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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

HR updates to support the launch of Unit4

Changes to HR forms

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

myHRinfo unavailable

Update: This outage was resolved at 9:55 pm on March 28th. 

myHRinfo is currently unavailable to all users. Technical teams are further investigating the issue.

More information will be shared as it's available. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

iCIMS service issues

The University's recruiting platform iCIMS is currently experiencing service issues that may impact Hiring Managers in being able to access applicants and perform hiring actions. 

iCIMS has acknowledged this issue and is actively working with their hosting partner to restore service to optimal levels and will be providing updates as they become available.  

Update: This issue was resolved at 6:15 pm on February 28th, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

2016 T4/T4A tax slips are now available on-line through myHRinfo

2016 T4/T4A tax slips are now available on-line through myHRinfo. Paper copies will be mailed out to those employees who did not give consent to view their forms on-line.

More information on how to check your consent status, give consent, and access your year-end slips on-line can be found on the HR website under Support for employees>Payroll>Payroll self-service>Year-end slips (T4/T4A).

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A new Workday is coming to Waterloo

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.

Friday, January 13, 2017

An update on accessibility at Waterloo

by Kenton Needham, Director of Human Resources

Monday, January 9, 2017

Staff Performance Appraisals for 2016: Due March 17, 2017

The start of the performance appraisal process is underway and listed below are the key dates for 2017:

Performance Appraisal Timeline:

January 23, 2017

Memo to all staff highlighting process for 2016 Annual Performance Appraisals

February 2017*

Staff and Managers meet to discuss performance and review the performance appraisal form

Deadline: March 17, 2017

Friday, December 23, 2016

Benefit Plan Maxima Changes Effective January 1st, 2017

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:

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Launch of New Pension System: Ariel

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.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

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

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.

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