Lifewise EAP Webinar: Care for Caregivers

As an employee, you are our most important resource, and the University of Missouri System cares about your personal and professional well-being.

The UM System’s Total Rewards, UMKC Human Resources, and Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City have come together to provide monthly online Employee Assistance Program seminars to equip you with skills to help you excel and grow in your professional or personal life. On November 20, 2019, the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is Care for Caregivers

Description: Caregiving can take a toll on people. Learn about compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and burnout, and how to manage it with self-care and stress reduction techniques.

The monthly webinars are approximately an hour in length and are conducted live at 11AM and 2PM on the scheduled day, but, even if you are unable to view the webinars live you can listen to the recordings at a later date.

Click here to sign up for this webinar today.

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Once you login please click on Webcasts, please select the webinar listed under the 2019 schedule.

Receive W-2 Electronically – E-Consent Today!

Did you know you can get your W-2 electronically as early as mid-January, while paper copies won’t be mailed until January 31?  Providing consent for electronic access to your W-2 in myHR will be quicker and more secure than waiting for a hard copy of the tax statement to arrive in your postal mailbox.

Don’t miss the December 31 deadline to give your consent to receive your W-2 electronically – log in to myHR now! Log in to myHR (myHR.umsystem.edu) and navigate to Self Service > Payroll and Compensation > W-2/W-2c Consent to provide your consent.

On-Campus Flu Shots

Colder weather will be approaching soon, and with it comes flu season! Luckily for UMKC employees, there will be several upcoming on campus flu shot clinics beginning early next month!

Flu shots are covered by the University for faculty, staff and dependents that are 12 years and older and enrolled in a University of Missouri System (UM) medical plan. Children that are 12 years and older, must be accompanied by an adult in order to receive a flu shot. Due to different vaccination needs, children age 11 and younger should obtain their flu vaccine from their health care provider, health department or community clinic.

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Annual Enrollment is coming soon!

Human Resources would like to remind everyone that the annual benefits enrollment for all benefit-eligible faculty and staff will be open on Monday, October 14 in myHR and will close on Friday, October 25. You MUST submit your choices in myHR during this time period, or you will default to the same benefit choices made during the prior election period. All University employees must participate in this process to review or make changes to your plans, OR if you plan to waive coverage! As a reminder, all changes to elections will become effective January 1st, 2020.

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Shared Leave Program: Most Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shared Leave?

The shared leave program is designed to assist eligible employees who have experienced certain catastrophic events personally or within their family by providing additional paid leave benefits. The program allows eligible employees to donate their accrued vacation leave benefits to a pool. This pool is then used to provide those additional paid leave benefits to the employee who has experienced a catastrophic event when they have exhausted all other sources of paid leave.

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