Thursday, 10 December 2015

Holiday & Winter Closure 2015–16

Human Resource Services would like to remind you that the university will be closed from Friday, December 25, 2015 to Friday, January 1, 2016. The university will resume regular hours on Monday, January 4, 2016. Please visit the Statutory Holidays and Winter Closure webpage for more information on upcoming statutory holidays and winter closure dates.

Statement of Ethical Conduct

HRS has created a new Ethical Conduct section on our website to raise awareness about the statement found on UAPPOL. Sections include Conflict of Interest, Financial Accountability, and Violations and Reporting. Learn how to apply to your everyday activities by visiting

Payroll Updates

Payroll & Benefit Services would like to update you about pay dates for December, pay schedules, and CPP and EI deductions.

Monday, 7 December 2015

T4 Consent – 2016

Reminder, if you have not already consented to receive your tax slips on line, please do so now. It only takes a minute.

1. Log into Bear Tracks at with your CCID and password. If you have trouble logging into Bear Tracks, please contact the IST Helpdesk at 492-9400 or

2. On the Employees menu, click Tax Slip Consent.

3. Click the Grant Consent button. (Note: You only need to do this once and consent will apply to the current and future years.)

Tax Changes

The Federal Basic Tax Amount has been increased from $11,327 to $11,474. The Provincial Basic Tax Amount has been increased from $18,214 to $18,451. If you have non‐basic tax exemptions, please submit an updated 2016 TD1 Personal Tax Credits Form and if necessary, a 2016 TD1 Provincial Tax Credits form from the Canada Revenue Agency website.

Thursday, 3 December 2015

2016 Payroll Schedules & Deadlines

The 2016 Pay Period Schedules have been added to the Pay Administration webpage​. Payroll & Benefit Services has also shared a one-page Semi-Monthly Pay Dates and Monthly Pay Dates on the Pay Information webpage as a printer friendly reference of upcoming pay dates for all staff.

Please contact Michele Boczkowski, Manager​,​ Payroll & Benefits if you have any questions about these dates.