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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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  • NurseLine offers free health care information and support

    August 02, 2019

    Need healthcare advice? Premera's NurseLine is available anytime of the day or night. NurseLine can help when you need advice on whether a health issue warrants a trip to the emergency room or if it can wait until morning. Nurses will listen to your concerns, answer your questions and offer advice about many health-related topics.
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  • Therapy as close as your phone

    August 02, 2019

    Sometimes navigating life's ups and downs doesn't fit into office hours. Now, you don't have to wait for an appointment to speak to a caring therapist or psychiatrist.
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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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  • Life can be hectic, the Employee Assistance Program can help

    June 20, 2019

    University employees juggle their careers, parenting, personal commitments, household responsibilities, and other tasks that make life demanding. To help ease daily living stresses, the University of Alaska offers a comprehensive suite of work/life services as part of its Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) solution.
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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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  • UA Compensation Review

    June 20, 2019

    UA Human Resources has completed the total compensation study. As part of the compensation study, market salary data was compiled for staff, faculty, and executives. Letters were being mailed out to individuals on Monday, 6/17/19. The letters provide employees with their position specific market median comparison. Also included is the methodology for both compensation and benefits comparisons.
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