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September 6, 2016

Active U Autumn starts Sept. 20; syncs with more devices

Registration is now open for MHealthy's 6th annual Active U Autumn physical activity challenge and charity fundraiser.

New for 2016, participants will have more options to sync a tracking device, and this year's donations will support the continuing efforts around the Flint water crisis.

August 24, 2016

Nominees sought for Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award

Nominations are being accepted for the annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award, which recognizes individual staff members and staff teams that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in supporting diversity at the university.

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.


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