Friday, January 10, 2020

Proposed changes to the University of Waterloo pension plan

Sent to all employees by Pension and Benefit Committee:

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Sweet deal for this beekeeper

Staff Enhancement Grant Report: Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop

by Kathy Becker

(July 14, 2019)

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Win 1 of 5 LG TVs from GoodLife

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UWSA has invested in members! You are eligible for preferred membership rates. 

All new members who join our GoodLife membership program will be entered to win one of five 50” LGTVs (value approx. $799 each). There are 5 chances to win! Bonus: Everyone who joins receives a FREE gym bag. 

Contest deadline: November 30, 2019. 

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Chris Glover, the NDP Critic for Colleges and Universities meets campus leaders

Challenging times

Chris Glover, the NDP Critic for Colleges and Universities conducted a campus tour on Tuesday, November 12th.  He met with administrators, faculty, staff and students to discuss the recent funding changes and other challenges and opportunities at UW.

Shown in the photo from left: 

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The UWSA Election Results 2019

The UWSA Election Results 2019

The UWSA Board consists of nine (9) directors, some of whom hold the position of President, Past-President, President-Elect, Secretary, or Treasurer.  Annually the President-Elect and two directors are elected to serve three-year terms.  Joe Allen, UWSA Chief Returning Officer, gave his report at the UWSA Annual General Meeting on Thursday October 31st.  The following candidates were successful in their bids for election.

Kathy Becker, President-Elect.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Bill 124 passes

November 7, 2019 News Release

Legislation allows for reasonable wage increases in the public sector, while protecting vital services and fiscal sustainability

Friday, November 1, 2019

Member sale at Columbia Sportswear

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UWSA is exclusively invited to access the Columbia Sportswear Employee store in London from November 1st - 24th only! 

WHAT THE EMPLOYEE STORE HAS TO OFFER:  

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

UW earns Gold in Excellence

The University attains Gold in Excellence Canada’s Excellence, Innovation and Wellness Standard

(Oct 29) A note to UWSA President Rose Vogt from HR Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost, HR

On behalf of Marilyn, Nancy and I are pleased to share that the University has attained Gold in Excellence Canada’s Excellence, Innovation and Wellness Standard.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Benefits survey ends Oct. 28

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A notice from Human Resources was sent to all staff on October 11, 2019 regarding a Benefits Survey.

Please take 15 minutes and fill out the survey by October 28, 2019. 

Monday, September 23, 2019

Self-doubt is self-defeating

How halting self-doubt in its tracks can help you achieve your goals

BILL HOWATT

SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL

PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 18, 2019

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