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PEIA Public Hearings PY 2021

The Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) is holding annual public hearings during the month of December in multiple locations around the state. These hearings allow the public to learn more about PEIA’s proposed changes for Plan Year 2021 and to voice their concerns and comments.  The Morgantown hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Erickson Alumni Center. Registration begins at 5 p.m.; you must register to speak. Details, including the hearing agenda, proposed changes and schedule may be found on the PEIA website.

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West Virginia University’s workers’ compensation carrier’s name has changed

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.

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Additional “floating” holiday for WVU leave-eligible employees (July 5, 2019)

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.

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Annual 403(b) Universal Availability Notice

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. 

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PEIA Finance Board adopts Plan Year 2020 Plan

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.

Read the full PEIA news announcement.

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