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April 19, 2019

Human Resources

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.

January 12, 2018

Employees can now access electronic 2017 W-2 forms

University of Michigan employees who have not done so already can consent to receive an electronic PDF copy of their 2017 Form W-2, which is now available to download, instead of an identical mailed copy.

November 16, 2017

New award recognizes positive impact made by staff members

To recognize the outstanding contributions of its staff, the University of Michigan has created the Staff Impact Awards. Created as part of the university's bicentennial celebration, the awards will honor staff, supervisors and work teams that help the university meet its missions.


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