With 2014 coming to a close and the holiday season drawing near, the staff in Human Resource Services wishes you a happy holiday and best wishes for a wonderful new year! May your holiday be filled with joy and laughter and may the cheer of the holiday season be with you throughout the year ahead.
Human Resource Services would like to remind you that the university will be closed from Thursday, December 25, 2014 to Thursday, January 1, 2015. The university will resume regular hours on Friday, January 2, 2015. Please visit the Statutory Holidays and Winter Closure webpage for more information on upcoming statutory holidays and winter closure dates.
During this free session, participants will be introduced to human rights legislation, employment equity legislation, and U of A policy to assist them in meeting the University’s legal and ethical responsibility to ensure all applicants are treated fairly. Practical examples and scenarios relevant to both faculty and staff recruitment will be used to facilitate discussion. Visit the registration page for more information.
On January 1, 2015, eligible support staff members will receive a total allocation of $1,250 to divide between their Health Spending Account (HSA) and Personal Spending Account (PSA). On October 14, 2014 staff will be invited via email to allocate the $1,250 between their two spending accounts before the open enrollment window closes on November 15, 2014. Please visit the HRS website to learn more about the Personal Spending Account or Health Spending account. You can also contact your Pension & Benefits Advisor if you or staff in your area if you have any questions.
Getting your flu vaccine is one of the most effective ways to prevent yourself from getting sick this flu season. All University of Alberta students, staff and faculty are eligible to receive a free influenza immunization during the annual campus immunization clinic. The Main Campus flu clinic runs in SUB from November 4 - 7, 2014. The clinics are made possible through a partnership with the Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Students' Union, University Wellness Services and Human Resource Services. For more information, please visit the Flu Season webpage on the University Wellness Services website.