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HR & Equity Memos

July 13th, 2018

Launch of the HR & Equity Annual Awards of Distinction

Date July 13, 2018 To: Division of HR & Equity; Divisional HR Offices From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice President, Human Resources & Equity Re: Launch of the HR & Equity Annual Awards of Distinction I am pleased to announce the launch of the HR & Equity Annual Awards of Distinction to acknowledge and celebrate exceptional contributions … Read More

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July 13th, 2018

Updates on central automation for ATB increase

Date July 9, 2018 To: Business Officers (via the AMS listserv); Divisional HR Offices From: HRIS Support Team, Division of Human Resources & Equity Re: For information and action: Updates on central automation for ATB increase Further to the June 25 message regarding the across-the-board (ATB) increase for the PM / Confidential / RA/SRA and … Read More

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July 6th, 2018

Expansion of Biometric Requirements for Entry to Canada

Date July 5, 2018 To: Divisional HR Offices Business Officers (via the AMS Listserv) From: Cherilyn Nobleza, Director, HR Strategic Initiatives Kate Enros, Associate Director, Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Re: Expansion of Biometric Requirements for Entry to Canada Please be advised that biometric requirements (fingerprints and photographs) for entry to Canada … 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 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 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

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 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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May 15th, 2018

For action: Launch of 2018 Annual Performance Assessment Process for Research Associates (Limited Term)/Senior Research Associates

Date: May 15, 2018 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs (via Provost’s Digest); Research Associates (Limited Term) / Senior Research Associates From: Barb Movrin, Interim Director, Compensation, Human Resources & Equity Re: For action: Launch of 2018 Annual Performance Assessment Process for Research Associates (Limited Term)/Senior Research Associates Further to Kelly Hannah- Moffat’s message … Read More

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May 11th, 2018

For action: Launch of 2018 Annual Performance Assessment Process for Confidential & PM Staff

Date: April 19, 2018 To: Professional & Managerial Staff; Confidential Staff From: Barb Movrin, Interim Director, Compensation, Human Resources & Equity Re: For action: Launch of 2018 Annual Performance Assessment Process for Confidential & PM Staff Further to Kelly Hannah- Moffat’s message of April 16, 2018, the annual performance assessment process starts today for Confidential … Read More

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May 1st, 2018

Revised salary structure for Professional / Managerial and Confidential Staff

Date: May 1, 2018 To: Professional & Managerial Staff; Confidential From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Re: Revised salary structure for Professional / Managerial and Confidential Staff Background In 2016, the University initiated a review of the compensation structures for Professional/Managerial and Confidential staff to ensure that senior administrative staff have continued opportunities … Read More

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April 26th, 2018

Agreement ratified between U of T and Unifor, Local 2003

Date: April 20, 2018 To: Professional & Managerial Staff From: Alex Brat, Executive Director, Labour Relations Re: USW Local 1998 Special Release-time Pension Meeting – All Campuses I am pleased to announce that the agreement between the University and Unifor, Local 2003 reached on Friday, April 20th has now been ratified by employees in the bargaining unit.  … Read More

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April 24th, 2018

Benefit Plan Changes and Early Retirement Bridge Benefit Program

Date April 24, 2018 To: Professional & Managerial Staff (PM 1 – 5); Confidential Staff; Research Associates and Senior Research Associates From: Erin Jackson, Chief HR Officer, Division of HR & Equity Re: Benefit Plan Changes and Early Retirement Bridge Benefit Program I am pleased to advise you about benefit plan changes recently approved by … Read More

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April 20th, 2018

USW Local 1998 Special Release-time Pension Meeting – All Campuses

Date: April 20, 2018 To: Professional & Managerial Staff From: Alex Brat, Executive Director, Labour Relations Re: USW Local 1998 Special Release-time Pension Meeting – All Campuses I am writing to inform you that USW Local 1998 has scheduled a union meeting requiring release time for members of the USW Staff Appointed bargaining unit on … Read More

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April 18th, 2018

Agreement ratified between U of T and CUPE Local 3261 – 89 Chestnut Street unit

Date: April 18, 2018 To: HR Divisional Offices; Division of HR & Equity From: Kelly Hannah-MOffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Re: Agreement ratified between U of T and CUPE Local 3261 – 89 Chestnut Street unit I am pleased to announce that the first collective agreement between the University and CUPE Local 3261 – 89 Chestnut … Read More

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April 16th, 2018

Updating Vacation Records on HRIS Prior to April Pay Close on April 23

Date: April 16, 2018 To: Business Officers (via the AMS Listserv) From: Erin Jackson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Division of HR & Equity Re: Action Required: Updating Vacation Records on HRIS Prior to April Pay Close on April 23 Please ensure that vacation records are up to date in HRIS before pay close for April. … Read More

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