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Changes to Pay Stubs

The Payroll Office, Human Resources and ISC have developed a new, more informative pay stub for Penn faculty and staff. The redesigned pay stub will be easier to understand and provides information in a more logical manner than the current pay stub. The new pay stub will be implemented the week of November 19. Any check or advice that you receive after November 19 will reflect the new design.

A few highlights will include the following:

  • Your Social Security Number will be removed from the pay stub.
  • The paid-time-off balance will be displayed for weekly paid employees at the point in time the checks were generated.
  • The actual name of the health and welfare plans to which an individual subscribes, including medical, dental & optical, will replace generic descriptions.
  • Longer and more informative descriptions for payments and deductions will replace the short and cryptic abbreviations in place today.
  • Your federal tax status and the number of exemptions will be displayed.
  • Information about deductions has been reorganized into one, easy-to-read section.

-- Rosemary Nissley,
Manager, Financial Systems,
Administrative Information Technologies


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 13, November 20, 2001

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

Tuesday,
November 20, 2001
Volume 48 Number 13
www.upenn.edu/almanac/

Penn receives over $15.5 million from JDRF and W.W. Smith Trust to establish two centers to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes and its complications
For FY 2001, the Associated Investments Fund, Penn's main investment vehicle, out-performed its benchmark, returning a positive performance.
Penn's paystubs have been redesigned to be more informative and easier to understand.
Penn's Way weekly raffles begin; envelopes must be submitted to Payroll by this Wednesday for the first drawing.
With fall semester classes ending December 10, the Provost reissues the Rules Governing Final Examinations.
Two types of grants are available to faculty to conduct cancer-related research projects; the deadline is January 15 for both.
As the holidays approach, there are special events and performances to attend and there are the annual appeals to donate and contribute to those less fortunate.