To begin working a new job, you must first complete several pre- and post-requisites.
Missed Meal Period Acknowledgement
The Missed Meal Period Acknowledgement is also required for employment. New York State requires that all employees receive a “meal period” of 30 minutes after working more than six hours. If you are scheduled for a shift that is longer than six hours, be sure a lunch break is incorporated into your shift. The Missed Meal Policy is also found in JobLink.
Wage Theft Prevention Act
Once offered a position, you must complete the Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA). This is a New York State document that acknowledges your hourly wage for the position. Make sure your wage is what you and your employer agreed upon. A WTPA is job specific. if you have more than one job you will complete more than one WTPA.The WTPA can be found in JobLink.
A federal document required by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services that verifies your eligibility to work in the United States. All US citizens and most enrolled international students are eligible. Once you have completed the I-9 process, you will be able to work anywhere on campus until your graduation date. If you are unsure of the I-9 process, please contact the Student Employment Office.
Student Confidentiality Training
Lastly, the University requires that all student employees complete the Student Confidentiality Training via our employee training portal, MyPath. The training is compensable and must be completed upon hire during the department on-boarding process. If the training is not completed within 30 days, the Student Employment Office reserves the right to terminate employment.
Taking a job is a commitment. Below are a few suggestions on how to conduct yourself on the job. As a member of a working unit that depends on you, you are expected to: