The Affordable Care Act will affect the way individuals and families file their taxes starting next year, with a new tax form and a requirement for the university to report dependent tax identification information to the Internal Revenue Service.
The calendar may say it's still summer but fall is in full swing for most people thanks to cooler temperatures, classes resuming and heavier workloads.
Thousands of university faculty, staff and students will soon start tracking their time being active — walking, doing yoga, swimming, going to the gym, playing a sport — determined to reach their weekly exercise goal in Active U Autumn.
Nominations are being accepted for the annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award, which recognizes individual staff members and teams that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in supporting diversity at the university.
Just in time for the fall, registration opened Tuesday for a number of MHealthy health and well-being programs.
Faculty and staff who want to enroll in the university's Optional Life Insurance plan or increase their coverage level can do so during this year's Open Enrollment — Oct. 26-Nov. 6 — without having to provide a health statement of insurability for limited coverage increases.
For faculty and staff members facing a medical leave due to illness or injury, the university offers a spectrum of coordinated services that can provide valuable assistance while they are away and help them return to work in a safe and efficient manner.
U-M Premier Care members who meet clinical criteria for prediabetes will be able participate in a Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost through a new collaboration between the Benefits Office, MHealthy and Blue Care Network.
U-M takes top marks as one of the best university workplaces in the U.S., according to the results of the Chronicle of Higher Education's 2015 Great Colleges to Work For survey of faculty and staff.
Creating a thriving, healthy workplace culture where people can be their best happens one department, unit and school at a time.
Now through the end of July, MHealthy is recruiting faculty and staff members to serve as MHealthy Champions within their work area.
More than 40 schools, colleges and administrative areas across U-M's three campuses and the Health System are being recognized by the university for achieving the highest participation in MHealthy Rewards 2015.
The Employee Hardship Program helps employees cope with extreme financial emergencies due to unexpected situations such as natural disaster, family crisis, threat of eviction, unexpected death or other crises.
The election to fill the union representative staff position on the university's Police Department Oversight Committee is underway. Online voting is available through 4 p.m. on June 19.
Ashley Harris, research laboratory specialist intermediate in the Translational Oncology Program, and the U-M Crowdfunding Taskforce have been selected as the winning individual and team recipients of the President’s Staff Innovation Award.
Four university areas were recognized with MHealthy Ergonomics Awards for implementing ergonomic solutions in their workplace.
Winning areas have decreased risk factors and reduced or prevented employee discomfort by adding or modifying equipment, redesigning work processes or offering educational opportunities.
Like physical health, emotional well-being is an essential part of overall wellness, and requires ongoing attention and care.
The university's prescription drug plan for faculty, staff and retirees continued to outperform cost benchmarks in 2014, but rising specialty drug costs present challenges for the future.
Now that Active U is over, many in the university community may be looking for ways to keep the momentum going and stay motivated to meet their physical activity goals this spring.
MHealthy is offering two new exercise programs to meet the needs of both wearable-tracker owners and those who like tracking their workouts online.
Human Resource Development is hosting the third annual Career Conference June 16 to inspire U-M faculty and staff to take more responsibility for their career aspirations.
Nominations are being accepted for the 26th annual James T. Neubacher Award, which is presented to a faculty or staff member, student, or alumna or alumnus for significant achievements in:
• Promoting acceptance and awareness of people with disabilities.
• Advocating for the civil rights of people with disabilities.