Month: June 2015

Health Risk Assessment (HRA) Incentive Reminder

Benefit eligible employees who complete a Health Risk Assessment with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and have an annual physical can earn an incentive. Accessing the health assessment is easy. Here’s how to get started.


  1. Log in to your account at (You can easily register if you are          not currently set up.)
  2. Click “Health & Wellness” in the blue bar at the top of the page.
  3. Click “Take assessment now” to begin.


Requirements must be completed by December 31 and incentives will be awarded in 2016. Eligible employees will have the option to choose one of the following:


  • $100 deposited into a health savings account
  • $100 deposited into a flexible spending health care account
  • $100 deposited into a Techfit
  • $200 deposited into a T2 account, funds can only be used at a Michigan

Tech Facility.


If you have any questions, contact Benefit Services at

Fourth of July Payroll Processing Schedule

Due to the Fourth of July holiday observance falling on a non- pay week Friday

(July 3, 2015), deadlines will be shifted for the following Payroll processes:

• Status Forms Due to Human Resources Thursday, 6/25/15 at Noon

• Reallocations Due to Payroll Friday, 6/26/15 at Noon

*Please note that Bi-weekly 14 time sheets will be distributed on Wednesday,

July 1st and are due to Payroll on Monday, July 6th at noon.

*EPAFs for Bi-weekly 14 are due on their regular schedule, Friday, June 26th.


No Off-Cycle Check July 3rd, 2015

Due to the 2015 Fiscal Year End processing eadlines/schedules, we will not be

completing an off-cycle check batch for July 3rd, 2015. Please make every effort to

ensure that your employees’ payroll is submitted in an accurate, timely manner for

the bi-weekly 13 pay period. Check processing will resume on its normal schedule

with the Bi-weekly 14 pay period, with a pay date of July 10th.

Thank you for your cooperation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may


Dates to remember:

June 26th- Bi-weekly 13 pay checks issued

July 3rd- Off-cycle checks will not be issued

July 10th- Bi-weekly 14 pay checks issued

Reminder to use your personal days

Benefit Services would like to remind employees that personal days must be used according to the following schedule:

AFSCME- Expire on September 30
UAW- Expire on July 31
Non-Union Staff- Expire on December 31
POA- Expire on September 30

If employees do not use their personal days by this time they will lose those days. Personal leave balances can be viewed on banweb. If you have any questions, call Benefit Services at 7-2517 or