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The HR Matters Newsletter contains updates and relevant information for current and prospective employees at Santa Clara University.

  •  Back-Up Care Advantage Program

    Thursday, Jul. 12, 2012
    Bright Horizons back-up care programs provide employees with a safety net for those days when regular care arrangements fall through. Back-up care supplements these arrangements and is a comforting emergency alternative when you need it the most.
  •  One of the Best Places to Work

    Monday, May. 21, 2012
    SCU recently was recognized as one of the best places to work by the San Francisco Business Times and San Jose/Silicon Valley Business journal. SCU placed at #11 in the 500-1500 employee category.
  •  2012 Benefits Information Guides Now Available

    Monday, Apr. 2, 2012
    Download PDF guides for Faculty or Staff from the "Related Benefits Links" section on the Benefits page.
  •  Appointment of New Assistant Vice President

    Thursday, Mar. 8, 2012
    Maria Elena De Guevara has accepted the position of Assistant Vice President for Human Resources. Maria will begin on Monday, May 14, 2012.
  •  California Voluntary Disability Plan Changes

    Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011
    The State announced that effective January 1, 2012, the State Disability Insurance Plan tax rate will be 1.0%. The taxable wage base will increase from $93,316 to $95,585. The maximum annual deduction will decrease to $955.85.
  •  Health Benefits Waiver Credit for 2012

    Monday, Oct. 31, 2011
    As of January 1, 2012, employees who have other medical coverage available and choose not to enroll in the SCU medical plans will be able to elect to receive a healthcare waiver credit of $150 per month ($75 per pay period).
  •  New Retirement Funds Forum

    Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011
    The Staff Senate, Faculty Senate Council, and Department of Human Resources are pleased to sponsor a forum to help faculty and staff better understand the new retirement funds recently added to Santa Clara University's Defined Contribution 401(a) and 403(b) retirement plans.
  •  Care.com as a Resource for Child Care Needs

    Monday, Aug. 22, 2011
    As the school year begins, I wanted to remind you that Santa Clara provides all faculty and staff with a free membership to Care.com. This service may be of particular use for those looking to address child care needs during the academic year. With Care.com, it is easy to find nannies, after-school sitters, and tutors. You can even use "College Caregivers" to find providers who attend Santa Clara or "Care on Call" to find short-term back-up care.

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