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Division of Human Resources-Newsletter
Topics included in the February 15, 2002 issue:

* Completing Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9)
* KPERS OGLI Open Enrollment
* Human Resources Staff Changes

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Completing Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9
The Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) must be completed for all new employees and copies of documents used for verification must be submitted with their appointment forms. The employee completes Section 1 on the Form I-9, and the employer completes Section 2. The Form I-9 must be signed within three (3) business days of the appointment date or earlier. When updating and reverifying an employee’s work authorization a Form I-9 must also be submitted. For complete instructions and a list of supporting documents access http://www.ksu.edu/hr/infomgmt/hourly.html or contact your Information Management liaison at (785) 532-6277.

In addition, listed below are key points that should be considered when completing the form:

Under Section 1:

If a lawful permanent resident or alien authorized to work is checked, the alien number or admission number must be indicated. This number is usually found on the I-94. NOTE: If Section 1 is typed or completed by someone other than the employee the "Preparer and/or Translator Certification" area must be completed.

Under Section 2:

Documents from List A establish both the identity and the employment eligibility. When an unexpired foreign passport with the Form I-94 is used, list the information from the passport first then list the number and expiration from the I-94. The expiration date from the I-94 is usually D/S for duration of stay. NOTE: For documents that establish employment eligibility (list C) a social security card that states "Valid for work only with INS Authorization" is not a valid document for I-9 purposes.

Under Section 3:

When an employee’s work authorization expires, you must reverify his or her employment eligibility. Please indicate the employee’s name in Section 1. The employee must present a document that shows either an extension of the employees initial employment authorization or new work authorization. This includes a new on-campus work permit.

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KPERS OGLI Open Enrollment
January 30, 2002 through February 28, 2002 is the open enrollment period for KPERS Optional Group Life Insurance (OGLI). Employees desiring to increase their coverage have until February 28, 2002, to do so.

Any changes made during this open enrollment period will be effective July 1, 2002.

This open enrollment is time sensitive. Therefore, please remind any department employees wanting to increase their KPERS OGLI life insurance coverage, the application form must be postmarked no later than February 28, 2002. They are to use the Security Benefit Life Insurance Company envelope provided in their packet of information.

Questions should be addressed to Ms. Alice Wesche, Division of Human Resources, at (785) 532-6277.

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Human Resources Staff Changes
We are pleased to announce that Donnita Nelson, from our staff, has accepted the Administrative Specialist position vacated by Karen Biehler in the Information Management section. She officially began on Monday, February 11, 2002. She can be reached at (785) 532-1888 or djnelson@ksu.edu.
Congratulations Donnita!

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Kansas State University
Division of Human Resources
103 Edwards Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4801
Phone (785) 532-6277 Fax (785) 532-6095
Visit us on the web at http://www.ksu.edu/hr/


Division of Human Resources   hr@ksu.edu   103 Edwards Hall  Manhattan, KS 66506-4801  (785) 532-6277
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February 15, 2002