November 20, 2019

Human Resources

  1. May 20, 2019

    Mandatory sexual, gender-based misconduct training now available

    Faculty and staff on the three University of Michigan campuses, including Michigan Medicine, are now required to complete an online education program on sexual and gender-based harassment and misconduct. The program, “Cultivating a Culture of Respect: Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Awareness,” provides employees with information about maintaining a respectful, inclusive and equitable working and learning…
  2. May 20, 2019

    Hardship program provided 43 grants to U-M colleagues in ’18

    U-M’s Emergency Hardship Program provided 43 grants to employees, totaling $37,930, in 2018. The program, funded by donations from individual and community partners, offers help in time of hardship.

  3. May 20, 2019

    Union staff nominees sought for police oversight committee

    Nominations are being sought for an election to fill the position of union staff representative on the university’s Police Department Oversight Committee.

  4. May 13, 2019

    Staff celebrated for impact, innovation at U-M and beyond

    Eleven individuals and three teams have received Staff Impact Awards. President’s Staff Awards of Distinction also were given to James Zajkowski and the Project Healthy Schools Team.

  5. May 6, 2019

    Mental Health Month highlights resources, services, support

    Faculty and staff struggling with life’s challenges find help at U-M, where support is available year-round on all three campuses and at Michigan Medicine.

  6. April 22, 2019

    U-M health plans to expand coverage for transgender members

    U-M health plan members who are transgender will soon have coverage for additional medical procedures, certain facial feminization surgeries, Adam’s apple reduction and facial hair removal.

  7. April 8, 2019

    U-M health plans to continue IVF coverage after successful pilot

    All U-M health plans will continue to cover in vitro fertilization, following a three-year pilot program. Additionally, modest coverage expansions have been implemented retroactively to Jan. 1, 2019.

  8. April 1, 2019

    Search underway for next U-M chief human resources officer

    An advisory committee has been named in the search for an associate vice president for human resources to succeed Laurita Thomas, who plans to retire later this year.

  9. April 1, 2019

    Sick time and PTO policies expanded to allow new uses

    Recent legislation has expanded the university’s sick time and paid time off policies to cover uses that were not previously identified under university policies.

  10. March 1, 2019

    Voices of the Staff seeks members to enhance employee experience

    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 accepting applications.