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Clemson adjusts overtime exemptions based on Department of Labor ruling

On Sept. 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule regarding overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL’s final rule includes updated earnings thresholds that employers must consider when exempting employees in certain positions from the FLSA’s overtime pay requirements. The DOL’s rule does not make changes to the […]

Deer Oaks EAP: October 2016 newsletter

Clemson University provides an employee assistance program to university employees and their dependents/household members though Deer Oaks EAP, an outside resource for addressing work/life issues and living a happier, healthier, more balanced life. A variety of health and wellness, counseling, referral and consultation services are available. Services are completely confidential, and there is no cost […]

The Pro Benefits EXPO is Friday; free flu shots available


The 2016 Pro Benefits Expo will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Hendrix Student Center (See map). Click here for the EXPO agenda and session descriptions. There will be representatives from 12 state agencies, vendors and HRs benefits counselors. Faculty and staff can have their questions answered and make benefit elections […]

Open enrollment for state insurance begins Oct. 1

The open-enrollment period begins Oct. 1, 2015, and will run through Oct. 31, 2015. During the month of October, employees can make changes to their state insurance package—including dental this year—and enroll or re-enroll in a Medical Spending Account (MSA) and/or Dependent Care Spending Account (DCSA). Enrollment changes take effect on Jan. 1, 2016. While […]

Two new services offered by Clemson’s Office of Human Resources earn praise from new employees

Joining Clemson University’s ranks has never been easier thanks to two significant upgrades to services provided by the Office of Human Resources (OHR). First, Clemson’s onboarding program is a service that allows newly hired faculty and staff to quickly become acclimated to their work environment and gain an appreciation for the university’s objectives and culture. […]

Update on the search for a Chief Diversity Officer

By Bob Jones Executive Vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost The search for Clemson’s new Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) continues. Two well-regarded candidates recently participated in on-campus interviews and forums. After receiving great feedback from the campus community, we will be seeking additional candidates who have the knowledge, talent and enthusiasm to drive Clemson […]

HR Service Center delivers information in a one-stop experience

John Mueller monitors the Ask-HR dashboard which tracks an inquiry from submission to conclusion.

By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations You have questions and HR has answers. Need information about human resources (HR) or payroll-related issues? Just visit the HR Service Center. Using self-service and interactive components, this online resource offers accurate, reliable and comprehensive information in one area. “We want to give our customers a one-stop experience […]