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2024 FSA Open Enrollment

Dear Colleagues, The time is now to enroll in the pre-tax Health Care Spending Account (HCSA), Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAA), or Adoption Advantage Account for 2024!  The Flex Spending Account (FSA) Open Enrollment period for the 2024 plan year began on November 1 and will end on December 11, 2023, at 11:59 pm ET. […]

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NYS Flexible Spending Account Open Enrollment

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following from UUP Statewide President, Mr. Fred Kowal: Colleagues, It’s that time of year again!  The open enrollment period for the NYS Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for 2023 runs from November 1 through December 12, 2022.   The FSA is a negotiated benefit which provides eligible employees with the ability to […]


DCAA Grace Period Extension and Increase to Dependent Eligibility Age

Dear Colleagues, UUP received word from the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) that the grace period for the Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAA) 2020 plan year has been extended. This is a change that UUP and other state employee unions pressed for in an April meeting with GOER representatives. The current grace period ended […]