Thursday, 13 April 2017

Processing Overload Teaching

Full-time faculty or full-time Contract Academic Staff: Teaching (CAST) members who teach additional courses on top of their regular responsibilities must be paid for the overload teaching as a salary supplement instead of creating a separate CAST contract. The salary supplement must be used regardless of whether or not the overload teaching occurs in their home department.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Hiring Process for Special Sessions Courses

A reminder that the hiring process for Special Sessions courses is managed separately from the process for funding reimbursement. Departments must hire employees to teach Special Sessions courses in the same way they would hire these individuals for regular fall and winter terms. Please see the Hiring for Special Sessions Courses webpage for further details. Please contact with any questions.

Monday, 10 April 2017

Excellence in Leadership and Excellence in Learning Support Awards

Nominations are open for the Excellence in Leadership and Excellence in Learning Support Awards. The university is fortunate to have dedicated faculty and staff who regularly make valuable contributions to our vibrant and supportive learning environment and both awards are a great opportunity to recognize these outstanding colleagues and team members. Nominations for the awards close May 31st and April 30th respectively. Please visit the Recognition Programs web page to learn more about these awards and download the nomination forms. Award recipients will be formally recognized at Celebrate! in the fall.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Processing Salary & Benefit Adjustments During 2017 Year-end

Fiscal year-end posting deadlines will affect how Salary and Benefits Adjustments are processed. Adjustments completed between April 1-6, 2017 will be posted to the previous fiscal year. Transactions for the new fiscal year cannot be processed until after April 6, 2017.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Use Updated Pay Schedules

In February, pay schedules for the entire year were updated to accommodate unforeseen shortened payroll processing times and the year end schedule. To prevent missing upcoming pay deadlines, please ensure you are using the updated schedules, found on the Pay Administration webpage.

Monday, 20 March 2017

Academic Teaching Staff Agreement Information Session

Faculty & Staff Relations and Employment Services, HRS will be holding information sessions on March 30 and April 13 regarding the new Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement, which will be replacing the current Contract Academic Staff: Teaching Agreement. These sessions will give an overview of the new agreement, and provide the opportunity to ask questions and give feedback.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Interim Staffing Solutions

Interim Staffing Solutions (ISS) provides the campus with a qualified pool of employees to meet your temporary staffing needs.  We hire administrative employees of all skill levels ready to take on a variety of roles.  As you require coverage for vacations, illness leaves, sudden resignations, peak periods, or special projects, please consider ISS.  For more information, please visit the Client Information webpage or send your inquiry to

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Update on eForms

The PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 upgrade project team has been working hard to complete the first round of testing of the new eForms, but ran into a number of issues. This resulted in delayed redeployment of eForms. In response, the team has changed its approach and refocused resources to allow them to make better progress. A revised schedule for eForms has now been developed; the new go live date is Tuesday, May 23, 2017.