News archive - 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

New Pension and Benefits Rates effective May 1, 2021

What is happening?

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

New Community of Practice launched!

The Office of the Associate Provost, Human Resources is excited to announce the successful launch of a University wide Continuous Improvement (CI) and Change Management (CM) Community of Practice. To further develop institutional CI/CM expertise, the CoP aims to provide a supportive space for those seeking to learn more about CI and CM or, those who are already working on similar initiatives.   

Monday, April 12, 2021

Board of Governors Approves Policy 14 revisions

On April 6, 2021, the Board of Governors approved a revised Policy 14: Pregnancy and Parental Leaves (including Adoption), and the Return to Work. Eligible employees who begin one of these leaves on or after this date, have access to the provisions included within the revised Policy.

Friday, March 19, 2021

The Accessibility Advisory Panel is now live!

Woman in a wheelchair at check out purchasing a sweater from the W store

For more information or if you are interested in becoming a member of the panel, please visit the Accessibility Advisory Panel webpage. If you have any questions, please email aoda@uwaterloo.ca.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Important updates to the Homewood EAP mobile application

Homewood EAP has made some important updates to their mobile application which will cause the app to be out of service as the update is uploaded to the Apple and Android app stores. They expect the app to be ready and functioning fully by January 22nd, but in the meantime, the mobile app functionality is available fully on homeweb.ca on desktop, tablet, and mobile browser.