Members of the University of Guelph Food Service Employees Association (UGFSEA) Units 1 and 2, the Associations that represent approximately 120 regular and limited full-time staff (Unit 1), as well as 274 part-time staff (Unit 2), at the University of Guelph have ratified the renewal Collective Agreements that expired on April 30 and July 31, 2018 respectively.
Please see the attached announcement regarding Epipens.
On October 17, 2018 cannabis consumption will be legalized in Canada. The University of Guelph continues to be committed to the health and safety of all of its employees and in keeping with the new regulatory landscape has updated its Human Resource Policy 511- Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages, Illicit Drugs or Recreational Cannabis at Work.
Amit Khosla, a senior IT analyst for the OVC is on a Leave for Change Assignment. He is partnering with La Paz Maravillosa in La Paz, Bolivia to develop a mobile phone App to increase tourism in La Paz. The Agency seeks to link the tourism sector with the handicrafts sector, and to increase the number of tourists visiting La Paz, building on the city’s nomination as one of the world’s seven most beautiful cities. Follow Amit’s blog (hyperlink).
The full Healthy Workplace Month event calendar is available online. Learn more and register today!
Members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation/Technical, Administrative, Research, Agricultural (OSSTF/TARA) District 35, the union that represents about 225 staff at the University, its regional campuses, and its Research Station Operations, and the University of Guelph have ratified the renewal Collective Agreement that was tentatively agreed to on July 25, 2018. This three year renewal agreement amends the previous agreement that expired April 30, 2018.
The December 2018/January 2019 Holiday Schedule is now available on the Human Resources website.
Following five days of negotiation, the University of Guelph and Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation/Technical, Administrative, Research, Agricultural (OSSTF/TARA) District 35, the union that represents about 225 staff at the University, its regional campuses, and its Research Station Operations, have reached a tentative renewal agreement.
The current agreement expired April 30, 2018.
Linda Mahood, Professor in the Department of History, is about to embark upon her second Leave for Change assignment. She will be our first employee to volunteer in Sri Lanka through this program and will serve as a Women's Entrepreneurship Advisor for the Women’s Development Center in Sri Lanka. You can check out Linda's profile and follow her journey on her blog from July 21 to August 17, 2018.