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HR & Equity Memos

UTSG approval process for putting stakes in the ground

Date: August 15, 2017 To: St. George Campus Community From: Gordon Robins, Director, Utilities & Building Operations Re: Approval process for putting stakes in the ground at the St. George campus As you can appreciate, the grounds of the University of Toronto St. George (UTSG) campus contain a complicated network of buried services such as … Read More

Follow-up to Compensation update for Confidential, PM, AP and RA / SRA staff

Date: July 27, 2017 To: Confidential Staff; Professional & Managerial staff; Advancement Professionals; Research Associates & Senior Research Associates From: Erin Jackson, Chief HR Officer CC: Follow-up to Compensation update for Confidential, PM, AP and RA / SRA staff The annual increase process Further to Kelly Hannah-Moffatt’s compensation message of June 23, 2017, our HR … Read More

2017-18 goal setting process begins for Confidential, PM, AP, and RA staff

Date: July 26, 2017 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs (via Provost’s Digest); Professional & Managerial Staff; Advancement Professionals; Confidential Staff; Research Associates (Limited Term) and Senior Research Associates From: Barb Movrin, Interim Director, Compensation, Division of Human Resources & Equity CC: Divisional HR Offices Re: For action: Launch of 2017–18 goal setting process … Read More

Implementation of salary and benefits agreement for faculty and librarians

Implementation of the Salary and Benefits Agreement for Faculty and Librarians, July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 (PDAD&C #2)  Source: Communications for Academic Administrators website

Faculty & Librarians: Benefit plan update for 2017-18 benefit year

Date: July 14, 2017 To: Faculty members and librarians From: Steve Dyce, Director, Benefits & Pensions, Division of Human Resources & Equity CC: CAO Listserv; Darlene Chow; Renee Brost; and, Sylvie Dawn Brown Re: Message for Faculty & Librarians: Benefit plan update for 2017–18 benefit year Benefit Plan Premiums Effective July 1, 2017, there will … Read More

Update on U.S. Supreme Court ruling on travel restrictions

Update on United States Supreme Court Ruling on Travel Restrictions (PDAD&C #122)

Principles of the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence released (PDAD&C #117)

After a year of diligent work and consultation, the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence has submitted to me its principles to guide sexual violence education and prevention training for students, staff, and faculty on all three University of Toronto campuses….. Read the full memo on these principles Source: Communications for Academic … Read More

CUPE 3902 (Unit 5) salary increases under the renewal collective agreement

Date: June 21, 2017 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs (via the Provost’s Digest); Business Officers (via the AMS Listserv); Divisional HR Offices From: Mikael Swayze, Senior Strategic Partner, Academic Labour Relations & Special Projects, Labour Relations, Division of Human Resources & Equity Re: CUPE 3902 (Unit 5) salary increases under the renewal collective … Read More

Compensation update for Confidential, PM, AP and RA / SRA staff

Date: June 23, 2017 To: Confidential Staff; Professional & Managerial Staff; Advancement Professionals; Research Associates & Senior Research Associates From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity CC: HR Divisional Offices Re: Compensation update for Confidential, PM, AP and RA / SRA staff Compensation changes Further to my message of April 13, 2017, I am … Read More

Agreement ratified between U of T and IBEW (Machinists)

Date: June 1, 2017 To: U of T Community From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity CC: HR Divisional Offices; The Bulletin Brief Re: Agreement ratified between University of Toronto and IBEW (Machinists Unit) The University of Toronto (U of T) is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement reached May 30, 2017, between the … Read More

Agreement ratified between U of T and CUPE 3902, Unit 5 (Postdoctoral Fellows)

Date: June 1, 2017 To: U of T Community From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity CC: HR Divisional Offices; The Bulletin Brief Re: Agreement ratified between University of Toronto and CUPE 3902, Unit 5 (Postdoctoral Fellows) I am very pleased to announce that the tentative agreement reached on May 18, 2017, between the University … Read More

Holiday Schedule 2017–18 and 2018–19

Date: May 24, 2017 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 2017–18 and 2018–19 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

2017 Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidential Staff Award recipients announced

Date: May 18, 2017 From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, HR & Equity, and Chair, Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidential Staff Award Re: Recipients of Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidential Staff Award announced Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce and congratulate this year’s recipients of the Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidential Staff Awards – a program that recognizes outstanding performance in the … Read More

Launch of the 2017 SRA / RA Performance Assessment Process

To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs (via Provost’s Digest); Senior Research Associates & Research Associates (Limited Term) From: Deborah Ovsenny, Executive Director, Total Rewards, Human Resources & Equity CC: HR Divisional Offices Re: For action: Launch of 2017 Annual Performance Assessment Process for Senior Research Associates & Research Associates (Limited Term) Assessments begin May 8, … Read More

Details for the launch the 2017 Performance Assessment Process

Date: April 21, 2017 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs (via Provost’s Digest); Professional & Managerial, Confidential Staff; Advancement Professionals From: Deborah Ovsenny, Executive Director, Total Rewards, Human Resources & Equity CC: Divisional HR Offices Re: Details for the launch of the 2017 Performance Assessment Process Further to Kelly Hannah-Moffat’s message of April 13, 2017, … Read More

Launch of the 2017 Performance Assessment Process

Date: April 13, 2017 To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors & Chairs (via Provost’s Digest); Professional & Managerial, Confidential Staff; Research Associates and Senior Research Associates; Advancement Professionals From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity CC: Divisional HR Offices; The Bulletin Re: Launch of the 2017 Performance Assessment Process Assessments begin April 24, 2017 This is … Read More

US Travel Restrictions (PDAD&C #59)

This has undoubtedly been a very difficult week for our university community. As expressed by President Gertler in his statement on the shooting in Quebec City, our heartfelt condolences go out to the Muslim communities in Québec, across Canada, and here at home in Toronto….

Announcing the Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability (PDAD&C #58)

The University of Toronto community responded with enthusiasm to our recent Call for Nominations – Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability…

Benefit plan changes in effect January 1, 2017

Date: December 8, 2016 To: Colleagues who are members of UNITE HERE, Local 75 From: Steve Dyce, Director, Benefits & Pension, Division of Human Resources & Equity CC: University Operations HR Office Re: Benefit plan changes in effect January 1, 2017 Life Insurance As result of lower claims experience this past year, the life insurance … Read More

Now available in ESS: Your Absence Summary and Vacation Tracker reports

Date: December 1, 2016 To: Research Associates & Senior Research Associates (via the RA listserv) From: Deb Ovsenny, Executive Director, Total Rewards Erin Jackson, Executive Director, iHR CC: AMS Listserv Re: Reminder – Procedure for Cancellation of Classes and/or University Closure Due to Adverse Weather Conditions (PDAD&C #36) Dear colleagues, As you may have heard, … Read More