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‘Real growth, great insights and real skills’: UM Management Fundamentals Program nurtures leaders

October 14, 2021 — 
The program is offered through Learning and Organizational Development and strengthens leadership abilities and provides valuable skills for current managers and supervisors and others who want to prepare for future leadership roles.

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Retirement planning sessions offered for faculty and staff

September 29, 2021 — 
Speakers will provide information on a number of topics including an overview of the Pension Plan, the pension benefit payout options available, wills and estate planning and retiree benefits.

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Prioritize your health and wellbeing during Healthy Workplace Month

September 28, 2021 — 
October is Healthy Workplace Month in Canada. Here are some ideas to celebrate your wellbeing at work by taking time to relax, learn, laugh and connect with colleagues.

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Settlement reached between UM and AESES on behalf of employees laid off in Summer 2020

September 15, 2021 — 
Over the past 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a number of challenges for the University of Manitoba community. Within days of the arrival of COVID-19 in Manitoba, UM’s campuses were shut down forcing the temporary suspension of many operations. We switched to remote learning and most employees began working from home. This was a drastic and sudden change for all employees at UM.

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Continue to THRIVE at UM this fall

September 15, 2021 — 
Similar to THRIVE week, the fall sessions will be organized into three streams: Individual, Operational and Leading.

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Hope and hesitation at the start of Fall Term

September 14, 2021 — 
COVID update and welcome from President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Michael Benarroch

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UM staff at the Awards of Excellence celebration.

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Wow! Awards of Excellence honours the contributions of over 1,000 support staff during COVID-19 pandemic

June 23, 2021 — 
The annual Awards program that recognizes excellence in the work of support staff is now in its fifteenth year, and saw a record number of nominations this year.

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Thank you: New initiatives to thank you for your dedication and perseverance

June 9, 2021 — 
In recognition of all the ways our community has gone above and beyond to continue working throughout the pandemic, the University will be closing on Friday, July 2, in addition to the regular Canada Day closure on Thursday, July 1.

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THRIVE virtual learning and wellness event

Learn and grow: Attend UM’s learning and wellness event

June 2, 2021 — 
THRIVE, a new virtual learning and wellness event, has been created to support people and help them to connect with others and learn and grow—individually, operationally and in their leadership skills.

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UM staff at the Awards of Excellence celebration.

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Recognize outstanding COVID-19 response by nominating support staff for the 2021 Awards of Excellence

April 5, 2021 — 
Support staff employees to be honoured with these awards will demonstrated extraordinary efforts to maintain critical operations, to assist faculty and students in transitioning to online classes, to support critical research or facilitate the shut-down and restart of research activities, and to ensure the safety and well-being of others—all accomplished with emphasis on effectively supporting the academic mission of UM during the pandemic.

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