Announcements

Due to PWSA water advisory, the UCDC will be closed on February 1, 2017.
Join TIAA for a live webinar on investing.
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The MyHealth@Work Health and Wellness Center will have varied operation hours during the University's Winter Recess.
The Office of Human Resources (HR) will be closed in observance of the University’s Winter Recess, December 23, 2016 – January 2, 2017.
See changes associated with FLSA 2016 update.
Please note the University of Pittsburgh will be officially closed on certain days throughout the holiday season.
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Free biometric screening event will be held on March 14 & 15, 7am-11am, by UPMC as part of the Take a Healthy Step Program offered by the Benefits department.
2016 Summer Term payroll schedules and the benefit notice is now available. Please note the change to the benefit process. A benefit election form is no longer required.
HR Administration Certificate for Supervisors
Recently the University launched a process that enables University employees/appointees requiring clearances to upload their child clearance results directly to the Office of Human Resources, eliminating the need to deliver the child clearance results in person to the local campus Human Resources Department.
Computing Services and Systems Development is pleased to make online technology training available to all students, faculty, and staff through a partnership with lynda.com. lynda.com at Pitt provides unlimited access to thousands of online training videos.
The University strives to provide a safe academic and work environment for all members of its community and guests.
Complete details of the University’s Sexual Harassment Policy may be found and read in its entirety at http://cfo.pitt.edu/policies/documents/policy06-05-01web.pdf.
Please be advised that the UPMC MyHealth@Work for the University of Pittsburgh Health and Wellness Center will be open 7:00 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. only on May 4th. The Center will close the remainder of the day to allow the healthcare providers to attend required meetings and trainings. Your understanding is appreciated.
Join us at one of the benefits fairs where you can meet with vendors in person to answer your questions.
The Benefits Open Enrollment period runs from Monday, April 24 through Tuesday, May 16th for all full-time faculty, research associates, post-doctoral associates, and full-time/part-time staff.
The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) today announced that the University of Pittsburgh has committed to Live Well Allegheny by becoming a Live Well Allegheny Workplace. The announcement was made at the University of Pittsburgh’s MyHealth@Work Health and Wellness Center in celebration of the facility’s one-year anniversary.
The Chancellor’s Awards for Staff are the highest awards the University of Pittsburgh grants to full-time and part-time, classified and union staff members in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the University or their community.
The Office of Human Resources is proud to announce the launch of the total rewards program.
The Office of Human Resources, at the request of the Staff Association Council, is proud to announce the adoption of a new Paid Parental Leave benefit for full-time and part-time regular staff. We are excited to extend this benefit to our devoted staff as an investment in the well-being of their families.
Spring 2017 Faculty & Staff Development Program: Registration is Open!
Pitt Benefits Department Wins Human Resources Award for Launch of Employee Health Care Center
America Saves Week is a national effort to set a savings goal, make a savings plan, and save automatically. Join millions of others who are taking time this week to start or grow their savings.
Maureen Kendall, Director of Compensation, started in the Office of Human Resources on February 15, 2017.
The 2016 Form 1095-C tax document will be mailed in February 2017.
Please review the two new tools to assist in managing the voluntary separation process for staff employees.
Looking to lose weight or maintain your current weight? The Weight Race is a fun way to encourage and motivate you through the beginning of the new year! This 12 week weight management campaign will challenge you to reach or maintain your goal weight while providing you with support and structure along the way.
The time and compensation changes to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that were expected to go into effect on December 1st have been halted by a federal judge’s injunction.
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As we approach another winter season, please become familiar with University Policy 07-04-02, Extreme Weather Conditions which can be found in the Faculty/Staff section of the University’s Policy and Procedure Manual and/or accessed through the University’s home page at: www.pitt.edu.
Pitt is proud to offer identity theft protection with InfoArmor. An introduction and overview of features and coverage will be given on October 4th in a Benefits-hosted brown bag info session.
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All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot. In particular, faculty and staff who work in health sciences or have any type of exposure to patients should consider the vaccination.
Cheryl L. Johnson, vice president for human capital services at Kansas State University, has been appointed vice chancellor for human resources at the University of Pittsburgh. She will join the University in September.
Pitt's University Child Development Center was named a 2016 Champion School as part of Let’s Move Pittsburgh, a program of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The program provided 40 Allegheny County education centers with a total of $40,000 in grants to support new and existing health and wellness projects that will affect more than 7,500 local children.
On May 18, 2016 the Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the approval of a change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new law will become effective on December 1, 2016.
NEW 2015 Benefits Tax Document - Form 1095-C
Chancellor Gallagher has introduced sexual misconduct training for Faculty and Staff.