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November 21, 2019
Dear Colleagues, In December 2017, UC Merced became one of the first users of UCPath, the University of California’s replacement of its 40-year-old payroll system. Since then, UC has phased in other campuses. In December, UC Irvine and UC Santa Cruz will be added to UCPath. To...
November 19, 2019
Nicole Pollack is happy to be home. After a few years in the Bay Area, the longtime Turlock resident is back in the San Joaquin Valley and diving into her new role as UC Merced’s chief human resources officer and assistant vice chancellor of Human Resources. Since starting the job Aug. 5, Pollack...
October 28, 2019
A new supplemental health insurance option and a realignment of prescription medications covered under PPOs are among the featured changes in benefits for UC Merced staff and faculty members as the one-month period of Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. During Open Enrollment, every...
October 22, 2019
  Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. Oct. 31 and ends at 5 p.m. Nov. 26. During that period, eligible UC Merced faculty and staff can make changes to their University of California benefits for the 2020 calendar year. Changes made during Open Enrollment are effective Jan. 1, 2020....
August 9, 2019
Talent Development is happy to share information regarding upcoming workshops and seminars offered by our campus partners.   The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion presents the following: Creating a Respectful Workplace Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 2 to 4:30 p.m. in...
January 30, 2019
Celebrating Service is UC Merced’s annual event to celebrate the loyalty of employees who have reached service milestones. Historically, the campus honored staff who reached milestones at both the campus and system-level. This manual process has been updated to make use of reports now available...
January 28, 2019
It’s been a little over a year since UC Merced ended its contract with Lynda.com. But thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Administrative Coordination Team (ACT), Human Resources, Office of Information Technology (OIT), and Procurement and Contracting Services, the popular self-study...
November 8, 2018
This holiday season, take charge of your weight! Most Americans gain an average of about 1 pound during the holidays. While this might not seem like a lot, they usually don't lose it. And over time, it adds up.  To help you beat the odds this year, we've teamed up with Kaiser...
November 7, 2018
To meet benefits providers and vendors in person, we encourage you to participate in the Open Enrollment Benefits Fair. The annual event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Joseph E. Gallo Recreation and Wellness Center on Campus. It's a great opportunity to get questions...
October 26, 2018
Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. October 25th and continues through 5 p.m. November 20th.  This is the one time of the year for employees to evaluate their present coverage and explore a wide range of benefits options. For details on plan changes, benefits offerings and more, read our Open...

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