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Changes Regarding Psychological Services

As part of the ongoing commitment and effort of the University to enhance mental health support and resources for faculty and staff, effective January 1, 2018, the University’s Extended Health Care plan will no longer require a physician’s referral to access Psychological Services coverage.  This change will be applicable for any claims submitted on or after the effective date.  

Details on the benefit plans provided by the University are outlined in the Benefit's Section.

New Feature to the SAFEGryphon App called "WorkAlone"

WorkAlone is a brand new feature to the SAFEGryphon App.  WorkAlone is a way for anyone to virtually check in with a family member, friend, co-worker or anyone you choose if the user is working late at night or is working alone or would feel safer if they were being checked up on during this time.  WorkAlone is fully customizable and allows the user selects how long the work alone session will last and how many times a “check in” is req

Sun Life E-Claims Maintenance Notice

Please note that Sun Life is performing maintenance work that requires the E-Claims system to be unavailable until approximately 9:00 am on Wednesday November 15th.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

University, Exempt Group Ratify Agreement

We are pleased to advise that the University of Guelph and the Exempt Group, which negotiates terms and conditions of employment for 34 full-time, temporary full time and part-time, administrative, clerical and technical employees employed in a confidential capacity at the University, ratified a new agreement on November 10, 2017. This three year renewal agreement amends the previous agreement that expired May 1, 2017.

Justin Liu embarks on his Leave for Change Journey to Malawi

Justin Liu, Laboratory Assistant in UofG’s Agriculture and Food Laboratory will be serving as a Dairy Lab Technician Advisor for The Malawi Milk Producers Association while on Leave for Change. You can check out Justin’s profile and follow Justin’s journey from October 28-November 26, 2017 on his blog.

Wayne Johnston in Ghana

Wayne Johnston embarks on his Leave for Change Journey to Ghana

UofG Library’s Wayne Johnston, Librarian, is serving as a Website Development Specialist for The National Vocational Training Institute in Ghana while on Leave for Change. You can follow Wayne's journey for the next 3 weeks on Wayne's blog.  To find out how you can embrace an adventure of a lifetime and volunteer your talents and skills visit our Leave for Change web pages.

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