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September 21, 2017

Human Resources

August 15, 2016

Open enrollment for 2017 benefits takes place Oct. 24 to Nov. 4

Faculty, staff and retirees may change their benefits for 2017 during this year's open enrollment period, Oct. 24-Nov. 4.

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

August 10, 2016

Winning departments announced for 2016 Ergonomics Awards

More than a dozen 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 and redesigning work processes.

August 10, 2016

Health-minded employees sought to be MHealthy Champions

MHealthy is recruiting faculty and staff members through the end of August to serve as MHealthy Champions. These volunteers help support a healthier workplace culture within their department, unit or school.

July 25, 2016

Faculty, staff lose weight, boost health through diabetes prevention

More than 240 faculty, staff and their dependents have joined the Diabetes Prevention Program to lose weight, increase physical activity and improve their health since July 2015, when the program first became available at no cost for U-M Premier Care members.

July 18, 2016

U-M among best college workplaces in the country

The nation's colleges and universities are major employers, and the University of Michigan is among the best, according to the results of the Chronicle of Higher Education's 2016 Great Colleges to Work For survey, released Monday.

This is the ninth consecutive year the university has been recognized.

July 1, 2016

Ann Vollano elected to Police Department Oversight Committee

Ann Vollano, assistant athletic director for compliance, has been elected as the non-bargained-for staff representative to the Police Department Oversight Committee for a two-year term beginning July 1.

The committee receives and makes recommendations regarding grievances against any police officer deputized by the university.

May 18, 2016

New regulations increase overtime eligibility for some employees

The U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday released updated regulations that employers must follow in order to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act. These changes increase the number of employees eligible for overtime pay at U-M and across the country.

April 25, 2016

Non-union staff nominees sought for police oversight panel

Nominees are being sought for the non-union staff representative position on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee.

The committee considers grievances against any police officer or the police department. Its findings and recommendations are reported to the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security.

April 6, 2016

U-M takes on rival Ohio State in first employee activity challenge

It's the biggest rivalry of all time.

And now, faculty and staff are taking it to a new level with the first-ever physical activity challenge between the University of Michigan and The Ohio State University.

The Rivals Challenge is open to all university faculty and staff.

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