Jan-Mar 2014 WHISTLE PIG POST News for NAF Employees TAXES AND W-2 FORMS Current NAF employees will be able to retrieve their W-2s electronically on My Money mid to late January. The Shared Service Center in San Antonio, TX will mail W-2s to individuals that no longer have access to My Money. Current employees should ensure your personal information and preferences are accurate and kept up to date. CHANGE IN MILITARY/DEPENDENT STATUS Please notify the NAF Human Resources Section if you have been subject to any of the following since becoming a NAF employee: Separated from the military Ceased being a military/civilian dependent Become a military dependent Change in citizenship PROCEDURES AFFECTING PREGNANT NAF EMPLOYEES As set forth in AFI 44-102, Community Health Management, paragraph 4.18, the immediate supervisor of a pregnant NAF employee is required to direct the employee to Public Health for an evaluation of workplace risks associated with their NAF employment. Immediately upon notification of a confirmed pregnancy, the following procedures are to be followed: Send the employee, while on duty time, to Public Health. The employee will provide documentation from their physician, to verify pregnancy, due date and any current limitations to Public Health. Supervisor will provide employee with a copy of the position guide/description to take to the scheduled appointment. Public Health will review the position guide/description and employee’s private medical provider’s notes. Additionally, they will interview the employee and provide a written description of any potential workplace risks present with recommended techniques for avoiding them. Recommendations involving limitation of physical activities during pregnancy must come from the employee’s physician and will be reviewed by a military medical provider, who will, in turn, make a final duty recommendation to the employee and her supervisor. Any request for temporary relocation or absence will need to be coordinated with the NAF HR. NAF HUMAN RESOURCES SECTION (NAF HR) Office Hours Mon — Fri 8:00am—4:00pm Closed on Federal Holidays & ACC Down Days Physical Location Gunfighter Service Center Mailing Address 366 FSS/FSMH 480 5th Ave Mountain Home AFB, ID 83648 Phone 208-828-6059 Staff Rada Ford Chief, NAF HR Elaine Gagnon Human Resources Assistant Theresa “Donna” Foster Human Resources Assistant NAF Facilities Aquatics Auto Skills Bowling Center Child Development Center Community Center Gunfighter Club Hackers Bistro Library Marketing Outdoor Recreation Sagebrush Inn Silver Sage Golf Course Strikers Grill Youth Center EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The Air Force is dedicated to the full implementation of federal laws mandating equality of opportunity for NAF employees. Personnel actions are based solely on the principles of merit and qualifications and the provisions of AFPD 362, Employment, and Affirmative Action. Employment policies will be strictly observed without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, political affiliation or other non-merit factors. GUARANTEED HOURS & WORK SCHEDULES Supervisors are reminded that employees must, at a minimum, be scheduled for their weekly guaranteed hours. If this is not done, and the employee works less than the guaranteed number of hours, he or she must be paid for the difference between hours actually worked and hours guaranteed. An increase in guaranteed hours can be made at any time. Employees should monitor their hours and inform their supervisor, payroll, or the NAF HR about discrepancies as soon as they are found. Management may change the posted work schedule providing a minimum 24 hour advance notice to the employees effected. SEPARATING EMPLOYEES When you resign from NAF employment, it is important that you complete a RPA checklist with your supervisor which includes your forwarding address. You will need to out-process with your supervisor, NAF HR, and a few other offices. Your immediate supervisor should provide the out-processing checklist. The out-processing checklist needs to be completed on or before your last duty day. Completing the out-processing checklist will ensure you clear all possible liabilities and receive the appropriate guidance upon separating from NAF employment. The human resources staff will inform you of your benefit entitlements and answer any questions that you may have in regard to NAF employment. Please keep a copy of your last AF Form 2545; NAFI Notification of Personnel Action, the AF Form 2545 may help you if you seek a NAF job in the future. PERSONAL APPEARANCE Our workforce is heavily involved in customer service which means employees’ appearances impact our business. It is important to present an overall positive and professional appearance to our customers at all times. This includes work attire, personal grooming, tattoos and body piercings etc. Personal appearance should be appropriate for what your job requires. Apparel can also be a safety precaution. Any sort of jewelry that might prove hazardous to you or anyone around you is not permitted. You should discuss this with your supervisor if there are questions. CLASSIFICATION APPEALS A classification appeal is a written request by an employee regarding the pay system, grade, pay band, series, or title of his or her officially assigned position. All employees have classification appeal rights. If you believe that your job is not properly classified you should first discuss it with your supervisor. Employees submitting an appeal are responsible for promptly furnishing all information required to process the appeal. We hope you have enjoyed this issue of the Whistle Pig Post. If you have any suggestions for articles, would like clarification on a topic or additional information please let us know. 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