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October Life Lines Newsletter Now Available

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Homewood Health, McMaster’s Employee and Family Assistance Provider, (EFAP) is pleased to release the October 2019 edition of the Life Lines newsletter, “Mental Health in the Workplace: Colleagues in Distress”. Mental health disorders often strike in two ways. On one hand there are the symptoms, the distress, and the disabilities caused by serious mental health […]

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Latest Professional Development Courses Available To You!

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Did you know that McMaster University offers a variety of personal development courses to its faculty and staff that are designed to promote continuous learning and skill development? With something for everyone, we invite you to consider enrolling in the following university-funded courses starting October 2019! OCTOBER ESSENTIALS COURSES Conflict Resolution in the Workplace (ESS […]

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Ratification of collective agreement with Unifor Unit 1

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McMaster and Unifor Local 5555, Unit 1 have both ratified a renewed collective agreement. Unifor Unit 1 represents 2500 non-academic administrative, professional and technical employees at the university. The terms of the ratified three-year agreement will now be in effect and over the next few weeks, the university will provide information sessions to update the […]

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Kickstart your career, upgrade your skills with LinkedIn Learning

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News Item reposted from the Daily News, by Erica Balch, on September 16, 2019 Need to write a resume or prepare for an interview? Need to brush up on your software development or design skills? Want to master leadership and management techniques to help you advance in your career? LinkedIn Learning with content from Lynda.com has […]

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September Life Lines Newsletter Now Available

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Homewood Health, McMaster’s Employee and Family Assistance Provider, (EFAP) is pleased to release the September 2019 edition of the Life Lines newsletter, “Suicide Prevention: Uncovering the Signs”. On average, we’re spending more than a third if not half of our waking hours at work. Colleagues often become friends rather than just colleagues and will offer […]

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Bargaining update – CUPE 3906 Unit 1

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The university and CUPE 3906 unit 1 continue their efforts to reach a renewed collective agreement. The unit represents approximately 2,900 part-time teaching assistants at the university. The parties have been meeting through the summer and there is now a request for the appointment of a provincial conciliator to join the talks with a goal […]

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New Combination Code Table Available in Mosaic HR

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In an effort to give departments more access to value added information, department Finance Administrators/ Managers (anyone with a Manager/Administrator Mosaic HR Security Role) can now access a table in Mosaic HR to see if their combination codes are active. How to access the table: From the Mosaic Home Page, click the top drop down […]

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Don’t Miss Out! Applications for PL and KL Programs Close September 20th!

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McMaster University is dedicated to the pursuit of lifelong learning as well as personal and professional development. With the start of a fresh academic year, we invite you to consider enrolling in the following university-funded courses. Enrol Today! Applications close September 20th! PERSONAL & KNOWLEDGE LEADERS Personal Leaders Program Application Deadline: September 20, 2019 *Funded by McMaster […]

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Take two minutes and help make Mac more inclusive

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McMaster’s Employment Equity Census, a ongoing six-question online census, is open to all McMaster employees. As the university prepares to release the 2019 biennial Employment Equity Report later this fall, all employees are invited and highly encouraged to complete the McMaster University Employment Equity Census in September. The goal of the two-minute census is to better […]

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