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Sun Life Virtual Paramedical Services

Important Information for McMaster Employees About Virtual Paramedical Services As part of McMaster University’s benefit plans, eligible employees and their dependents are covered, subject to plan maximums, for virtual paramedical services. Read more in the new resource called Sun Life: Extending Coverage for Virtual Services that is linked to applicable Benefits sections on eligible employee […]

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COVID-19 Update: March 30, 2020

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This news item was posted to the McMaster COVID-19 web page on March 30, 2020. Stay home, stay safe The university is grateful to the essential workers who are maintaining core services on campus or conducting research activities deemed essential at this time, including those leading the charge in COVID-19 related research. While the campus […]

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Emergency Out-of-Country Coverage and COVID-19

Important Information for McMaster Employees About Emergency Out-of-Country Coverage and COVID-19 As part of McMaster University’s benefit plans, eligible employees and their dependents are covered, subject to plan maximums, for emergency out-of-country expenses as described in the Travel Benefit and Medi-Passport. The Emergency Out-of-Country Coverage plan will cover you while you are travelling should you or […]

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Homewood Health Newsletter – managing stress and anxiety during COVID-19

As we navigate uncharted territory and the evolving realities of COVID-19, we may experience potential fear, stress and anxiety due to the overwhelming volume of information and the demands being put in place to combat the spread and risk of infection. Anxiety is highly common and is often triggered by specific events, trauma or stressful […]

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The quiet heroes of this disquieting time: President’s letter

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Posted to McMaster’s COVID-19 website on March 27, 2020 Dear Members of the McMaster community, Life as we know it has changed considerably at the University. Only the most essential activities are continuing across our campuses; the vast majority of our community is studying, teaching and working remotely. The end of the term is like […]

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Homewood Health Newsletter – how to speak to children about COVID-19

As the COVID-19 situation continues to rapidly evolve with increasing measures from federal and provincial governments to curb the spread and risk of infection within our personal communities, many of us are faced with extended school closures and growing inquiries from inquisitive children. As with many conversations between parents, guardians and children, there requires a […]

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COVID-19 HR Payroll Update – ESA Temporary/Casual Payroll Processing 202008-SAM

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Disclaimer:  This message is meant for administrators with access in Mosaic to Report and/or Approve time for one or more direct reports or departmental employees. This is an update on the Continuance of Pay that was previously communicated to supervisors and administrators on March 20th regarding payroll continuity in response to COVID-19. McMaster University announced […]

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Updating Contact Information

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Have you updated your contact information in Mosaic lately?  Is your emergency contact up to date?  We want to make sure the University has your most current contact information for communication purposes. Please make any changes needed in the Mosaic Employee Self Service module.  Learn more by reviewing our new How to Guide: Updating Contact […]

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Balancing Public Health and Mental Health

We are in unprecedented times, with every day bringing additional grim news reports about the number of new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and the loss of life. Our provincial and federal chief medical officers are doing incredible work in attempting to control the spread of COVID-19, including putting forward guidelines for hand washing, social and physical […]

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COVID-19 update: March 24, 2020

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Posted to the McMaster COVID-19 website on March 24, 2020 Essential Services New provincial rules to ensure that as many people as possible stay home to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 are a reminder to the university community that only those employees whose work is required to be maintained and considered essential should be […]

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