Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Minor Revisions to Policy 6, Vacation Staff

A message from Human Resources 

Monday, June 20, 2022

Suspending our mask requirement on June 30

A message from Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor and James W. E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Waterloo's new disconnecting from work guideline

A message from James W.E. Rush, Vice President Academic & Provost

In 2021 the Ontario government passed Bill 27, which changed the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and requires employers including the University to prepare and implement a written “policy” for all employees on disconnecting from work.

Friday, May 27, 2022

EFAP Provider Homewood Health launches new service suite

A message from Human Resources:

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

New Pension & Benefits Rates and new Long Term Disability provider, effective May 1, 2022

To: All Employees
From: Human Resources
Date: May 4, 2022
Subject: New Pension and Benefits Rates effective May 1, 2022
Note: This email is for information

What is happening?

Friday, April 1, 2022

Accessibility Progress Report 2021 now available

The Accessibility Committee has published the Mult-Year Accessibility Plan (MYAP): 2021 Progress Report (PDF) for the University of Waterloo community.  This report includes an asses

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Vacation Carry Forward process for 2022

A message from Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost, Human Resources.


Monday, January 31, 2022

Data breach at EFAP provider Homewood Health

A message from Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost, Human Resources.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Modified 2021 Staff Performance Summary form now available

A message from Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost, Human Resources

Monday, January 10, 2022

Benefit Changes Effective January 1, 2022

The Pension & Benefits Committee has reviewed the maxima corresponding with the extended health and dental benefit provisions and approved the following changes effective January 1st, 2022:

Benefit Provision Previous Maxima New Maxima
Extended Health Counsellor (Psychologist/Social Worker/Psychotherapist) $943 $975
All other Paramedical Services/ hearing aids $743 $768
Private duty nursing $22,517 per year 23,271 per year
Out-of-pocket cap $130 single/ $262 family $133 single/ $267 family
Dental Basic Services $2358 $2466
Major Services $3553 $3716
Orthodontia $3533 $3716
Retiree Life Insurance Coverage for eligible employees who retire on or after January 1, 2022 $5700 $5900