has issued guidance regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and individuals’ ability to recoup taxes paid in previous years. With...

Open Enrollment Information for DBCs and DHRMs

Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for employees to enroll in or make changes to their medical, dental, and vision plans. It is also the time to enroll or re-enroll in health and dependent care flexible spending accounts. Open Enrollment usually occurs in November.

For more information, visit the UC Office of the President's Open Enrollment website.

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Designating Beneficiaries

Employees can designate beneficiaries for various health & welfare and retirement plans online.

How to designate beneficiaries

Life Events

At times in your life, you will have changes in your family that may affect your benefits. Most changes must be made within 31 days of the date of the event.

The UCnet site covers many of the life events that impact benefits. Information can be found in the Using Your Benefits section.

If a family member loses eligibility for coverage on your UC plans, such as through divorce or a child becoming too old to be covered, you must remove them from...

Taking Benefits Actions

Health & Welfare Plans Benefits Plans When Can I Take Action? Who Pays Premium? Plan Administrator PIE[1] OE[2] SOH[3] 90-day[4] Auto Anytime UC EE Medical • • • • •

Blue Shield Health Savings PPO Plan

UC Care PPO Plan


Other Benefits

As a UC faculty or staff employee, you may have access to additional benefits.

Benefits Eligibility Requirements

The following charts show how eligibility for employee benefits is determined.

Health and Welfare Plans Retirement Plans

Health and Welfare Plans

Benefits Package Initial Requirements Continuing Requirements[1] Loss of Eligibility Full

50% or more for 12 months or more

Accumulation of 1,000 eligible hrs. (or 750 hrs. for Lecturers) in a rolling 12-month period.

(including previous UC employment)

Minimum 17.5...