The University of Guelph has finalized the Group Benefits premium rates with Sun Life for the upcoming policy year, effective May 1, 2015. Please see the renewal letter for more information about the impact to your deductions.
Five members of the University of Guelph community have been selected to participate in Leave for Change in 2015.
They will contribute their vacation time to volunteer their talents and skills with organizations in developing countries.
Volunteer assignments and travel dates are being finalized for the following staff and faculty:
· Mario Deschamps, Special Constable, Campus Community Police
· Rebecca Knaggs, Residence Admissions Officer
· David Prescott, Professor, Department of Economics and Finance
Nominations are now being accepted for the Exemplary Staff Service Awards!
The award is $2,000 in each of 7 different categories and recipients are recognized at a special annual event. For details about the categories and nomination forms please visit the Awards and Scholarships Page.
The deadline for nominations is May 1, 2015.
Last year, two University of Guelph employees traveled to Nepal on Leave for Change volunteer assignments related to farming. Agriculture in Nepal has long been based on subsistence farming, particularly in the hilly regions where families derive their living from the land. Over 80% of Nepalis are involved in agriculture and dairy farming makes up 12% of the gross domestic product.
The University of Guelph will support up to seven people to volunteer in developing countries through the Leave for Change program this year.
Last year, participants completed mandates in Botswana, Ghana, Malawi, Nepal and Vietnam. The volunteers were:
Please note effective February 17, 2015, Human Resources will no longer be accepting hard copy Job Fact Sheets (JFS) and will only accept JFS for evaluation that are sent to email@example.com.
Clients who submit a hard copy JFS will be requested to resubmit electronically to ensure proper processing and record keeping.
Learn more by reviewing the new process for submissions. Please direct any questions to Angie McLaughlin at Ext. 56703.
In accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, the Time for Voting HR Communique outlines the process to be followed regarding the upcoming election this Monday October 27, 2014.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Staff Relations.
In order to streamline the job evaluation process for regular full time positions and improve efficiencies, Human Resources is making changes to the Job Fact Sheet (JFS) submission process. Effective October 24, 2014 all JFS’s being submitted for evaluation must be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to ensure that submissions are correctly processed without delay, please review the new process for submitting JFS on the Submitting Job Fact Sheets for Evaluation webpage.
The USW Local 4120 Memorandum of Agreement can be accessed with your University Login on the Employee Groups & Agreements page of our website
Members of USW Local 4120, which represents about 800 administrative, clerical and technical employees, and the University of Guelph have ratified the renewal Collective Agreement that was tentatively agreed to on September 13, 2014.