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Important Updates to UCR’s COVID-19 Workplace Notification Process

Campus Community: UC Riverside is updating the workplace notification process that is used when COVID-19 cases are reported on the UCR campus. Information about all reported cases will be updated daily on the Campus Return website: https://campusreturn.ucr.edu/dashboards. Signage with QR codes directing to this website will be posted in all buildings. Building-specific information will be...
By Ken Baerenklau, Associate Provost |

Draft Presidential Policy - Abusive Conduct-Bullying in the Workplace

The University of California Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy on Abusive Conduct/Bullying in the Workplace. The proposed policy covers abusive conduct/bullying and retaliation by and against members of the University community in the workplace. The proposed policy includes the following key provisions: The proposed policy affirms the University of...
By UCR Central Human Resources |

UCR 2021-22 Winter Holiday Closure

As in previous years, UC Riverside plans to observe a Winter Holiday Closure during the 2021-2022 holiday season. The UCR campus is scheduled to close beginning Thursday, December 23, 2021, and will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2022. Pursuant to Personnel Policy 2.210: Absence from Work and relevant provisions of our collective bargaining agreements, the...
By UCR Central Human Resources |

Flu vaccination requirement for UC students, faculty and staff issued for 2021-2022

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, the potential confluence of infections from COVID-19 and influenza poses a threat to the health and safety of the UC community and the public at large. The University of California issued a systemwide executive order on Oct. 8, 2021, requiring all covered students, faculty, other academic appointees and staff to...
By UCR Central Human Resources |

Notice to Employees of Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Decision re. Unfair Practice Case No. SF-CE-1300-H

After a hearing in Unfair Practice Case No. SF-CE-1300-H, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees Local 3299; University Professional and Technical Employees, Communication Workers of America, Local 9119 v. Regents of the University of California, in which all parties had the right to participate, it has been found that the Regents of the...
By UCR Employee and Labor Relations |

Update – UCR Vaccination Policy

As previously communicated, faculty and staff must submit their proof of vaccination or request for an exemption/deferral by August 16, 2021 via the Employee Vaccine Tracking. Since the announcement of the UCR vaccination policy, the Campus COVID Management Team has been responding to questions regarding the following: Sedgwick, the third-party administrator selected to support the...
By Central Human Resources |

Staff Employees Strongly Support Flexible Work Options in Survey

UC Riverside staff members indicated strong support for continued remote or hybrid work options in a recent survey of work preferences. About 93% of respondents favored remote/hybrid work options while 74% of supervisors believe that staff members can work well in a remote or hybrid option, according to the results. The survey was sent to...

Face Coverings While Indoors

On July 27, 2021, the CDC and CDPH issued new guidance recommending mask wearing indoors for areas where COVID-19 transmission is high. Southern California and Riverside County fall into this category. In response to changing conditions, we are updating our campus requirements. Effective July 29, 2021, mask wearing will be required indoors while on campus...
By Messaage from Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox |

UCR Vaccination Policy

As announced last week, the UC Office of the President released the final COVID-19 vaccination policy. Faculty, staff and students can submit their proof of vaccine via the Employee Vaccine Tracking and the Student Portal. Proof of vaccination or request for an exemption/deferral must be submitted by August 16, 2021. The final SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy...
By UCR Central Human Resources |

New Vaccination Policy - Submit Your Vaccination Record by August 16

A new UC vaccination policy has gone into effect. All UC Riverside employees and students must upload a vaccination record by Monday, August 16. As of last week, more than 330 million doses of vaccine had been administered and 158.6 million individuals were fully vaccinated in the United States. In recent months, COVID-19 cases have...
By Human Resources |

UC Policy and Program Updates

This communication is to provide an immediate update on information that may impact supervisors, managers, staff employees and you. UCPath – Timing of Final Pay On June 23, 2021, UCOP legal sent a communication to the Executive Director of UCPath requesting a change in the practice of distribution of final pay for non-represented employees who...
By UCR Human Resources Policy and Communications |

Message from Chancellor Wilcox - Campus and Workplace COVID Update

Dear Members of the UCR Campus Community, This week, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) issued its latest guidance on workplace requirements for workplace safety. As of today, at UCR: Fully vaccinated employees and students may work indoors without face coverings, except for staff in health care settings and programs with children...
By On Behalf of the Chancellor |

President Drake Announces Juneteenth as a New UC Holiday

On Thursday, June 17, 2021 President Biden declared a federal holiday for Juneteenth. Juneteenth is a celebration to commemorate the end of chattel slavery in the United States and is regularly observed with celebrations on June 19. President Drake announced Juneteenth will be added to UC’s calendar of holidays. This year, UC will observe this...
By UCR Central Human Resources |

Vacation Accrual Maximum – Temporary Extension Ends September 30, 2021

Please note: This communication was distribued on May 26, 2021. Prior to COVID-19, policy-covered employees who reached their maximum vacation accrual could request an extension of up to four months to bring their vacation accruals below the maximum. Due to COVID-19, UCOP made a temporary allowance for policy-covered staff employees to exceed the maximum vacation...
By UCR Central Human Resources |

CIR/SEIU's Request for Recognition Seeking Exclusive Representation of Resident Physicians at UC Riverside

The Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR) of the Service Employee International Union (SEIU)-Healthcare has filed a petition with the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) seeking exclusive representation of UC Riverside's resident physicians regarding their terms and conditions of employment. For more information, view the CIR/SEIU-Healthcare's Request for Recognition and HEERA Representation Petition.
By HR Employee and Labor Relations |

New! College to Careers Program

The HR Talent Acquisition and Diversity Outreach team (TA) created the College to Career program as an outreach to UCR undergraduates and graduates as a means to create awareness of career opportunities on the UCR campus upon graduation. Through their long-standing relationships with campus organizations, TA can create partnership opportunities to assist students in starting...
By HR Talent Acquistion and Diversity Outreach |

UCR Staff Flexible Work Survey

As many of you may recall, on March 13, 2020 we received notice that we were to limit all campus activities to essential personnel and all others would need to stay at home. In a short period of time, we learned that many jobs could be performed effectively in a remote setting (although many staff...
By UCR Central Human Resources |

Message from the Chancellor - Time to Vaccinate

Dear Campus Community, If you have been waiting to get vaccinated, now is the time. Over the last several months, vaccines have been available to UC Riverside employees through health care providers, pharmacies, and public clinics. Now, as we near the end of the academic year, we are experiencing minimal transmission of coronavirus on campus...
By UCR Human Resources on behalf of the Chancellor |

Employee Review and Comment: Proposed Revisions to UCRs Five-Year Senior Leadership Development Assessment Process for Senior Management Group (SMG) Members

The University of California, Riverside is proposing changes to the University’s Five-Year Senior Leadership Development Assessment Process for Senior Management Group (SMG) members, which are applicable to the Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, University Librarian, University Extension Dean, Campus Counsel, Vice Chancellor/Dean of the School of Medicine and Chief Executive Officer of UCR Health. In...
By Central Human Resources |

Notice to Employees of Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Decision re. Unfair Practice Case No. SF-CE-1188-H.

After a hearing in Unfair Practice Case No. SF-CE-1188-H, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees Local 3299 v. Regents of the University of California, in which all parties had the right to participate, it has been found that the Regents of the University of California violated the Prohibition on Public Employers Deterring or...
By HR Employee & Labor Realtions |