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06/28/2017
What is JobTrax?
JobTrax is an automated employment and income verification company for personal and third party verification requests of Miami employees. Use JobTrax when working with a lending institution for the purchase of a home, renting an apartment, mortgage company, new car purchase, new job, etc.
06/22/2017
Aching Back or Joints?
knee-arthritis-728x497.jpgListen as experts talk about proper joint and back care.
06/20/2017
Classified Personal Leave Conversion Schedule
For classified staff (who are employed as of July 1, 2017), we convert part of your accrued sick leave time (using the conversion schedule below) to personal leave hours. You can use these personal leave hours for whatever you would like, making these hours less restrictive than sick leave time. We determine your personal leave hours each year at the beginning of the payroll period that includes July 1.
06/08/2017
Chrome extensions can help with efficiency
chrome-logo-thumbnail.jpgFor those that use Google Chrome as their browser of choice, there are several extensions that can be very beneficial. Here are some of the top extensions you should consider for enhancing Chrome.
06/01/2017
Banner 9 setting sail
banner-logo-thumb.pngThe project to upgrade to Banner 9 continues on course, with plenty of work yet to do, and an opportunity for everyone to take part in the celebration.
05/31/2017
Upcoming Alternative Retirement Plan Mitigating Rate Change
Employees enrolled in the Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP) will see some changes to the mitigating rate effective July 1, 2017.
05/25/2017
Finding FMLA Forms and Processes on the new HR website
Get the help you and your family need on the new HR website. The FMLA page (within Leaves and Time off, under My Life Events) provides details and helpful information.
05/18/2017
Faculty and Staff Community Blood Drive
The Community Blood Center is sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, June 1 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Shriver Center Heritage Room. Appointments are encouraged. Call 800-388-4483 for an appointment or visit www.donortime.com using sponsor code 323.
05/10/2017
Make time for fitness in your day!
fitness-class-728x400.jpgMiami Benefits & Wellness Team is excited to host Fitness 4 Life programs this summer for all Miami faculty and staff with Miami ID and spouses with UMR health insurance card at no cost! Programs will be offered May 15 – August 25, 2017.