Welcome to the HR W.I.R.E, Where Information Reaches Employees. Click here for CUNY Central Office Human Resources updates and information.
Welcome to Central Office Human Resources. Our mission is to deliver comprehensive Human Resource services to Central Office staff. These include recruitment and selection, benefits, payroll, performance management, classification and compensation, training and development. Our goal is to provide our clients, Central Office staff, with updated information regarding important aspects of their employment life, and this website is part of this effort. We welcome your questions and comments on how we can better serve you through this site.
Congratulations on your new position at The City University of New York! CUNY Central Office is a great place to work, located right in Manhattan, the heart of New York City.
There will be much to take in during the initial weeks and months after you start your new job, so we’re here to help you hit the ground running. The New Employee Resource Center will help you prepare for your first day of work, and familiarize yourself with CUNY HR policies and training and your benefits package. Please take time to review the information, tutorials and checklists we’ve provided for you on each of the three onboarding stations. Click the link below to get started.
Tax Status Change Forms: Federal, State and City
Timesheet Submission Schedule
Holiday and Payroll Calendars
Employee Time and Leave Summaries
2016 Performance Evaluation Forms
*If you have questions about which form to complete please contact Gary Yip at (646) 664-3276
Salary Reduction Forms
External Employment for Classified Staff
It is the policy of The City University of New York—applicable to all colleges and units— to recruit, employ, retain, promote, and provide benefits to employees and to admit and provide services for students without discriminating on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, partnership status, disability, genetic information, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, pregnancy, status as a victim of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses, unemployment status, caregiver or familial status, prior record of arrest or conviction, or any other legally prohibited basis in accordance with federal, state and city laws. This policy is set forth in CUNY’s Policy on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination.
CUNY’s Policy on Sexual Misconduct prohibits all forms of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, gender harassment and sexual violence. Inquiries concerning sexual misconduct or sex discrimination may be made to the individuals specified in that Policy or may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
It is also the University’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations and academic adjustments, when appropriate, to individuals with disabilities, individuals observing religious practices, individuals who have pregnancy or childbirth-related medical conditions and victims of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses. The process for addressing these issues is set forth in CUNY’s Procedures for Implementing Reasonable Accommodations and Academic Adjustments.
Retaliation for reporting or opposing discrimination, cooperating with an investigation of a discrimination complaint, or requesting an accommodation or academic adjustment is also prohibited.
To access CUNY’s Policy and Procedures on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination, Policy on Sexual Misconduct, and Procedures for Implementing Reasonable Accommodations and Academic Adjustments, please visit these links:
The following person has been designated at the Central Office to handle inquiries and complaints relating to CUNY’s Policy on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination and Policy on Sexual Misconduct and to ensure compliance with CUNY’s Procedures for Implementing Reasonable Accommodations and Academic Adjustments:
Michael J. Valente, Esq.
Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX/504/ADA Coordinator
205 East 42nd Street, Room 1070, New York, NY 10017
The following federal, state, and local agencies enforce laws against discrimination:
- New York City Commission on Human Rights, http://www1.nyc.gov/site/cchr/index.page
- New York State Division on Human Rights, http://www.dhr.ny.gov
- U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, http://www.eeoc.gov
- United States Department of Justice, http://www.justice.gov/
- United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, http://www2.ed.gov/ocr
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