Human Resources news
The Staff Benefits Advisory Committee (SBAC) has completed its annual review of the Benefit Plans. We are pleased to report that the financial status of all the plans remains very positive.
We are pleased to announce that, as mentioned in the HR Notes of October 23, salary policy confirmation notices for management staff and staff excluded from the MUNACA bargaining unit will be posted on Minerva.
The Quebec Parental Insurance Plan, which comes into effect on January 1, 2006, replaces the maternity, parental and adoption benefits currently available under the Federal Employment Insurance Plan. Benefits associated with a birth or adoption taking place on or after January 1, 2006, will be paid under this new plan. Among other things, parents will be able to choose between two benefit options and decide the duration of their leave as well as their income replacement rate. Visit the Régime québécois d'assurance parentale (RQAP) website linked below for further details.
It is now possible for you to view your pay stubs, elect not to receive a printed pay stub, and view and/or update personal information through Minerva, McGill's secure website for both students and staff.
Performance evaluations must be completed for all employees for the period under review and this evaluation must be documented. The Assessment Guidelines for the Award of Merit may assist you in discussing the recommended merit category with employees.
Canada Savings Bonds go on sale shortly and, once again, the University is pleased to offer every employee the opportunity to purchase them through automatic payroll deduction. Your bond purchase amount is deducted from each pay and starts earning interest when your funds are received. Your principal and interest are guaranteed by the Government of Canada. The Payroll Savings Program is a simple, convenient and secure way to save for tomorrow.
Staff Development fall calendar, new Leadership Development Program, improved workshops, finance and software courses, French Conversation at Work and development tips.
Following the presentation at Management Forum on June 7, 2005, the McGill Competency Directory and presentation are available for download from the HR website. A resounding thank you to all of those who participated in this process!
The Staff Development Calendar this spring offers both new courses, such as Project Management, Presentation Skills, and Diversity in the Workplace, along with all the old favourites...
If you are a member of the Supplemental Health and/or Dental Plans and have incurred any health and/or dental expenses for the period from January 1 to December 31, 2004, you have until March 31, 2005 to submit your claims to Manulife Financial for reimbursement.