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  • Welcome to Spoke! - New HR Tool for UA

    September 03, 2019

    At the University of Alaska, we value using new, innovative tools that enable each and every one of us to work better together. This is why we are so excited to launch Spoke, a simpler, smarter way to manage requests for the Human Resources team. Spoke is an additional way for you to easily get in contact with us!
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  • EAP Sessions for Faculty and Staff

    August 23, 2019

    During this critical time for the university, Deer Oaks Employee Assistance will be hosting a series of trainings both onsite and via webinar to provide tools and guidance on how to deal with all of the upcoming changes in a healthy manner. It is essential that we are armed with self-awareness and personal strategies to maintain positive emotional wellness and optimal mental health. Download the PDF here.
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  • Show your support for UA by using your tuition waiver benefits

    August 17, 2019

    You can show your support for the University of Alaska by taking courses for personal enrichment or to advance your career. At this time, there are no changes to the tuition waiver for eligible university employees or their dependents.
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  • Annual Leave Cash-In

    August 17, 2019

    Many employees have been wondering about how budget cuts affect the Annual Leave Cash-In program. At this time, there are no changes to the program.
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  • Financial Exigency Update as of August 9th

    August 09, 2019

    Dear University Staff, Human Resources (HR) is receiving many questions on the impact of the Board of Regents' vote to move into financial exigency regarding employee benefits. Below are the critical concerns clarified.
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  • Information on the FY2020 budget

    July 19, 2019

    Find resources and communications regarding the ongoing FY2020 budget process.
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  • CHRO Message Re Financial Exigency

    July 19, 2019

    We face unprecedented reductions and significant changes at the university. I want to assure you that even in the event of a declaration of financial exigency, regular employees remain eligible for advance notice of changes in employment.
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  • Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides no-cost counseling, referral and consultation services

    July 09, 2019

    Please remember to take care of yourself during these difficult times. Our employee assistance program provider, Deer Oaks, offers a wide variety of counseling, referral and consultation services.
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  • July 8 HR Transition Update

    July 09, 2019

    The new HR organization chart is now available on the UA HR Transition website. The new organization will start on September 15, 2019. Until then, please continue to route requests, questions, paperwork, etc. to your HR office and consultants as you have in the past.
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  • Human Resources redesign update

    June 20, 2019

    On June 6th, the search committee for the Chief Human Resources Officer direct reports selected two candidates for director positions.
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