News for Employees

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Minimum Wage Changes October 1, 2020

The minimum wage rates in Ontario are increasing on October 1, 2020 as summarized in the following table:

Minimum wage rate

Current wage rate

Effective October 1, 2020

General minimum wage – applies to most employees

$14.00 per hour

$14.25 per hour

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Reminder about staff vacation carryover

REMINDER: Vacation credits greater than 10 days will automatically be carried over in Workday until August 31, 2020.  Please refer to the memo released about Staff vacation carryover on April 29, 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Lunch and Learn Sessions presented by Homewood Health

Homewood Health is coming to campus to host a lunch and learn session for employees who are interested in learning more about the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP). Topics to be covered include:

Friday, January 31, 2020

Coronavirus updates

You can get the most current information from the University’s new coronavirus website, which contains public health information and other useful links.

 Previous updates are available on the Campus Wellness website. We have posted updates on:

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

University issues coronavirus second update

"I want to provide a further update on how the University is monitoring the ongoing coronavirus situation, share some important public health reminders as well as a summary of some common questions we are hearing," says a memo by Sandra Banks, vice-president, university relations, which was circulated to the University community yesterday. "A team of stakeholders from across campus meets regularly to monitor and respond to the current situation and we will continue to issue communication to keep the campus community aware of the latest developments.