New Anthem medical benefit cards are on the way! Your new card will contain updated information and must be used beginning October 1, at which time your old card will no longer be valid. And then … you will receive another new card in December for use beginning January 1. Learn more »
Need an oil change? Brake pads squealing? Check engine light on? AC running a little warm? Leaking transmission fluid? CATEC’s Automotive Technology Program invites you to bring in your vehicle for service!
As a reminder, GuidanceResources became our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider on Sunday, September 1. The program brochure is now available! Also, in case you missed it, last week’s Compass post includes answers to frequently asked questions.
Did you hear? Albemarle County and Albemarle County Public Schools will welcome GuidanceResources as our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider beginning September 1.
What is the Employee Assistance Program?
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers counseling, legal and financial consultation, work-life assistance, and crisis intervention services to you and family members in your household. Continue reading →
Welcome back! I hope you all had an enjoyable and rejuvenating summer. I want to remind everyone that we will be implementing Kronos, our new time and attendance system, this fall. Implementation for all employees will begin on October 19, 2019.
What Does This Mean?
Kronos will replace our current manual and paper-based timekeeping, attendance, and leave tracking processes. Continue reading →
Each fiscal year (July through June), all 12-month regular employees receive 12 paid holidays, with additional holidays added at the discretion of the School Board. See the Holiday Schedule for a complete list of holidays granted to 12-month school employees in the 2019-20 school year.
For more information about benefits, visit Albemarle County’s Employee Benefits website.
The Kronos Implementation Team has determined that additional time is needed to ensure that our new time and attendance system will provide the best user experience for our employees. Rather than move forward with implementation in July, we are postponing implementation until mid-October. Continue reading →
In alignment with the governor’s decision to grant an extra eight hours of holiday leave to eligible state employees on July 5, the superintendent has announced that Albemarle County Public Schools will follow suit. All 12-month employees are hereby granted an additional day of holiday leave on Friday, July 5. All school and department offices will be closed for the Independence Day holiday on Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5. Continue reading →
Albemarle County has again teamed up with Anthem to offer a Fitbit activity tracker to all regular* employees at a discounted and subsidized price. Each regular employee also can offer up to two friends and/or family members a discounted purchase price. Get the details »
We’ve all been there. A new technology comes along, and suddenly there’s a learning curve that wasn’t there before. But once you were on the other side of it, it’s likely you wondered how you’d ever managed “the old way.”
Today, we are on the edge of the old way … and a new, better way is on the immediate horizon. In the next few weeks, you’ll be at the start of a new learning curve, and you’re going to have company: All of us will be there with you.
The implementation of our new time and attendance system is going to be a game-changer. Continue reading →