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Welcome! Our newest team member

We are thrilled to announce that Evelina Rog has joined us early this week in the role of Sr. Consultant, Learning & Development, Human Resources.

USW Job Evaluation Update Memo

The United Steel Workers Local 4120 and the University of Guelph has formed a Joint Job Evaluation Review Committee (JJERC). Please see attached memo regarding these changes and changes to the current Job Evaluation System. USW Job Evaluation Update Memo.

2015 Summer Hours Bulletin

Effective Monday, June 1st, 2015, 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.

Group Benefits Premium Rates

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.

2015 Leave for Change Volunteers Announced

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 for Exemplary Staff Service Awards

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.

Leave for Change Volunteers to share their stories

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.

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