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OP Headlines

Post-Employment Benefits Forum, Wed., 10/21... Save the Date: Women We Admire Series, Thursday, 10/22... Speaker Series: California Higher Education, Thursday, 10/22... Suspension of University Cell Phone Policy... Community Supported Agriculture at UCOP...

‘ShakeOut’ Drill, Earthquake Checklist and Raffle

On Thursday, Oct. 15, UCOP will participate in the Great California ShakeOut, the largest earthquake drill ever! At 10:15 am, employees will practice the “Drop! Cover! Hold on!” for 60 seconds.

Post-Employment Benefits Forum, Wed., 10/21

The President’s Task Force on Post-Employment Benefits is holding forums at UCOP in the Franklin building, room 10325 on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 to give faculty, staff and retirees the opportunity to ask questions and learn about the immediate and long-term effects of fiscal pressures on the University’s pension and retiree health programs.

Community Supported Agriculture at UCOP

In 2007, the UCOP Sustainability Committee launched a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project. UCOP partnered with Full Belly Farms to bring CSA members fresh, organic produce each Tuesday at the Franklin Building. When we began

Revisions to Personnel Policies for Staff Members

The University is proposing revisions to the following Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM):

Suspension of University Cell Phone Policy

In response to the President Yudof’s August 10, 2009 letter to Internal Revenue Commissioner Douglas Schulman, we have received permission from the IRS to suspend implementation of the University's current cell phone policy until January 31, 2010.