Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Voluntary Severance Program (VSP) for Continuing Academic Staff

The U of A is offering a Voluntary Severance Program (VSP) to all continuing academic staff appointed under the Faculty, Faculty Service Officer, Librarian, or Administrative and Professional Officer Agreements. The deadline for applications is Monday, September 16, 2013. Please review the Retirement Options for Continuing Academic Staff to assist you with your decision. For more information or to view upcoming dates for information sessions or financial planning sessions please visit the VSP website at www.hrs.ualberta.ca/VSP.

Voluntary Severance Program (VSP) for Continuing Academic Staff

Yesterday, Continuing Academic Staff received an email about the Voluntary Severance Program (VSP).  For more information or to view upcoming dates for information sessions or financial planning sessions please direct staff to www.hrs.ualberta.ca/VSP. 

Fall/Winter Hours Begin Sept 1

The University of Alberta will move to Fall/Winter hours on September 1, 2013. 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. If you have questions regarding this message please phone Human Resource Services at 780-492-4555.

Updating Links in Appointment Letters

When preparing an Appointment Letter and Supplementary Conditions (if applicable) for new academic staff in continuing positions, please ensure that the most up-to-date link is included for the Moving Expenses and Relocation Benefits for Academic Staff Members Procedure found in UAPPOL. In some cases new hires are being directed to a broken link because it is an old web address which is no longer available.

Payroll Updates

Payroll Operations would like to inform you of the minimum wage increase on September 1, 2013 and direct you to the Payroll Checklist for Employee Appointments to support you as you prepare for hiring this September.