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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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People practicing yoga outside

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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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Administration Building - July 2019

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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.

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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Fort Garry campus, looking along the pedway with Engineering and Admin buildings in sight.

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 campus in the fall.

A message to the UM community, especially caregivers

May 12, 2021 — 
We are supportive of reprioritizing and/or reassigning duties that allow the greatest amount of flexibility possible to support home learning goals

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The entire U of M community benefits from better accessibility.

‘We’re proud of the steps UM is taking to create an inclusive and accessible environment’

April 21, 2021 — 
Under the province’s accessible employment standard, employees must complete required training by May 1

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A group of UM faculty and staff in UCentre, pre-COVID

Community of Practice for equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI)

April 21, 2021 — 
'Our vision is to bring together UM employees and students to form a community of practice around EDI on campus.'

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Actions to dismantle racism

March 23, 2021 — 
A new workshop examines the nature of systemic racism and how we can take anti-racist actions in our UM community and beyond

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