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Lots of HR Updates

What We Tackled December 8, 2020:

HR Updates:

The HR Office is open! M-Th 10 -2pm.

  • I9s Reminder: we need I9s completed within 3 days of hire– please make sure you receive the pink verification slip.
  • With the spike in covid cases there could be a delay in background checks, be proactive about getting those schedule:


  • Be Proactive make sure to enter your Holiday Time and Vacation/Comp time. Due to accelerated deadlines you will need to “guesstimate” your time on the following pay periods
  • Accelerated Due Dates:
    • Enter time for the November 29 – December 12 pay period is due Thursday, December 10th
    • Enter time for the December 13 – 26 pay period is due Thursday, December 17th
    • Corrections to this time entered not be made until the Jan 22nd check.
    • With hours worked December 28 thru December 30, we will be back on the regular schedule, due January 11, 2021
  • Roll On Over Reminder! Compensatory time rollover occurs on the January 8 paycheck. This is a payout of any comp time earned from Jan – June 2020 which was not used between July – Dec 2020.
    • The hours to be paid (if any) can be found under PreComp under your leave balances.
    • Learn more about comp time rollovers or if you have questions please contact the merry and bright compensation crew at


COVID Leaves

  • Federal COVID leaves are set to expire on December 31, 2020. We understand that this might cause concern and stress for employees as the pandemic continues. The State of Idaho Division of Human Resources has allowed flexibility with employees using sick time to cover their time spent away from work to school children at home due to COVID-related reasons. If you have any concerns, we encourage you to talk to your supervisor and us in HR.  Remember, we are here for you! Reach out to us at
    • Growth Team – Performance Evaluations
      • We are sending out notices for annual evaluations, all evaluations for Professional and Classified employees are due by March 1st.

Don’t Forget Your Resources:

As always we want to remind you we are here for you and we have resources available for you. Check them out:

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