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June Newsletter Now Available – Healthy Relationships

Homewood Health, McMaster’s Employee and Family Assistance Provider, (EFAP) is pleased to release the June 2021 edition of the Life Lines newsletter, “Healthy Relationships”. In this article, Homewood Health explores how to build and sustain healthy relationships despite periods of lockdown, physical distancing and other COVID-19 related safety protocols. This newsletter provides foundational relationship characteristics, […]

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Guiding Principles for 2021 Vacation Time

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As our community continues to consider the evolving nature of the pandemic and planning for the remainder of 2021, both business and personal, we understand it may be helpful to confirm the guiding principles regarding scheduling and use of vacation time.  Enabling staff to take care of their own well-being and that of their family […]

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Two Mosaic HR eForms are now live!

The Request New Position eForm and Request Position Data Update eForms are now available for users to request new positions and update the attributes of existing positions within their departments. The GL chartfield (combination code) will now auto populate in the funding information section when creating a new job opening. If you need to change the funding […]

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Employee Well-Being: The Importance of Recognition

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The Importance of Recognition Recognition is defined as demonstrating gratitude towards the accomplishments and efforts of others. Employee recognition is a fundamental component to creating a friendly, compassionate working environment that promotes the psychological well-being of all members of the team. This month, we would like to highlight the importance of recognition in relation to […]

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Employee Well-being: Mental Health Week

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Mental Health Week: May 3 – 9, 2021 Mental Health Week has been a Canadian tradition for the past 70 years, with communities, schools and workplaces rallying to celebrate, protect and promote mental health. The theme of this year’s Mental Health Week is understanding our emotions. Recognizing, labeling and accepting our feelings are all part of protecting and […]

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