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    Welcome to the FY23 Wellness Program Year

    September 16, 2022

    The FY23 Wellness Program year is officially here! Like last year, you will need to complete the online health risk assessment, a biometric screening, and earn 5 additional points (a total of 7 points) by June 30, 2023 to qualify for the $600 wellness rebate ($1200 if your spouse/FIP completes the requirements as well).
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    2022 Disability Services Conference, Nov. 7-11

    September 16, 2022

    All University of Alaska system staff and faculty are cordially invited to attend the Disability Services Conference, Nov. 7-11, 2022. All sessions will be conducted via Zoom. Two sessions will be offered per day, as well as an open coffee chat with Disability Support Services staff.
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    4 Weeks Left to Make Sure You Qualified for the FY22 Wellness Program Rebate

    September 02, 2022

    Even though the deadline to complete wellness activities to earn points has passed, and the new program year has begun, we want to give you until September 30, 2022 to ensure that all of your points from FY22 have been added properly.
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    Brown Bag Session on Remote Work Sept. 14

    September 02, 2022

    The UA HR team invites you to participate in the expanded monthly Brown Bag Lunch Forum specifically for Supervisors. The hour-long sessions are casual and set aside to discuss any remote work related questions.
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    Family Medical Leave Changes

    August 19, 2022

    Unum is UA's new Family Medical Leave (FML) administrator. Unum provides a dedicated team of highly trained specialists who are experts in FML and state leave laws.
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    August 2022 Human Resources Updates

    August 19, 2022

    Each month Human Resources provides an update on systemwide projects currently in process. The details of these projects are still being worked on and communication will also be sent to those directly impacted prior to the effective date of the change.
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  • 988 suicide and crisis lifeline 24/7 call, text, chat

    Dial 988 to connect to Alaska mental health resources

    August 05, 2022

    The new 988 suicide and crisis hotline went live in Alaska and across the U.S. on July 16. Those in crisis can call or text the number and will be directly connected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
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    A Practical Guide to Remote Work

    August 05, 2022

    This hour long training session provided by UA HR will give employees and supervisors an easy, constructive overview on starting and maintaining effective remote work environments.
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    UA HR Brown Bag Forum sessions for Supervisors

    August 05, 2022

    The UA HR team invites you to participate in the expanded monthly Brown Bag Lunch Forum specifically for Supervisors. The hour-long sessions are casual and set aside to discuss any remote work related questions.
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    Save the date: 2022 Disability Services Conference, Nov. 7-11

    August 05, 2022

    All staff and faculty are cordially invited to attend the Disability Services Conference, November 7-11. Two virtual sessions will be offered per day.
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