A message from Human Resources and Information Systems & Technology
This past fall, HR and IST jointly led a Request for Proposal (RFP) to identify a solution to address the University’s need for a modernized upgrade to the Human Resources Management System (HRMS) and payroll system. Currently, the University’s HRMS technology is supported by PeopleSoft HCM 9.1.
The Pension & Benefits Committee recently reviewed the maxima corresponding with retiree life, extended health, and dental benefit provisions and approved the following changes effective January 1st, 2017:
Human Resources is pleased to announce that the University of Waterloo has implemented a new pension administration system, licensed by Morneau Shepell and called Ariel, effective November 1, 2016. This system was selected through a competitive bidding process and implemented with the approval and oversight of the Pension and Benefits Committee, and demonstrates the University’s long-term commitment to the ongoing management and administration of the pension plan.
As of September 1, 2016, an Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) through Homewood Health is available for eligible active employees and their dependents. To access EFAP, individuals can call 1.800.663.1142 or visit the website www.homeweb.ca.
Full details about the program’s design are available on the EAP website including a recording of one of the recent information sessions that were available to support the program launch.