human resources News Archive
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
April 21, 2021 —
Under the province’s accessible employment standard, employees must complete required training by May 1
April 21, 2021 —
'Our vision is to bring together UM employees and students to form a community of practice around EDI on campus.'