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April 20, 2015

U-M Shared Services Center offers additional services

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

• Retirement

March 6, 2015

Faculty, staff asked to suggest Ergonomics Award nominees

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.

February 4, 2015

University recognized for outstanding work-life effectiveness

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. 

January 23, 2015

Voices of the Staff opens 10th year with town hall

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.

January 12, 2015

Active U's 10th year starts Tuesday with tracking program

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.

December 22, 2014

U-M releases annual salary report

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.

December 3, 2014

Staff members honored for contributions to diversity at U-M

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.

November 12, 2014

Mobile app may make travel expense reporting easier

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.

November 10, 2014

Command officers vote to start new union

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.

November 10, 2014

Webinars focus on staying healthy during the holiday season

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.

October 23, 2014

Program helps employees maintain weight into the New Year

Research studies show most adults gain some weight over the holidays.

To help faculty and staff celebrate the season while still maintaining health goals, MHealthy is offering “Move, Lose & Maintain,” an eight-week healthy lifestyle program designed to keep employees moving and eating smarter into the New Year.


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