Thursday, 23 August 2012

Fall/Winter Hours

The University of Alberta will move to Fall/Winter hours on September 1, 2012. Employees with a regularly scheduled workday of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. will revert to 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Academic Staff: Professional Expense Reimbursement Update

The PeopleSoft Financials 9.1 upgrade has changed the process for submitting Professional Expense Reimbursement (PER) claims. The revised instructions for submitting a PER Claim are available on Human Resource Services (HRS) website. If you have any questions, please e-mail the Professional Expense Reimbursement Program at or call 492-4679.

Friday, 10 August 2012

Payroll Updates

Payroll Operations has several important reminders to share as you prepare for hiring and rehiring this September.

Support Staff: HRDF Funding Allocation and Borrowing Changes

Recent negotiations have resulted in changes to the way the Human Resources Development Fund is administered. Important changes have been made to the allocation of funding and terms for borrowing.

Immigration: Work Permit Processing Times Increased

Government immigration services have been reduced resulting in some significantly increased waiting times for visas and work permits.

Academic Staff: Tenure and Promotion

The tenure and promotion of faculty makes July 1st a busy time for many departments. Updating the find a person directory to reflect these changes is a task that is easy to overlook. If you haven’t already done so, please contact your department telecom contact to notify them of the necessary changes that need to take place.

Friday, 3 August 2012

Academic Staff: PER Program Claim Submission Changes

Because of changes in the Professional Expense Reimbursement program claim submission procedure, the PER Administrator in HRS will not action claims received after 12 noon on Friday, August 10, 2012.

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Support Staff: Salary Increase Payment Timeline

The 2% salary increase negotiated in the 2012-15 NASA settlement will be applied to NASA pay scales for the August 10, 2012 pay date. This increase will cover the July 16 - July 31, 2012 pay period.