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Anniversaries

February Anniversaries

Altschul, Kay Accounting & Purchasing February 5, 2004
Bishop, Carol Hargrett February 15, 1988
Bowen, Carolyn Reference February 14, 2002
Bowermeister, Meredith Access Services February 9, 2004
Elkins, Linda Media/Peabody February 16, 1968
Fay, Robin Catalogiing February 1, 2001
Henslee, Keith Cataloging February 3, 2000
Houston, Jacquelyn Reference Februrary 5, 1984
Hunter, Karen Access Services February 26, 1973
Jackson, Venus Hagrett/University Archives & Records Mgt. February 1, 1999
Marquardt, Jenifer Cataloging February 13, 1992
McCluskey, Duncan Science Collections & Research Facilities February 5, 1996
Miller, Mary Media/Peabody February 5, 1996
Parnell, Rachel Serials February 16, 2004
Petit, Amy Administration February 26, 1996
Severn, Jill Russell February 10, 1997
Shedenhelm, Laura Media/Peabody February 1, 1990
Towner, Carolyn, Cataloging February 27, 1989

March Anniversaries

Billings, Deborah Government Documents March 3, 2003
Brown, Steven Hargrett/University Archives & Records Mgt. March 15, 1979
Davis, Glynis Access Services March 19, 1998
Esquivie, Genevieve ILL March 26, 1987
Field, Susan Gov. Documents Depository March 1, 1982
Hasty, Jason Hargrett March 14, 2002
Heilman, Laura Serials March 24, 2003
Holt, Nathan Access Services March 10, 1997
Jedlicka, Caroline "Carrie" Cataloging March 27, 2003
Magnani, Alessandra ILL March 8, 2004
Mayweather, Betty Business Services March 7, 1978
McAnallen, Deborah Cataloging March 1, 1993
Prechtel, John Reference March 30, 1992
Rizer, Jasmine Cataloging March 8, 2001
Thomas, Mike Systems March 15, 1999
Wilder, Gwendolyn Accounting and Purchasing March 31, 1993
Winter, Mary Cataloging March 2, 2000

Who's New

No newly hired personnel to report in this issue.

Who's Leaving the Libraries

Linda Aaron, Library Associate II in Hargrett retired.effective 3/1/05. Congratulations, Linda!
Elizabeth Durrett, Library Associate I in Acquisitions. Effective 3/4/05.

Who's Changing in the Libraries

Priscilla Lewis, Library Assistant II in Access Services, was promoted to Library Assistant III in Access Services effective 2/24/05.

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 .

Position Postings

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2005- WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2005

Student Employee Information Forms: due to Becky Wortham by noon on Monday March 14, 2005.
Hourly (student) timesheests: due to Betty Mayweather by 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, 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 bwortham@uga.edu.

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 prodev@uga.edu.

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 .

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