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June 29th, 2015

(2014-2015 HR#52) Agreement ratified between University of Toronto and UNITE HERE Local 75

HR #52, 2014 – 2015 U of T Community Date: June 29, 2015 From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Cc: HR Divisional Offices; The Bulletin Re: Agreement ratified between University of Toronto and UNITE HERE Local 75 The University of Toronto is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement reached between the University … Read More

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June 26th, 2015

‘Speaking Up’ Survey Results: Five Areas of Focus

Thank You for Speaking Up! Feedback provided by employees during the ‘Speaking Up’ Faculty & Staff Experience Survey showed commonality on a number of fronts, highlighting areas where the University is doing well and other areas where further development is needed. Five Focus Areas In the coming months, this series will feature five areas identified … Read More

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June 26th, 2015

The Pan Am & Parapan Am Games are coming; Information you need to know

June 26, 2015 The Pan Am & Parapan Am Games will be taking place at the University of Toronto St. George campus and at the University of Toronto Scarborough beginning Thursday July 9, 2015 through to Friday August 10, 2015. The campuses will remain open during the Games, but check below to find updates on … Read More

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June 25th, 2015

Sky Gardens and serving the community: Off the clock with Colin Anderson

Colin Anderson, Communications & Student Programs, Civil Engineering Colin has worked at the University of Toronto (U of T)  for seven years. What do you do off the clock? I am an auxiliary sergeant with the Toronto Police Service (TPS). I am also the University’s staff-side manager of the U of T Sky Garden Project. What do … Read More

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June 19th, 2015

(2014-2015 HR#51) Compensation Update for Confidential, PM, AP and RA / SRA Staff

HR#51, 2015 – 2016 Date: June 19, 2015 To: Confidential Staff; Professional & Managerial Staff; Advancement Professionals; Research Associates and Senior Research Associates From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Cc: HR Divisional Offices Re: Compensation Update for Confidential, PM, AP and RA / SRA Staff Further to my message of May 7, 2015, … Read More

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June 12th, 2015

Benefit changes and Benefit plan premiums for the 2015-2016 plan year (CUPE Local 3261 Full-Time & Part-Time)

Date: June 12, 2015 To: Colleagues who are members of UNITE HERE, Local 75 From: Steve Dyce, Director, Benefits & Pension, Division of Human Resources & Equity cc: HR Divisional Offices Re: Benefit changes and Benefit plan premiums for the 2015-2016 plan year (CUPE Local 3261 Full-Time & Part-Time) Changes recently negotiated to add coverage … Read More

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June 12th, 2015

U of T Staffer Brings Sunshine to a Rainy Day

This is a story about U of T staffer, Jermaine Poyser, and how a little kindness can have a big impact on someone’s day. “…this gesture of human kindness, generosity, compassion, attentiveness is rare and beautiful and I want him to know that it was appreciated.” It was Monday, June 8th, and the early morning … Read More

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June 12th, 2015

Benefit changes & Benefit plan premiums for the 2015 to 2016 plan year (United Steel Workers, Local 1998)

Date: June 12, 2015 To: Colleagues who are members of CUPE Local 3261 (Full-time & Part-time) From: Steve Dyce, Director, Benefits & Pension, Division of Human Resources & Equity CC: HR Divisional Offices Re: Benefit changes & Benefit plan premiums for the 2015 to 2016 plan year (CUPE Local 3261, Full-time & Part-time) Changes recently negotiated to add … Read More

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June 11th, 2015

Employee community consultations: How to get involved

June 11, 2015 The University of Toronto has a range of policies and resources to address sexual violence. On campus, the prevention of, and response to, sexual violence poses a number of special challenges. While the response to criminal conduct remains the primary domain of municipal police, there is much that the University can and … Read More

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June 11th, 2015

Launch of www.safety.utoronto.ca: New site brings together U of T safety programs and resources

June 11, 2015 Several offices recently joined together to create http://www.safety.utoronto.ca/, a website that acts as the first door to other resources and services, both on and off-campus. The site provides student, staff and faculty with information on a number of tri-campus resources relating to safety programs and services, as well as emergency resources for … Read More

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June 10th, 2015

Updates to the Employment Standards Act (2000) that affect you

Date: June 10, 2015 To: All University of Toronto Employees From: Erin Jackson, Executive Director, Integrated HR (iHR) Re: Updates to the Employment Standards Act (2000) that affect you In Ontario, the Employment Standards Act (2000) sets minimum standards in respect of various terms of employment. The Employment Standards Act (ESA) was recently amended to … Read More

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June 3rd, 2015

The 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games: An Update for Faculty & Staff

Date: June 3, 2015 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs; Professional & Managerial Staff From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity; Bruce Kidd, Vice-President & Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough; Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations CC: HR Divisional Offices; The Bulletins Re: The 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games: An Update for … Read More

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May 27th, 2015

Joint Membership Plan Reminder

May 27, 2015 About the Plan The Joint Membership Plan offers a discounted, combined membership fee for three University of Toronto facilties: Athletic Centre, Faculty Club, and Hart House. How to Join To join the Joint Membership plan, please contact your HR Divisional Office Representative and ask for the Joint Membership Application Form. How to … Read More

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May 27th, 2015

Celebrating the 2015 Long Service Award Recipients

On May 26, 2015, 366 members of the University of Toronto (U of T) community received a Long Service Award, celebrating appointed staff, faculty and librarians for their commitment to the University through 25, 35, and 40 years of continuous service. In the group being honoured: 215 individuals who have given 25 years of continuous service 110 individuals … Read More

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May 27th, 2015

2014 Annual Reports for HR & Equity and Employment Equity now available online

May 27, 2015 The 2014 Annual Reports for Human Resources & Equity and Employment Equity are now available online. Please contact hrandequity@utoronto.ca if you have any questions and comments.

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May 26th, 2015

(2014-2015 HR#50) For action: Launch of 2015 Annual Performance Assessment Process

HR #50, 2014 – 2015 Date: May 26, 2015 To:  Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs; Professional & Managerial Staff; Confidential Staff; Advancement Professionals; Cc: HR Divisional Offices From: Deborah Ovsenny, Executive Director, Total Rewards, Human Resources & Equity Cc: HR Divisional Offices Re: For action: Launch of 2015 Annual Performance Assessment Process Further to … Read More

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May 26th, 2015

Join U of T team in the 20th Annual Pride & Remembrance Run on Saturday, June 27

May 26, 2015 2015 Pride Run: Date, Time, and Location Saturday, June 27, 2015 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Meet at the corner of Church and Wellesley streets Spring is in the air and that means that Pride celebrations are just around the corner! Once again this year, the U of T Pride and Remembrance Run Team will hit … Read More

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May 20th, 2015

(2014-2015 HR#49) CUPE 3902 Unit 1: Important Update

HR#49, 2014 – 2015 Date: May 20, 2015 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs; Professional & Managerial Staff; Confidential Staff From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Cc: HR Divisional Offices Re: CUPE 3902 Unit 1: Important Update The University and CUPE 3902 Unit 1 have agreed that we will proceed with the … Read More

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May 15th, 2015

Employee engagement survey – high level results released

May 15, 2015 Results from the latest Speaking Up Employee Experience Survey indicate that staff and faculty are proud to work at the University of Toronto (U of T) and that the majority would recommend U of T as a good place to work: 88% of employees indicated that they “feel proud” to work at U … Read More

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May 14th, 2015

(2014-2015 HR#48) Holiday Schedule 2015-16 and 2016-17

Date: May 14, 2015 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs; Professional & Managerial Staff; Confidential Staff From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity; Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Re: Holiday Schedule 2015-16 and 2016-17 Please distribute to all faculty and staff. In planning the University’s holiday schedule, we make every effort to provide … Read More

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