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VOICE Funding Application Deadline - January 29, 2021

The UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement is pleased to share the application for the 2020-2021 Valuing Open and Inclusive Conversation and Engagement (VOICE) Initiative. VOICE provides funding for UC students, staff and faculty who are interested in conducting research or coordinating programs and activities that further the mission of the Center...
By Human Resources |

President’s Job Protection Program

Note: A virtual Campus Forum will take place on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. The topic will discuss the President's Job Protection Program memo (see below). For more details on how to participate in the campus forum, please visit the calendar event - President's Job Protection Program. The virtual campus forum...
By UCR Human Resources |

Introducing Virtual Ergonomic Assessments

During the COVID-19 pandemic, with many UCR faculty and staff working remotely, poor home-office ergonomics and pandemic-related stress can cause health problems. Some of these health-related issues can manifest themselves by experiencing: Back pain Headaches Stiff or painful neck Painful wrists, hands or elbows Knotted shoulder muscles Whether you or your team may be experiencing...
By UCR Ergonomics Department |

UC’s Commitment to Preserving Jobs During the Pandemic

On November 23, 2020, Michael V. Drake, MD, President of the University of California published the following letter regarding UC’s commitment to preserving jobs during the pandemic. At UCR, consultation on campus options will begin with a further update in January 2021. Dear Colleagues: Last month, I announced the launch of a consultation process with...
By Human Resources |

UCR’s recognition in the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index

UC Riverside is proud to have met the American Heart Association (AHA) criteria for Gold recognition in the AHA’s Workplace Health Achievement Index. The American Heart Association has defined best practices for employers to use to build a culture of health for their employees in the workplace. The American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index...
By HR Workplace Health and Wellness |

University of California Executive Order

On November 12, 2020, President Michael V. Drake issued the following Executive Order: Background and Findings As of this date, the world is facing a severe health crisis in which COVID-19, a new respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus, places millions of people at risk of serious illness or death. The World Health Organization...
By UCR Human Resources |

President Drake Announces new Presidential Policy on Gender Recognition and Lived Name

President Drake has announced a new Presidential Policy on Gender Recognition and Lived Name. This new policy ensures that all individuals are identified by their accurate gender identity and lived or preferred name on university-issued documents and in UC’s information systems. The implementation of this policy officially began on November 6, 2020, the day it...
By UCR Human Resources |

Mental Health Resources Post-Election

The country is currently experiencing the most unprecedented and uncertain times. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic and employment instability, there has been a steady stream of negative news in the media, community, and among family and friends that may cause you concern and anxiety. Given this uncertainty, UCR Healthy...
By HR Benefits Office and Workplace Health and Wellness |

UCR Drive Up Flu Clinic - New Dates Added

UCR has partnered with UCR Health to offer you exclusive and convenient access to free flu shots located on the UCR campus. This flu clinic is open to all UCR faculty and staff, with prioritization for those who are essential workers working on campus or a UCR property on a regular basis. Additional Dates Friday...
By UCR Health |

UCR Awarded American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievment Award

UC Riverside is proud to have met the American Heart Association (AHA) criteria for Gold recognition in the AHA’s Workplace Health Achievement Index. The American Heart Association has defined best practices for employers to use to build a culture of health for their employees in the workplace. The American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index...
By UCR Faculty Health and Wellness |

2020-2021 Chancellor’s Diversity Certificate Program Making Excellence Inclusive

The eight-month Making Excellence Inclusive Diversity Certificate Program will guide participants through a series of learning activities designed to emphasize the commitment to equity and inclusion as a core value in an increasingly diverse campus environment. The program is developed around the belief that individuals learn most effectively when they discover, understand, and apply their...

Free Flu Clinic

UCR Health & Kaiser Permanente are excited to offer you exclusive and convenient access to free flu shots located on the UCR campus. We are prioritizing appointments for those who are essential workers working on campus or a UCR property on a regular basis. For more information, view the UCR Flu Shot Clinic flyer. When...
By UCR Health |

Notice to TX Employees: PERB Unfair Practice Case SF-CE-1211-H

Pursuant to the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Decision No. 2646-H, the University is required to post the attached Notice and distribute a copy to all Technical Unit employees.
By HR Employee and Labor Relations |

Building Core Supervisory Competencies Program – Call for Applications

The Building Core Supervisory Competencies Program is specifically designed for employees with two to five years of supervisory experience** who want to develop a broad range of skills and competencies that can enhance their performance as a supervisor and leader. The program focuses on critical competencies such as communication, conflict management, establishing your leadership philosophy...
By HR Employee and Organizational Development |

Talent Match Program – Available Job Opportunities

Human Resources has developed UCR’s Talent Match Program to pair staff and students with diminished workloads with temporary job assignments. Specifically, the program strives to identify reassignment opportunities for UCR staff and current student employees from areas where operations have scaled-down, in other departments that have a need for additional staff/student capacity. Currently several departments...
By HR Talent Acquisition and Diversity Outreach |

UC Regents Approve Loans and Withdrawals from UC Retirement Savings Program Plans for Those Impacted by COVID-19

On May 21, 2020, the UC Board of Regents voted to implement provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) designed to make it easier for participants to access funds from their retirement savings plans. These optional provisions required approval from the Regents, who are responsible for overseeing the UC Retirement...
By UCR Human Resources |

Notice to AFSCME-Represented Employees – PERB Unfair Practice Charge No. SF-CE-1163-H

In March 2017, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) made a request for information for employee names and status information, including but not limited to age, gender, health insurance plan choice, ethnic status and veteran status. The University objected to producing that information on privacy grounds. AFSCME filed an unfair labor practice...
By Human Resources - Employee and Labor Relations |

Notice to CNA-Represented Employees - PERB Unfair Practice Charge No. LA-CE-1256-H (

The California Nurses Association filed an unfair labor practice charge with the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) alleging that the Regents of the University of California violated the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA) by prohibiting nurses at hospitals operated by UC San Diego Health (UCSDH) from wearing a sticker distributed by their exclusive...
By Human Resources - Employee and Labor Relations |

Formal Review/Employee Comment: Proposed Revisions to Presidential Policy, UC Seismic Safety Policy, UC-CR-17-0324 (Seismic Policy)

The University of California (UC), Office of the President is proposing revisions to the Presidential Policy, UC Seismic Safety Policy, UC-CR-17-0324 (Seismic Policy) per the guidance of the UC Seismic Advisory Board (SAB). The policy revision was a collaborative effort with the SAB, UCOP Capital Programs, the Office of General Counsel and UC campus representatives...
By Human Resources |

UCR Talent Match Program

The effects of the campus closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in decreased workloads for staff and students in many campus units. Human Resources has developed UCR’s Talent Match Program to pair staff and students with diminished workloads with temporary job assignments. Specifically, the program strives to identify reassignment opportunities for UCR staff...
By UCR Human Resources |