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New EFAP offers diverse mental health resources for UM employees

April 16, 2024 — 
Starting May 1, the University of Manitoba is switching from Telus Health to Kii by CloudMD for their Employee and Family Assistance Program. EFAP is a program available to all UM employees and provides free access to mental health and wellness services.

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Faculties and units can participate in the 2024 Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program

January 22, 2024 — 
Submit funding applications by February 22, 2024

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Vacation Purchase Plan (VPP) available for 2024/2025

January 12, 2024 — 
Applications due to HR March 1, 2024; program starts April 1, 2024

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Upcoming payroll changes for 2024

December 18, 2023 — 
Several minor changes are coming to payroll in the New Year, including a CPP/EI rate change and new TD1 forms.

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Enhance your skill set with professional development courses

November 29, 2023 — 
Learning & Organizational Development (LOD) has announced that registration is opening up for January and February 2024 workshops. LOD programs and services are fully funded by Human Resources as part of its commitment to employee development, with courses available exclusively to University of Manitoba employees.

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Take Our Kids to Work Day is back for 2023

October 10, 2023 — 
Take Our Kids to Work Day is an event for participating Grade 9 students to learn about the diverse roles and jobs in the current labour market.

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The SVRC's office welcome space is full of comfy chairs and colourful pillows, helpful pamphlets. A selection of teas are lined up beside a kettle. There is red rope art displayed on the wall. It is comfortable and inviting.

Workshop registration now open: Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence

October 3, 2023 — 
Initially offered in 2017, Responding to Disclosures continues to be a valuable workshop designed to help faculty and staff members prepare for a situation in which someone discloses an experience of sexual violence to them.

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Retirement planning sessions offered for faculty and staff

September 7, 2023 — 
Current faculty and staff who are members of the University of Manitoba Pension Plan, and are planning to retire in the next five years, are invited to register for one of three upcoming retirement planning sessions.

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UM flexible work program continues

May 17, 2023 — 
Program materials, application form available on UM Intranet site

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UM staff and faculty: join the celebration; assist with convocation!

April 25, 2023 — 
Seven Convocation ceremonies will be held between Tuesday June 6th and Friday June 9th. Take part in UM students’ special day by signing up to be an usher!

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