News and Announcements
August 23, 2019
BrickStreet Mutual Insurance and Motorists Insurance Group recently announced they have merged and rebranded as Encova Insurance. However, West Virginia University’s team and process for handling on-the-job-injuries has not changed as a result of the merger.
Please continue to report all incidents or injuries within 24 hours to Environmental Health and Safety by completing this form. Be sure to submit all medical documentation to the Medical Management Unit.
Today, Gov. Jim Justice issued executive orders declaring July 5, 2019 as an official holiday for State employees. The University has modified its holiday calendar to include an additional 7.5-hour “floating” holiday (pro-rated by FTE) for leave-eligible employees, effective July 5, 2019.
Beginning July 5, leave-eligible employees at all WVU’s campuses may request approval to use the floating holiday time – or any portion of it – through the MyTime leave system.
Effective Aug.1, 2019, PEIA will once again adjust salary tiers upward by $2,700 for each tier in response to a request from Gov. Jim Justice in mid-June.
West Virginia University (the "University") is a participating employer of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education 403(b) Tax Deferred Retirement Savings Plan (the "Plan"). All employees of the University, including employees not eligible for benefits, can voluntarily elect to defer a portion of their wages to the Plan for retirement savings.
Visit the 403(b) Availability page for complete information.
The PEIA Finance Board met on December 20, 2018, and adopted the Governor’s recommendations to the PEIA Task Force for Plan Year 2020, which begins on July 1, 2019. Discontinuation of the Healthy Tomorrows Program along with additional plan changes have been made. Visit the link to see all the changes.