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Your Employee Services (YES)

Your Employee Services (YES)

Open Enrollment is Here - Enroll Today

Open Enrollment is October 19 - November 6 at 5 pm Arizona time. Active employees and retirees must re-enroll for all 2021 benefits.

You can also add or drop dependents and update your beneficiaries and contact information.

To learn more about 2021 benefits, visit benefitoptions.az.gov/oe2021.

To enroll, visit hrsystems.azdoa.gov. 

Excess Annual Leave - Final Reminder

Excess annual leave must be used on or before Friday, January 8, 2021 to avoid forfeiture of any excess hours.  For agencies, boards and commissions under the State Personnel System, the maximum number of annual leave hours an employee may carry over into a new calendar year is 320 hours for uncovered employees and 240 hours for covered employees.  Any hours in excess of the maximum carryover limits are subject to forfeiture.  Employees and managers can monitor annual leave balances by logging in to YES and clicking on Leave Activity.  

Roll Up Your Sleeve - Flu Shots Now Available

Notice: Roll Up Your Sleeve - Flu Shots Now Available

This year, it is more important than ever to get your annual flu shot to protect yourself and others. Flu shots are considered preventive and are available at $0 for all employees and covered dependents on our medical plans. Plus, you can earn HIP points. See a full schedule of worksite clinics and public locations here.

View/Download Paycheck Stubs in Y.E.S.

Employee paycheck stubs are available in Y.E.S. under Your Employee Services > Pay > Paychecks.  To view your electronic paycheck stub, click on the pay date.  To download your paycheck stub, click on the link labeled 'Printable Pay Stub'.  Issues downloading your pay stub?  Ensure your pop-up blockers are disabled in your internet browser settings.  For information on how to disable pop-up blockers click here.

Open Enrollment Coming October 19 - November 6

Open Enrollment Coming October 19 - November 6 

Open Enrollment is coming! To receive timely benefits communications, please update your contact information. Go to Your Employee Services > Personal Information > Contact Information. You can learn more about the upcoming open enrollment changes by visiting benefitoptions.az.gov/OE2021.  More information coming out soon. 

Benefits Mailing: Early October - A packet with the 2021 Enrollment Guide and a guide from each of our medical carriers will arrive at your home for you to review with your family. 

Benefit Expos: Begin October 5 - Webinar sessions will be offered mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. See an in-depth explanation of the new medical plan with examples, along with presentations from our carriers. We will have registration information in the mailing and upcoming emails. Your family members are welcome to join in the webinars.

Open Enrollment: October 19 - November 6 at 5 pm Arizona time - During this time, you must re-enroll for all 2021 benefits. You can also add or drop dependents, update your beneficiaries and your contact information.

Managing the Taxes on Your Retirement Income webinar on 09/16/20

The Nationwide Retirement Institute Tax-efficient Retirement Income program provides insight into how taxes can impact retirement plans.

Gain understanding on the basics of taxation and how tax laws can help with retirement planning.

This session will enable you to have valuable and insightful conversations about your retirement income plan

Webinar: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:30am -12:30pm AZ Time

Webinar Registration Flyer

Excess Annual Leave is Subject to Forfeiture

Employees are expected to manage and use their annual leave throughout the year to ensure any excess annual leave is used by the end of the year.  For agencies, boards and commissions under the State Personnel System, the maximum number of annual leave hours an employee may carry over into a new calendar year is 320 hours for uncovered employees and 240 hours for covered employees.  Any hours in excess of the maximum carryover limits are subject to forfeiture.  It is important that employees closely manage their annual leave balances through the remainder of the year and schedule leave with their supervisor, so that impacts on end of year coverage will be minimal and carryover exception requests are significantly reduced.  There should not be any expectation that unused excess leave will be approved for carryover, even if it has been approved in the past.  Employees and managers can monitor annual leave balances by logging in to YES and clicking on Leave Activity.  

Health Care in Retirement

Health Care in Retirement

AZ Smart Save Deferred Compensation Plan

Please join us for this webinar presented by the Nationwide Retirement Institute

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8974667312471657231

The informational flyer for the seminar can be viewed here: Read More 

Women and Retirement AZ Smart Save Deferred Compensation Plan Webinar

Please join us for this webinar presented by the Nationwide Retirement Institute

Tuesday, July 14th 2020 from 11:30 am -12:30 pm

Click here to view the flyer.

You can also register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6242911981296243725

Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) Contribution Rate Increase

As of July 1, 2020, the total contribution rate of the ASRS Retirement Pension & Health Insurance Benefit for both the employer and the employee has increased slightly from 11.94% to 12.04% for fiscal year 2021. Likewise, the Long Term Disability Income Plan has increased very slightly from .17% to .18% for both the employer and the employee for fiscal year 2021.  Contribution rates are actuarially determined and adjusted annually to ensure the plan remains fiscally sound and able to meet current and future obligations.  For more information, please visit ASRS's website at  https://www.azasrs.gov/.