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Benefits for UUP Represented Employees

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Outstanding Benefits Package

In addition to our highly competitive salaries, SUNY Upstate Medical University's benefit package is among the best in the greater Central New York area. Some of the valuable benefits include:

  • A wide variety of health insurance options, with minimal cost sharing
  • Excellent dental and vision benefits
  • Employer-paid long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account Program
  • Outstanding retirement program
  • Retirement Savings Programs
  • Credit union membership
  • Available day care
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Union-sponsored benefits
  • Payroll deducted College Savings Program

Outstanding Time-off Benefits

Full-time employees are eligible for the following:

  • 13 paid holidays each year
  • 16 paid vacation days per year (This accrual rate increases with additional years of service up to a maximum of 22 days.)
  • Generous sick leave allowance
  • Up to seven-month leave of absence for birth or adoption of a child

Part-time employees are eligible to observe holidays that fall on a day they would have otherwise worked. Part-time employees accrue vacation based on their annual rate of pay.