In the News
Mike Richmondís (Media) work as the remaining original member of legendary Athens band Love Tractor was included in a Flagpole article (by his co-worker Gordon Lamb) here:
And a review of the art exhibit co-curated by Caroline Cason (NOT Carson) can be seen here: http://fairmountfair.com/flagpole/weekly/articles.php?fp=4989
Kristi Tanner, Library Assistant II in Access Services. Effective 2/17/05.
Garrison Jackinsky, Delivery Worker II in Mail & Delivery Services. Effective 2/10/05.
Who's Leaving the Libraries
Carol Carr, Library Assistant III in Cataloging. Effective 2/16/05.
Who's Changing in the Libraries
No personnel changes to report in this issue.
Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual
A handy reference tool is the Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual (http://www.busfin.uga.edu/manual/).
FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE ACT (FMLA):
In accordance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993, an eligible employee may be entitled to up to 12 work weeks of leave during any 12-month period for a qualifying event (qualifying events are listed in the guidelines linked below). Take note, if you are taking approved leave for a qualifying event for longer than three days, that leave must be granted under the FMLA guidelines, counted as part of the 12 weeks of granted leave, and special FMLA paperwork must be completed. Read over the guidelines and paperwork required at UGA HR website, http://www.hr.uga.edu/fmla/fmla_intro.html .
Visit and bookmark the Libraries' HR site for an up-to-the-minute listing: www.libs.uga.edu/humres/jobs/index.html.
Training Calendar and Standing Meeting Schedule
Training, workshops or presentations, and standing meeting schedule for upcoming months can be found at www.libs.uga.edu/events.
Student Employee Payroll Calendar
Longevity increases are effective with this pay period.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2005- WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2005
Student Employee Information Forms: due to Becky Wortham by noon on Monday February 28, 2005.
Hourly (student) timesheests: due to Betty Mayweather by 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2005.
Information on the procedures for hiring, changing status, or terminating student assistants can be found at www.libs.uga.edu/staff/studentproc.html.
Visit www.busfin.uga.edu/staff/orient.html for "Online Orienation" for all new student employees.
If you have any questions, please contact Becky Wortham at 542-2716 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Share Your Knowledge
The Professional Research and Development Committee requests that anyone who has attended a conference, given a paper or presentation, or anything else of note, drop the committee a line at email@example.com.
Online HR Newsletter
UGA Human Resources will periodically publish an online newsletter to keep faculty and staff updated on the latest HR initiatives. Each newsletter will be advertised through the Staff and Admin-Memo listservs. The HR newsletter is located at www.hr.uga.edu/news_intro.html.
Library Worklife Newsletter
The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) is currently seeking submissions for " Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today's Leaders ." Library Worklife informs readers about issues - career advancement, certification, human resources practice, pay equity, recruitment, research, work/life balance - that concern all library workers. One way to ensure that the publication reflects your concerns and celebrates your victories is to become a featured author. Published monthly, Library Worklife is received by thousands of librarians and other library workers. For more information, please see http://www.ala-apa.org/newsletter/newsletter.html .