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Popular vacation purchase plan available for another year

January 23, 2020 — 
The vacation purchase plan provides eligible employees with an opportunity to purchase five to 10 days of vacation in addition to their current vacation allotment.

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Great-West Life now called Canada Life

January 20, 2020 — 
Employees will notice that the Canada Life brand will begin showing up on correspondence and forms and that direct deposits for claim reimbursements will be from Canada Life; not Great-West Life.

Black History Month

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U of M celebrates Black History Month

January 14, 2020 — 
Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community at large are invited to attend a number of initiatives and events to honour Black History Month on campus.

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2019 Awards of Excellence Celebrants

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Nominate staff for awards of excellence

January 7, 2020 — 
All staff in service, support and administrative roles are eligible for an award to recognize excellence in their work.

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Live Well at @Work attendees

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Live Well @Work is now offering monthly wellness events

January 6, 2020 — 
To start off 2020, we will celebrate Alzheimer’s Awareness Month by offering two sessions focusing on dementia and Alzheimer’s. Registration is encouraged.

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Bell Let's Talk Bison hockey game

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Faculty and staff are invited to attend a fun evening to cheer on Bisons

January 3, 2020 — 
The Support Staff Endowment Fund (SSEF) has teamed up with Bison Sports, Live Well, Bell Let’s Talk and Degrees to offer faculty and staff a fun evening out with their families and friends on January 24.

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Student participants in the 2019 Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program

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Faculties and units can participate in the 2020 Indigenous summer student internship program

December 17, 2019 — 
Fifty per cent of interns’ salary will be reimbursed through human resources, while the host faculties or units are responsible for covering the remaining cost.

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People of various abilities on campus

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Workplace accessibility FAQs: emergency response information

December 16, 2019 — 
Current faculty and staff with a disability that may affect their ability to remain safe in an emergency are asked to fill out the confidential Employee Emergency Information Worksheet on the human resources website before January 3, 2020.

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Anniversary Awards Celebrants

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U of M Anniversary Awards 2019

November 22, 2019 — 
A total of 815 faculty and staff were recognized for their hard work, valued contributions and efforts in making the U of M an outstanding learning and working environment.

People of various abilities on campus

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Creating personalized emergency response plans

November 12, 2019 — 
One in four Manitobans have a disability. That means one in four of us may face barriers to safely exit our workplace in an emergency.

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