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Upcoming session: Fundamentals of Supervising

Posted on Monday, June 24th, 2019

This Thursday afternoon, Toni Babcock (Employee Relations Manager) is offering a session on the Fundamentals of Supervising (formerly HR Basics).  Supervisors should come open to learning & discussing the areas of accountability, disciplinary action and recognition and how they play into your every day role as a supervisor.  Registration is needed.  

Supervisor Development Series: All about FMLA & employee accommodations

Posted on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Next Wednesday (6/19), HRS if offering a supervisor development session on FMLA and employee accommodations. When do you need to have your employees meet with HRS for FMLA purposes? (More often than you think!) I'm making accommodations for my employee, do I still need to have them meet with HRS? Come learn the answers to these questions and our responses to FAQs! Be aware of the regulations, so you can be a better supervisor. Register today.

Taking Ownership: The Costs of Healthcare Visits, You Can Know Before You Go

Posted on Monday, June 10th, 2019

Wellmark®, UNI’s health insurance vendor, offers tools to help members determine the cost of an appointment prior to visiting the doctor’s office. These tools are called the Wellmark Care Finder and Cost Estimator Tool located within the MyWellmark system. These tools will show you what your out-of-pocket cost will be for different types of services and appointments. Keep in mind that services done within the state of Iowa cost the self-insured plans less than when services are done outside of the state.

Seats available! Fundamentals of HR supervisor workshop

Posted on Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Join Toni Babcock, Employee Relations Manager, on Monday afternoon (6/10) as she walks through fundamental areas of HR that will be helpful to your success supervising employees.  Areas covered include: accountability, disciplinary action and recognition.  All supervisors are encouraged to participate in our supervisor development series and this session is the foundation for all other workshops.  Register online today.   

My Well-being: Colorful Connections

Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Human Resource Services will host a one hour informational session on colorful produce and health. Johanna Dunlevy, with Employee and Family Resources, will present on the importance of eating fruits and vegetables for preventing chronic disease, easy ways to get five servings in daily, and money saving tips when shopping. This presentation will take place on June 11 at 1 p.m. in the Safety Training Room, located at 3219 Hudson Road. Please register in advance.   

Today! Supervisor session on Payroll & FLSA!

Posted on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Join Lisa Frush & Amy Stanbrough TODAY (5/23) at 1 PM for a session on Payroll / timecards and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Whether you feel like you know everything about these two areas or not, there is something for everyone in this session.  You will take away key information you need to ensure you're up-to-date on regulations and requirements.  Register here (Supervisor Development Series: FLSA/Payroll).

Retirement Readiness: SHIIP - Medicare 101

Posted on Monday, May 20th, 2019

Human Resource Services will host an informational session presented by SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program). Learn the basics of Medicare and how to integrate healthcare into your retirement plan. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. The hour long session will be held on June 3 at 3 p.m. in the ScholarSpace LIB. Please register in advance.


Taking Ownership: How to Access Your Benefits Accounts

Posted on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Many of the benefits offered by the University have their own unique platform in which a member can log into to assist in managing their benefits. The platforms may contain specific data pertaining to the members account, or additional benefits and tips to utilizing the plan. Examples would be MyWellmark for your health plan, Delta Dental for your dental plan, ASI Flex for your flex spending account, or IPERS and TIAA for retirement.


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