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COVID-19 – Response from UC Health Plans as of 4/13/2020

Anthem Blue Cross The website remains the central source of information for the plans administered by Anthem. All benefits updates are posted there. Here are the direct links to the six medical plans: UC Care: UC Health Savings Plan: CORE: UC Medicare PPO: UC Medicare PPO with no Rx:
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COVID-19 – Response from UC Health Plans as of 4/09/2020

Anthem Blue Cross The website was updated with some new additional free resources that Anthem PPO members have access to in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. The three resources are described below. COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub Anthem has joined with Psych Hub, a free digital hub to help UC members with the...
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Mandatory Workplace Posting - California Minimum Wage Poster

Effective January 1, 2019, the California Minimum Wage will increase from $11.00 per hour to $12.00 per hour. In addition to the UC Fair Wages/Fair Work Poster, the 2019 state minimum wage notice must be clearly posted where employee notices are displayed. Click here to view/print the notice.

New Staff and Academic Personnel Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Pay Transition

The U.S Department of Labor (DOL) has approved a change in the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding overtime eligibility. Effective December 1, 2016, the revised rule increases the minimum salary threshold for exempt employees from $455 per week (approximately $23,660 per year) to $913 per week (approximately $47,476 per year). As a result...

Minimum Wage for California will Increase from $11.00/Hour to $12.00/Hour

On January 1, 2019, the California state minimum wage will increase to $12.00/hour. To ensure our compliance with the minimum wage law, UCR’s salary range minimums that fell below $12.00/hour will be adjusted upward to $12.00/hour beginning with the bi-weekly pay period that includes January 1, 2019. The job families impacted by this change are...