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1. What are the advantages of a biweekly pay cycle?
2. When will the change from a semi-monthly pay schedule to a biweekly pay schedule take effect?
3. How was my pay processed before this transition?
4. Can I choose not to transition to a biweekly pay schedule?
5. Will I lose a paycheck?
6. What do “non-exempt” and “exempt” mean?
7. Why must “non-exempt” employees report time?
8. Do all my hours have to be entered in a timesheet to be paid?
9. I’m currently paid on the 15th and last of the month. What will my payday change to?
10. I know that there are 24 semi-monthly pay periods in a calendar year. How many biweekly pay periods are in a calendar year?
11. Will my biweekly check be one-half of my monthly check?
12. Will the change in pay frequency affect my sick and vacation accruals?
13. How is my hourly rate determined?
14. I usually receive payment for my overtime hours 1-2 pay periods after I work them, when will I be paid?
15. What should I do to prepare for the conversion to biweekly pay?
16. What are the Transition Assistance Program options?
17. Can I apply for both the Vacation Cash Out and a pay advance?
18. Do I have to pay back the Vacation Cash Out?
19. When will my hours be deducted from my leave balances if I choose to use my vacation hours for the gap payment?
20. How can I calculate my Vacation Cash Out amount?
21. How can I determine how much my pay advance will be?
22. Will I need to make any changes to my direct deposit?
23. Will this impact when I see the deposit into my bank account?
24. What if I pay some of my bills through the automatic bill pay?
25. Will my benefit deductions change?
26. When is my retirement deduction taken?
27. I have a garnishment deduction. How will the transition to biweekly pay affect the amount deducted for my garnishment?
28. I contribute to my 457 deferred compensation plan. When will my contributions be taken?
29. Will I need to make any changes to my taxes or withholdings?
30. How does the change in pay frequency affect my Federal taxes?
31. Should I consult a tax advisor?
32. Will there be ongoing communication?
33. If I have additional questions, who do I speak with?