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Wellness@Work Launches Pulse Survey!


Why Do We Need Your Feedback?

As communicated earlier in 2023, Wellness@Work is re-administering its Pulse Survey and it is now open! The survey is open to all faculty and staff to share with us how you are feeling. 

The Wellness@Work initiative supports the whole-person well-being for faculty and staff at the University of Guelph. The following pulse survey asks the same questions as the 2022 pulse survey and is meant to collect a high-level understanding of your perspective regarding your

Wendy Turner April 2023 G Thanks Winner

Congrats to our April “G” Thanks Winner! Wendy Turner!

Congrats to our April “G” Thanks Winner! Wendy Turner!

Aunie Edwards shared in her Kudoboard nomination: I would like to nominate @Wendy Turner for her stellar leadership!!! As my direct manager, she consistently supports my professional and personal well-being with compassion and generosity. G THANKS @Wendy Turner 

A virtual celebration was held for Wendy and several of her colleagues attended to celebrate with her.

The Day of Mourning - April 28, 2023

In 1984, the Canadian Labour Congress established April 28th as the National Day of Mourning in Canada to remember and honour those who have died, been injured or suffered illness in the workplace.

The University of Guelph will lower its flags to half-mast at noon on Thursday, April 28th to mark the Day of Mourning. Once the flags are lowered to half-mast, they will remain so until dusk.

A joint proclamation recognizing the day has been issued by University of Guelph and the University’s unions and employee group leaders.

March "G" Thanks! Winner Serena Murphy

Congrats to our March “G” Thanks Winner! Serena Murphy!

Congrats to our March “G” Thanks Winner! Serena Murphy!

Andrea Novak shared in her Kudoboard nomination: Thank you @Serena Murphy for your never-ending positivity. I truly appreciate the continued effort you put in to assist and help everyone. You make coming to work each day such a pleasure.

Changes to Sun Life pharmacy benefits manager

Effective March 1, 2023, Sun Life is changing their pharmacy benefits manager to Express Scripts Canada.

What’s changing?
A Pharmacy Benefits Manager helps Sun Life process your drug claims directly with your pharmacy. 

What does this mean? 
No action is required on your part. Sun Life is working with pharmacies across the country to make this change, and it will happen automatically in their systems.

Thomas Eckert - January 2023 "G" Thanks Winner

Congrats to our January “G” Thanks Winner! Thomas Eckert!

Congrats to our January “G” Thanks Winner! Thomas Eckert!

Diana shared in her nomination:

To Thomas Eckert,

Faculty and I cannot thank you enough for your continuous support and advice with financial matters related to the Food from Thought research grants throughout the years. You are always professional, quick in response, you are considerate to our requests and we can always rely on your expertise. Your commitment to excellent work, has been noted and very much appreciated.

T4 and T4A slip distribution for 2022 tax year

All T4 and T4A slips for the 2022 tax year will be mailed to individuals' current address on file no later than February 28. Please ensure your mailing address is up to date before 4:30 p.m. on February 15.

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