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April 24, 2017

Human Resources

April 16, 2017

GEO ratifies new three-year contract with university

Members of the Graduate Employees Organization, the union representing some graduate student employees at the University of Michigan, have ratified a new three-year contract with the university.

March 7, 2017

Award nominees sought for departments that cut ergonomic risks

Nominations are now 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.

January 26, 2017

HR association again recognizes U-M for supporting employees

For the third consecutive year, the University of Michigan has been recognized for creating a positive workplace experience for faculty and staff through benefits, work-life programs and other resources and human resources policies.

December 7, 2016

Registration now open for Active U physical activity challenge

Registration for Active U, MHealthy's 12-week physical activity challenge, now is open.

In its 12th year, the program draws thousands in the U-M community who use the team camaraderie, weekly exercise goal, and coveted T-shirt as motivation to maintain or improve current goals or commit to new ones for the new year.

November 21, 2016

U-M among nation's healthiest employers; adopts well-being model

Signing up for a seminar on personal finances, taking a stroll through campus at lunch with friends, shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables at a farmers' market. All of these activities play an important role in the overall well-being of University of Michigan faculty and staff, and the effort is being recognized.

November 11, 2016

Smokers urged to use Nov. 17 to 'Quit For A Day'

The American Cancer Society recognizes Nov. 17 as this year's Great American Smokeout, and as the day approaches, the MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service is offering the university community a number of services and resources to help smokers plan to quit.

October 24, 2016

Open Enrollment for 2017 benefits is underway through Nov. 4

Faculty, and staff and retirees may change their benefits for 2017 during this year's Open Enrollment period, which began Monday and runs through Nov. 4.

Eligible individuals may change their medical, dental, vision and legal plans. Faculty and staff may also enroll in a Flexible Spending Account.

October 10, 2016

REMINDER: Flu-shot clinics run through early November

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. Flu vaccinations continue to be available to U-M faculty and staff at various university locations.

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