We want to make sure your postings get the attention you need them to when they get published on the University of Guelph website and so we are changing Friday's posting day to Monday. Effective Tuesday, January 3, 2017, our regular posting days will be Mondays and Wednesdays. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact your Human Resources Consultant or Tina Medeiros via HRHiring@uoguelph.ca.
The University and The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1334, representing custodial, trades and maintenance employees have met over the course of four bargaining dates in an effort to reach a renewal agreement which expired April 30, 2016. The University was advised by the Union of its decision to make an application to the Ministry of Labour for an appointment of a provincially appointed Conciliation Officer.
Effective October 3, 2016, Allianz Global Assistance will replace our current provider (Europ Assistance USA, Inc). All emergency contact phone numbers will remain the same. If you intend to travel close to and/or during the transition date and would like an updated travel card, you can find one on this Understanding My Coverage document.
High temperature, high humidity and hard physical work can be a dangerous combination. Working in these conditions or conditions approaching these can cause disorders ranging from heat cramps to heat stroke. Such disorders can be prevented through worker awareness and the implementation of adequate preventive measures.
This alert involves the management of heat stress induced by hot weather that triggers the implementation of a “hot weather” plan. The implementation criteria for the hot weather plan is as follows:-
Human Resources is distributing the 2015 Total Compensation Statements for active regular full time staff and select contractually-limited employees. These statements will be delivered to employees a few business days after June 22nd.
Effective Wednesday, June 1st 2016, where operationally feasible, the University will be functioning under the guidelines indicated in the Summer Hours Bulletin.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Staff Relations at ext. 56598.