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November 22nd, 2018

Talent management and succession planning amplified at U of T with new unit

The University of Toronto’s Division of HR & Equity is introducing a new Talent Management unit to support all aspects of talent acquisition, talent management and succession planning for administrative staff – the first unit of its kind at the University. November 22, 2018 The new unit will subsume UTemp (the University of Toronto’s temporary … Read More

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November 21st, 2018

A request from Scott Mabury: Please give to the United Way

Scott Mabury Professor, Environmental Chemistry Vice-President, University Operations University of Toronto Some of you might know that I have a farm east of the city in Northumberland County that provides some balance to the hurly-burly life here at UofT in the City of Toronto. A significant component of life as a crop farmer, even a … Read More

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September 12th, 2018

Update on the University Pension Plan Ontario (UPP)

September 12, 2018 We want to update you on the work that is continuing on a new jointly sponsored pension plan (JSPP) for the university sector; the University Pension Plan Ontario (UPP). The University of Toronto, Queen’s University and the University of Guelph, together with their faculty associations, the United Steelworkers (USW), and representatives of … Read More

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September 12th, 2018

Who is U of T? What a combined 65 years of service looks like

This fall, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Division of the Vice-President & Provost, Catherine Gagne, and her husband, Engineering Professor Jim Wallace, will each receive the University of Toronto (U of T) Long Service Award, for 25 and 40 years of service respectively. A look into their combined 65 years reveals much of … Read More

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June 25th, 2018

2018 Compensation & Benefit Update for PM 6-11

Date June 25, 2018 To: Professional & Managerial 6 – 11 Staff From: Erin Jackson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Division of HR & Equity Re: 2018 Compensation & Benefit Update for PM 6-11 Further to the Vice-President, HR & Equity message of April 16, 2018 on the launch of the Performance Assessment Process, I am pleased … Read More

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June 25th, 2018

2018 Compensation & Benefit Update for Confidential, PM1-5, AP and RA / SRA staff

Date June 25, 2018 To: Confidential Staff; Professional & Managerial staff; Advancement Professionals; Research Associates & Senior Research Associates From: Erin Jackson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Division of HR & Equity Re: 2018 Compensation & Benefit Update for Confidential, PM1-5, AP and RA / SRA staff Further to the Vice-President, HR & Equity message of April … Read More

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June 15th, 2018

Staff Announcement – Pari Tsoukalas

Hello all, I’m very pleased to announce that Pari Tsoukalas has joined the OISE HR team in the position of HR Assistant, effective June 4, 2018. Pari joins us from the University of Toronto Libraries HR team where she held the position of HR administrator and brings with her a range of HR experience including … Read More

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June 8th, 2018

USW General Membership Meeting – June 21, 2018

Date June 8, 2018 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs; Professional & Managerial Staff From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Re: USW General Membership Meeting – June 21, 2018 I am writing to inform you that the United Steelworkers Local 1998 is holding a General Membership Meeting requiring release time for June … Read More

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June 8th, 2018

Staff Announcement – Barb Movrin

June 8, 2018 To:       Divisional HR Offices; Division of HR & Equity From:  Erin Jackson, Chief HR Officer Re:      Staff Announcement – Barb Movrin Hi everyone, I am very pleased to announce that Barb Movrin has accepted the permanent position of Director, Compensation. Barb has held the role of Interim Director, Compensation for the past … Read More

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June 8th, 2018

Staff Announcement: HR Advisor

Date: June 8, 2018 To: Division of HR & Equity; Divisional HR Offices From: Melanie Wright, Senior HR Consultant & Project Specialist Re: Staff Announcement: HR Advisor   I am pleased to announce that Magdalena Rydzy will be joining the HR Strategic Initiatives team in the role of HR Advisor, Projects on Monday, June 11. … Read More

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June 7th, 2018

Staff Announcement: Senior Recruitment Specialist (Integrated Recruitment)

Date: June 7, 2018 To: Division of HR & Equity; Divisional HR Offices From: Cherilyn Nobleza, Director, HR Strategic Initiatives and Georgina Karadimas, Director, Human Resources Services Re: Staff Announcement: Senior Recruitment Specialist (Integrated Recruitment)   We are pleased to announce that Erica Gooyers is transitioning to the Integrated Recruitment team in the role of Senior … Read More

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June 5th, 2018

Introduction of the Fitness for Work Guidelines

Date June 5, 2018 To: Employees at the University of Toronto From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Re: Introduction of the Fitness for Work Guidelines Background: The federal government is preparing to legalize recreational cannabis in the very near future. Ontario has already passed a law that clarifies that once recreational cannabis is … Read More

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June 4th, 2018

Call for Nominations: 2018 Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidential Staff Award

Date June 4, 2018 To: All Staff in the Divisions of the President; Vice-President & Provost; Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidential Portfolios and the Office of Governing Council From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity, Committee Chair Re: Call for Nominations: 2018 Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidential Staff Award I am pleased to announce that nominations are now … Read More

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June 1st, 2018

Ontario Provincial Election – June 7, 2018

Date: May 31, 2018 To: Divisional HR Offices; Chief Administrative Officers From: Erin Jackson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Division of HR & Equity Re: Ontario Provincial Election – June 7, 2018 In the forthcoming Ontario Provincial Election on Thursday, June 07, 2018, voting hours will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Please ensure throughout … Read More

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May 31st, 2018

Enhancing Career Development: changes to ODLC structure/organization and leadership

Over the next year, the ODLC will undergo an organizational transformation to better help U of T employees fulfil their career potential. This transformation is informed by internal and external reviews of the Organizational Development & Learning Centre (ODLC) that have been conducted over the past two years. The resulting report, published in late 2017, … Read More

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May 31st, 2018

Changes to the HR & Equity Communications Team

Date: May 25, 2018 To: Staff at the University of Toronto From: Erin Jackson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Division of HR & Equity Re: Changes to the HR & Equity Communications Team Hi everyone, I’m writing to announce the final changes to the HR & Equity Communications team. As you may know, over the past … Read More

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May 31st, 2018

2017-2018 Excellence Through Innovation Award Program: Call for Nominations

Date: May 31, 2018 To: Staff at the University of Toronto From: Fady Makar, Employee Recognition & Engagement Manager Re: 2017-2018 Excellence Through Innovation Award Program: Call for Nominations   The 2017- 2018 Excellence Through Innovation Award is an opportunity to recognize our colleagues for their innovative contributions to the University. I’m pleased to announce … Read More

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May 25th, 2018

Staff Announcement: HR Internal Communications & Change Advisor

Date: May 25, 2018 To: Division of HR & Equity; Divisional HR Offices From: Hayley Fuller, Communications & Change Manager Re: HR Internal Communications & Change Advisor   Hi everyone, I am very pleased to announce that Alex DiGioseffo has joined the HR Communications & Change team in the new role of Communications & Change … Read More

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May 23rd, 2018

Holiday Schedule 2018-19 and 2019-20

Date: May 23, 2018 To: All Faculty & Staff From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost CC: HR Divisional Offices Re: Holiday Schedule 2018-19 and 2019-20 In planning the University’s holiday schedule, we make every effort to provide a two-week closure in December, knowing how all of us appreciate … Read More

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May 15th, 2018

For action: Launch of 2018 Annual Performance Assessment Process for Advancement Professionals

Date: May 15, 2018 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs (via Provost’s Digest); Advancement Professionals From: Barb Movrin, Interim Director, Compensation, Human Resources & Equity Re: For action: Launch of 2018 Annual Performance Assessment Process for Advancement Professionals Further to Kelly Hannah- Moffat’s message of April 16, 2018, the annual performance assessment process begins … Read More

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