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Frequently Asked Questions
Human Resources Payroll

  • How do outside vendors conduct employment verification?
  • I am a new employee and have just received my first electronic direct deposit pay stub, what is my password?
  • If I am a new employee am I required to have direct deposit?
  • When are my vacation and sick accruals updated?
  • I want to use vacation or sick time, can I take just an hour?
  • When will I be paid?
  • Am I exempt from paying Social Security (FICA)?
  • Am I exempt from Medicare deductions?
  • Where can I find information on my State and Federal W4?


  • Q. How do outside vendors conduct employment verification?
    A.
    Verification of employment is handled by the Payroll Department. All requests and forms must be sent, along with a consent form signed by the employee, to the payroll fax, (203) 618-3055.


    Q. I am a new employee and have just received my first electronic direct deposit pay stub, what is my password?
    A.
    Your password is the last four digits of your social security number.


    Q. If I am a new employee am I required to have direct deposit?
    A.
    All new employees are required to participate in direct deposit of pay.


    Q. When are my vacation and sick accruals updated?
    A.
    Vacation and sick accruals are updated on or after the 16th of each month, but by the end of the month. If you are a new employee you must have worked two weeks before the your accruals can be updated.


    Q. I want to use vacation or sick time, can I take just an hour?
    A.
    No, vacation and sick time must be used in half or whole day increments.


    Q. When will I be paid?
    A.
    Each employee is paid bi-weekly. Part time and temporary employees are paid the opposite week of full time, permanent employees.


    Q. Am I exempt from paying Social Security (FICA)?
    A.
    Only Teachers and Public Safety employees are exempt from paying FICA.


    Q. Am I exempt from Medicare deductions?
    A.
    No. All employees have Medicare deducted from their pay.


    Q. Where can I find information on my State and Federal W4?
    A.
    You can find information for your State W4 tax withholding forms here: http://www.ct.gov/drs/site/default.asp, and for your Federal W4 tax withholding forms here: http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/forms_pubs/


     
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