Nominations are being accepted for the 26th annual James T. Neubacher Award, which is presented to a faculty or staff member, student, or alumna or alumnus for significant achievements in:
• Promoting acceptance and awareness of people with disabilities.
• Advocating for the civil rights of people with disabilities.
Shared Services Center
The SSC Contact Center can help with benefits and finance questions covering:
• Benefits programs and plans
• Change in coverage due to a life event (marriage, birth, adoption, divorce, etc.)
• COBRA administration
Friday is the deadline for benefits-eligible faculty and staff to complete the online health questionnaire that is part of the MHealthy Rewards program.
By doing so, they will:
Complete a health questionnaire.
Nominations are now being accepted for MHealthy's annual Ergonomics Awards. Any university faculty or staff member can nominate a university unit or employee that has made the workplace safer by implementing ergonomic solutions.
The University of Michigan has been recognized by the WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress for strategies and practices that help employees achieve success in work-life effectiveness.
U-M is one of 77 employers, and one of 16 universities, awarded the 2015 Seal of Distinction.
Voices of the Staff opened its 10th year Thursday with a town hall meeting that drew President Mark Schlissel and 100 staff volunteers interested in building on VOICES changes that benefit staff.
MHealthy has launched its annual Rewards program, an opportunity for benefits-eligible faculty and staff to review their health and take action to maintain or improve it.
Get started on MHealthy Rewards.
The second wave of faculty and staff engagement for feedback on U-M's Shared Services Center was concluded in November, and project leaders have set April 20 as the key date for the implementation of new services.
Concur, the university's travel and expense system, is getting an upgraded user interface that offers easier and more intuitive navigation to employees creating or approving expense reports.
The President’s Staff Innovation Award recognizes individual staff members or teams whose big ideas and “outside the Cube” thinking help make the university a better place.
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Learn more about the award or submit a nomination.
Employees who have not already done so are asked to visit Wolverine Access no later than Jan. 23 to consent to receive an electronic PDF copy of their 2014 W-2 instead of an identical mailed copy.
Thousands of campus community members will begin tracking their exercise minutes for Active U’s 10th anniversary beginning Tuesday, and there’s still time to sign up for MHealthy’s 12-week physical activity challenge.
Faculty salary increases at the U-M Ann Arbor campus for 2014-15 averaged 2.9 percent, according to figures for the university's salary report, released Monday.
Salary increases for staff averaged 2.2 percent.
Merit salary increases for executive officers averaged 2.3 percent. Merit increases for deans averaged 2.5 percent.
U-M employees can consent now to receive an electronic PDF copy of their 2014 U-M Form W-2 instead of an identical mailed copy.
As part of the university's commitment to help faculty and staff meet the challenge of balancing work obligations with family commitments, the U-M Work/Life Resource Center is again offering Kids Kare at Home.
When Angela Allen was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012, she decided to start focusing more on her health in order to build strength both mentally and physically.
To fully grasp the sixth annual Distinguished Diversity Leadership Awards event on Dec. 2, it's best to start at the end, when Laurita Thomas, associate vice president for human resources, exhorted the room to truly celebrate the moment.
The university is testing the Concur mobile app this fall for managing travel expenses on the go.
U-M Procurement Services is leading the pilot, which takes place over the next two months.
The U-M public safety and security commanding officers have elected to form a new union. The 27-9 vote was counted on Oct. 31 in support of the union.
The Command Officers Association of Michigan will represent about 55 members in command and supervisory roles in the Division of Public Safety and Security and on regional campuses.
MHealthy's "'Tis the Season" webinar series returns this month, offering university faculty and staff tips and strategies on staying healthy and maintaining peace of mind during this busy time of year.
All webinars will be viewable from a computer, mobile phone or tablet.