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Fidelity Counseling Sessions

FIDELITY INVESTMENTS INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING SESSIONS

Fidelity Investments is offering individual and confidential counseling sessions where you can discuss your financial situation with a Fidelity consultant.  Consultations are meant for participants to review their current retirement plan, investment strategy, or discuss ways in which Fidelity can help along the road to retirement.

When:  Tuesday, October 4, 2011 9:00am-11am, 2pm-5pm

Where:  Mary Ann Cofrin Hall (MAC) 201

To schedule a confidential consultation with your Fidelity Investments representative, Andrias Campbell, call 1-800-642-7131 or go to www.fidelity.com.

Please contact Human Resources at hr@uwgb.edu or ext. 2390 with questions.

New Personnel System

New Personnel System (Human Resource Related Policies and Procedures)

The 2011-13 biennial budget (Act 32 of 2011) created s. 36.115, authorizing and directing the development of personnel systems (human resource related policies and procedures) separate and distinct from the personnel system under ch. 230 for all University of Wisconsin-Madison employees and separately a personnel system for the balance of all University of Wisconsin System employees.  The new personnel system will encompass policies and procedures for both unclassified and classified employment categories.

As with any business change, one of the most important steps is to assess the current state in order to effectively build the future state.  The assessment of the current personnel systems will rest primarily with the institutions.  Each of the institutions is in the best position to judge what, in the current personnel systems, prohibits its ability to manage effectively its workforce. The institutions’ assessments of current state problems, symptoms and limitations will serve as a starting point to begin building the framework of the future state of the new personnel systems. 

We are looking for your assistance in outlining issues you can see within the process.  Two informational sessions have been scheduled for all employees to attend to learn about this initiative on the following dates and times:

Monday, October 3rd at 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Alumni Rooms, University Union

Tuesday, October 4th at 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Rooms, University Union

If you plan to attend one of these sessions, rsvp at hr@uwgb.edu

Feedback outlining current issues will be due to hr@uwgb.edu no later than October 24, 2011.  Your feedback should be in response to the following two guidelines:

1. Current state problem, symptom or limitation  (example:  Number of candidates required to interview is too many in classified search)

2. What is the impact of the problem, symptom or limitation  (example:  Need to stay competitive in hiring the best workforce possible.  The number of candidates to interview can be prohibitively time consuming.)

Please contact Human Resources at hr@uwgb.edu or ext. 2390 with questions.

Benefits & Wellness Fair

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Phoenix Rooms – University Union

UW-Green Bay is hosting an Employee Benefits & Wellness Fair to provide employees with the opportunity to learn more information about their benefits.  Mark your calendar to attend!

Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given out.  Aurora will have “Nutrition Wheel of Fortune” and Body Mass Index (BMI) checks. The following vendors will be available to talk with you:

  • Ameriprise
  • Ameritas
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Aurora
  • Bay Care Clinic
  • Bellin Health
  • Dental Associates
  • ETF
  • Health Choice Long Term Care Solutions
  • HRS eBenefits Team
  • Humana        
  • Lincoln Financial
  • Network Health
  • Standard Plan        
  • TIAA-CREF
  • UnitedHealthCare  
  • VSP (Vision Care)
  • WEA Trust
  • Western Racquet
  • Wisconsin Deferred Compensation

Please e-mail benefits@uwgb.edu or call 465-2390 if you have any questions.

T. Rowe Price Free Webinar

Tuesday, September 13, starting at noon and 6 p.m., central time

Getting to and through retirement: How investing in a T. Rowe Price Retirement Fund Can Help

T. Rowe Price, one of the investment companies in your UW TSA 403(b) Program, offers this free webinar to employees of the institutions it serves.  Discover how the Retirement Funds are designed to work for you up to and through retirement. In this live 60-minute webinar led by Wyatt A. Lee, associate portfolio manager, you’ll learn how the funds are invested, explore the potential benefits of investing in one, and feel more confident in this investment strategy.   A Question & Answer session will conclude each online seminar. 

Register at  http://video.webcasts.com/events/trpr001/39252/  Please note the times at the registration site are indicated as eastern.

Please contact Human Resources at hr@uwgb.edu or ext. 2390 with questions.