University of California, San Diego
August 15, 2006
ALL AT UCSD (including UCSD Medical Center)
The University is proposing the following revisions to the above referenced Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM).
PPSM 2 (Definition of Terms):
PPSM 21.G (Appointments-Near Relatives):
PPSM 83 (Death Payments):
* Added domestic partner to the beneficiary provision; and
* Revised the beneficiary order of succession (in conformance with other employee benefit plans and programs that provide death benefits to employees) to the following order: legal spouse or domestic partner, child or children, parent or parents, or siblings; of if there is no survivor in the foregoing categories, to the estate; of if there is no estate, to the beneficiary designated in the University-paid life insurance policy.
The proposed revised policies are available on the At Your Service Website: http://hr.ucsd.edu/Policy/ProposedPolicy.html.
If you would like to comment on the proposed revisions, please email your comments by August 24, 2006 to firstname.lastname@example.org.