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July 15, 2018

Human Resources

June 19, 2018

M Farmers Markets offer farm-to-table shopping on campus

With more than 12 locations across campus in 2018, M Farmers Markets are making it easy to access fresh produce straight from local farms.

On most weekdays through the fall, fruits, vegetables, flowers, patio pots and other farm products are available at an affordable price at locations on or near campus.

June 18, 2018

Winning departments selected for 2018 Ergonomics Awards

More than a dozen university areas were recognized with MHealthy Ergonomics Department Awards for implementing ergonomic solutions in their workplaces.

Winning areas have reduced risk factors and reduced or prevented employee discomfort by adding or modifying equipment or redesigning work processes.

May 16, 2018

Colorful Choices program encourages more fruits and vegetables

Research shows that a diet rich in vegetables and fruits can reduce risk of heart disease and obesity, some cancers, diabetes and hypertension, among other things. However, despite the benefits, many still do not get their recommended daily servings.

May 10, 2018

U-M resources support National Mental Health Month

One in five Americans is affected by a mental health condition, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. To raise awareness about mental health in the United States, May is recognized as National Mental Health Month.

May 7, 2018

U-M expects to resume LEO negotiations in mid-May

Contract talks between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers' Employee Organization are expected to resume in mid-May. Negotiations began Oct. 27, 2017.

The contract with LEO, the union representing 1,700 nontenure-track instructors on all three campuses, expires May 29.

April 30, 2018

U-M offering free workshops on financial wellness

From sticking to a budget to mapping out a retirement strategy, money management is a key part of planning for a secure future.

But many struggle to find the right information and resources to work through complex financial decisions.

April 27, 2018

University creating new ombuds role to provide support for staff

University staff will soon have new support in the form of a staff ombuds.

The university plans to create the new position to serve as a neutral third party for staff members, offering information and referrals and answering sensitive questions to help staff members resolve concerns or conflicts.

April 16, 2018

Deadline is April 20 for up to $220 through MHealthy Rewards

Time is running out to get up to $220 in incentives for learning about your health and taking action to maintain or improve it. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff have until April 20 to qualify through the MHealthy Rewards program.

More than 15,000 employees are already participating in Rewards. To get started:

March 6, 2018

Nominees sought to honor units that reduce ergonomic risks

Nominations are now being accepted for departments and units that have reduced ergonomic risk factors by adding new equipment, modifying equipment or redesigning work processes.

U-M faculty or staff can submit nominations for the annual MHealthy Ergonomics Awards for Departments through March 31.

January 12, 2018

MHealthy Rewards offers new incentives with 2018 program

Registration is now open for MHealthy's 2018 Rewards program. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff have the opportunity to learn about their health, take action to maintain or improve it, and earn incentives along the way.

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