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Checking-in on your mental health

March 15, 2022 — 
It is important to check in with ourselves and with those around us in regard to mental health.

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Interns from previous Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program

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Indigenous students invited to apply for summer internships

March 4, 2022 — 
The internship program is an exciting opportunity for Indigenous students to access unique career-related experiences in their field of study.

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UM admin building and sunrise

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UM Anniversary Awards 2021

February 10, 2022 — 
Due to COVID-19, UM was unable to host the in-person annual events to recognize the 766 employees celebrating 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 years of service.

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Interns from previous Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program

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Faculties and units can participate in the 2022 Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program

February 4, 2022 — 
The program will run for a total of 16 weeks, commencing May 9. Interns will work 35 hours per week in their respective internship.

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UM admin building and sunrise

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Vacation Purchase Plan (VPP) available for 2022/2023

February 2, 2022 — 
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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Administration Building

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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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