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The HR/CMS User Group Meetings discuss all matters pertaining to human resources and payroll teams at departments.

Meetings are regularly scheduled to meet on Wednesdays from 9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. and take place via Zoom.

The 2022 meeting dates are: September 14, and December 7.

June 8, 2022

Welcome, Remarks, Wage Act, Business Enterprise System Transformation (BEST), Flexible Spending Accounts Commuter Transit and Parking, Payroll Reminders, SMART Plan, PRRV Template & Job Aid, What’s New and Resources, Payroll Close/Open Timeline

More items may be added.

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March 9, 2022

Welcome from the Comptroller, Calendar Year Wrap-Up, Business Enterprise System Transformation (BEST) Project, Remote Worker, Massachusetts SMART Plan, HR/Payroll Announcements, Qualified Transportation & Flexible Spending Accounts, Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) Dashboard, What’s New, Payroll Reminders, Payroll Close/Open Timeline

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December 8, 2021

Paid Family and Medical Leave rate changes for 2022, Massachusetts SMART Plan, Year-end processing, W-2 distribution, and Affordable Care Act, Qualified Transportation and Flexible Spending Accounts, Health and safety, Department updates

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September 15, 2021

Remarks, HR/Payroll Announcements, What's New, ServiceNow, Qualified Transportation and Flexible Spending Accounts, Paperless! W-9 and 1095-C Suppression Campaign, Massachusetts SMART Plan, Payroll Reminders, Payroll Fiscal Year-End / Calendar Year-End

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June 2, 2021

PFML Caring Leave, Business Enterprise System Transformation (BEST), Flexible Spending Accounts Commuter Transit And Parking, Payroll Reminders, SMART Plan, HR/CMS Moving On Up, What’s New and Resources for Metro Credit Union, Payroll Close/Open Timeline

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March 3, 2021

Welcome, Calendar Year Wrap-Up, SMART Plan, Paid Family Medical Leave Payments, Metro Credit Union, Deceased Employee Payments, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Transit and Parking, Unemployment Claim Fraud, Payroll Reminders, Payroll Close / Open Timeline

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December 9, 2020

Paid Family Medical Leave, PowerDMS, Year-End Processing, Business Enterprise System Transformation (BEST) Program, Financial Wellness for Massachusetts State Employees and Retirees, Metro Credit Union, Massachusetts SMART Plan, Qualified Transportation and Flexible Spending Accounts, Department Updates, Cybersecurity

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September 9, 2020

Remarks from the Comptroller, National Payroll Week Celebrated September 7 – 11, Paid Family Medical Leave, What’s New, ServiceNow, Qualified Transportation and Flexible Spending Accounts, HR/CMS Reimbursements Functionality Demo, PAPERLESS! W-2 and 1095-C Suppression Campaign, Payroll Reminders

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June 3, 2020

SMART Plan, Metro Credit Union, Commuter Transit and Parking, Business Enterprise System Transformation (BEST), Massachusetts State Employees’ Retirement System, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Transit and Parking, Payroll Reminders, Payroll Close / Open Timeline.

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