The U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday released updated regulations that employers must follow in order to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act. These changes increase the number of employees eligible for overtime pay at U-M and across the country.
President Mark Schlissel announced the winners of the 2016 President's Staff Innovation Awards at U-M's StaffWorks Best Practices and Technology Conference on Wednesday.
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four adults — approximately 61.5 million Americans — will experience mental illness in a given year.
Howard J. Bromberg, clinical assistant professor of law, and Richard Friedman, professor of law, have been elected as faculty representatives to the Police Department Oversight Committee.
Nominees are being sought for the non-union staff representative position on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee.
The committee considers grievances against any police officer or the police department. Its findings and recommendations are reported to the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security.
Nominations are being accepted for the 27th annual James T. Neubacher Award.
The award is presented to a faculty or staff member, student, alumna or alumnus for significant achievements in:
It's the biggest rivalry of all time.
And now, faculty and staff are taking it to a new level with the first-ever physical activity challenge between the University of Michigan and The Ohio State University.
The Rivals Challenge is open to all university faculty and staff.
Career development is the number one topic of interest for U-M staff, as identified in a 2015 Voices of the Staff survey of staff members across the university.
Sharply rising prices and growing use of specialty drugs continued to impact the university's prescription drug plan in 2015.
Nominees are being sought to represent Faculty Senate and non-Senate positions on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee.
The committee considers grievances against any police officer or the Police Department. Its findings and recommendations are reported to the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans eat less than the recommended amounts of vegetables, fruits, whole-grains, dairy products and oils, and the typical American diet exceeds the recommended levels in calories from solid fats and added sugars, refined grains, sodium and saturated fat.
Nominations are being accepted for the university's annual MHealthy Ergonomics Awards for Departments.
Any faculty or staff member can nominate a department or unit for reducing ergonomic risk factors by adding new equipment, modifying equipment or redesigning work processes.
Voices of the Staff, a volunteer-based program that gives staff members a forum for sharing ideas and defining the campus community issues that matter most, is now accepting applications.
Apply to join Voices of the Staff by March 31.
Nominations are being accepted for the President's Staff Innovation Award, which recognizes individual staff members or teams whose big ideas and "outside The Cube" thinking help make the university a better, more inclusive community.
School of Social Work — Office of Student Services Team
Recipients of the annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award for University of Michigan staff were celebrated Tuesday at a breakfast ceremony in Palmer Commons.
The award recognizes individual staff members and teams for their extraordinary commitment and dedication to diversity at U-M.
Employees who have not done so already can consent now to receive an electronic PDF copy of their 2015 U-M Form W-2 instead of an identical mailed copy.
MHealthy has launched its annual Rewards program, encouraging qualifying, benefits-eligible faculty and staff to review their health and take action to maintain or improve it.
The university's employment policy for individuals with disabilities has been updated to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statements for 2015 will be available in January 2016 by one of two delivery methods.