January 20, 2021

Human Resources

  1. August 25, 2020

    Open Enrollment for 2021 benefits includes new health plan option

    Faculty, staff, retirees and benefits-eligible graduate students may change their benefits during the once-a-year Open Enrollment that runs Oct. 19 through 5 p.m. Oct. 30.

  2. July 21, 2020

    MHealthy Champions sought to support workplace well-being

    Through Aug. 31, staff and faculty can apply to become an MHealthy Champion. More than 750 employees serve in this role, helping to support a culture of health among their co-workers and in their work area.

  3. July 20, 2020

    Staff members celebrated for impact and innovation

    Nine individuals and six teams have received Staff Impact Awards. President Mark Schlissel presented the President’s Staff Award of Distinction to Jacob Hayward of the College of Engineering, and the Return to Sport Team, MedSport.
  4. June 23, 2020

    Employee, retiree health plans factor into state auto insurance reform

    Michigan’s long-discussed auto insurance reform legislation takes effect July 1, but homework may be needed for U-M employees to understand how it affects them. 

  5. June 16, 2020

    Nominations sought for 31st annual James T. Neubacher Award

    Nominations are being accepted through Aug. 5 for the 31st annual James T. Neubacher Award, which recognizes a campus or alumni advocate for equal rights and opportunities for people with disabilities.

  6. June 10, 2020

    New health plan option coming for employees and retirees

    U-M will add Michigan Care, a new managed-care plan, to the health care plan options in 2021 for faculty, staff and retirees who live in a specific geographic area within southeast Michigan.

  7. June 3, 2020

    New policy governs short-term furloughs and reduced hours

    U-M is creating a policy for short-term layoffs and reductions in hours to meet temporary budget or operational needs, allowing units to take temporary actions, if needed, without eliminating positions.

  8. May 21, 2020

    Mental, emotional well-being support available via app and text

    As National Mental Health Month continues through May, U-M faculty and staff now have access to two new resources — a texting service and an online-mobile app program.

  9. May 5, 2020

    Retirement loans, withdrawals available for coronavirus needs

    Faculty and staff may withdraw or initiate loans from their accounts in certain U-M retirement savings plans under a provision of federal legislation designed to assist investors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  10. May 5, 2020

    Job cuts, other steps part of Michigan Medicine economic recovery plan

    Michigan Medicine will undertake an economic recovery plan that includes furloughs or layoffs for hundreds of employees as well as other measures to cover hundreds of millions of dollars in projected losses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.