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May 16, 2024

May 14, 2024

UC Net

On June 3, 2024, randomly selected faculty, staff, and retirees (as well as their spouses or domestic partners) will begin receiving requests to participate in the annual medical plan satisfaction survey. The survey takes roughly 20 minutes to complete, and all responses are anonymous and confidential.

May 13, 2024

UC Net

About 1 in 5 Americans experience at least one microaggression daily. While not usually overt, microaggressions are subtle acts of racism. And, despite their name, there’s nothing small about their impact.

May 7, 2024

UC Net

Reflecting its commitment to fair and competitive employee pay, UC will begin increasing minimum hourly wages for health care workers, beginning June 1, 2024. The hourly minimum wage for designated health care employees will increase to $23/hour effective June 1, 2024, $24/hour effective June 1, 2025, and $25/hour effective June 1, 2026, with further increases thereafter.

April 28, 2024

CalMessages

We are pleased to announce the launch of an improved Campus Directory Update tool that allows you to customize privacy settings for individual data fields. These recent enhancements allow you to have better control over who can view your data listed in the campus directory plus offer a more intuitive design.


What has changed?

You now have the option to select how your data is displayed in the directory by using a drop-down menu for each field. Options include:

April 24, 2024

UC Net

UCnet has a new look and structure, designed to showcase — and help you navigate — the many benefits of being part of a unique community that transforms lives and helps solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. With clear navigation and accessible, responsive design, the redesigned UCnet makes it easy to find what you need, whether you’re on your computer, tablet or phone, or using assistive technology.

UC Net

UCnet has a new look and structure, designed to showcase — and help you navigate — the many benefits of working at UC and being part of a unique community that transforms lives and helps solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. With clear navigation and accessible, responsive design, the redesigned UCnet makes it easy to find what you need, whether you’re on your computer, tablet or phone, or using assistive technology.

April 18, 2024

Berkeley News

University of California system President Michael Drake spoke to the campus community on Thursday during a Campus Conversation event.

April 17, 2024

April 16, 2024

UC Net

UCPath is always seeking opportunities to make it easier and more convenient for you to access the information you need as a UC employee — and now that includes two new features to help you self-manage your inquiries.

UC Net

Since its launch in 2010, UCnet has been the go-to systemwide source of employee and retiree news and benefits information. On April 24, we’ll launch a brand-new version of the site to showcase — and help you navigate — the many benefits of working at UC and being part of a community that transforms lives through education, research, and public service.

April 10, 2024

Berkeley News

With decades of experience on campus, Lyons — the former dean of the Haas School of Business — will take over from outgoing Chancellor Carol Christ on July 1.

CalMessages

Dear Colleagues, 

The revised PPSM-36: Classification of Positions is now available for your information. This Presidential Policy went through the substantive revision process. These revisions include:

April 2, 2024

UC Net

April 2, 2024: This announcement has been updated with information about the resolution of account activation issues.

April 1, 2024

CalMessages

Dear Colleagues, 

Over the past few years, UC has made notable strides in supporting work-life balance, including the introduction of the Pay for Family Care and Bonding program in 2021 and protected leave following reproductive loss in 2024. UC is now seeking to expand paid sick leave for part-time and full-time employees effective January 1, 2025, and the Office of the President invites comments on proposed revisions to PPSM 2.210: Absence from Work.

UC Net

Over the past few years, UC has made notable strides in supporting work-life balance, including the introduction of the Pay for Family Care and Bonding program in 2021 and protected leave following reproductive loss in 2024. A new proposal, entering systemwide review on April 1, 2024, would continue that progress by significantly expanding access to paid sick leave.

March 27, 2024

UC Net
If you are planning on retiring on 7/1/24, please run two different retirement estimates to see which is more financially advantageous for your particular situation:
  1. One with a 6/27/24 separation date and a 7/1/24 retirement date 
  2. One with a 6/29/24 separation date and a 6/30/24 retirement date 

If you have questions, please contact the Benefits Director, Sharon Johnson at sdjohnson@berkeley.edu or 510-388-9549.

March 11, 2024

UC Net

As part of UC’s commitment to the well-being and security of our community, a University-paid Identity Theft Protection Program through Experian will be provided for all benefit-eligible faculty, staff, and retirees beginning April 1, 2024.

UCPath

As part of the university’s ongoing commitment to the well-being and security of its valued faculty and staff, UC will provide fully paid comprehensive identity theft protection for employees and their dependent children under age 18 through Experian.

March 7, 2024