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New meeting scheduling practices: Breaks to support employee well-being

Implement these practices to support yourself, your staff and your colleagues.


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Oakland staff: Here’s how to reserve hoteling workspaces and meeting rooms

Make sure you’ve taken the steps necessary to reserve a room in EMS when you need it. Training is available if you need help.


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Set SMART goals for the 2022-2023 performance year

Use the SMART goals framework — specific, measurable, attainable, rewarding and time-bound — to create a path to what you want to achieve.


Friday, April 15, is the deadline to file 2021 Health FSA claims

April 15, 2022, is the deadline to file 2021 Health FSA claims. The grace period for DepCare FSA claims has been extended until Dec. 31, 2022.


Retiring on July 1? Now’s the time to apply on UCRAYS

If you’re planning to retire on July 1, submit the required documentation by May 13 to take advantage of the “no lapse in pay” guarantee.


UCOP welcomes Lalitha Sankaran as director of the Office of Workplace Inclusion and Belonging

Lalitha comes to UCOP from San Mateo Medical Center, where she led the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Her first day will be April 11.


What to do if you’re the victim of a cyberattack or notice suspicious online activity

Cybercriminals use phishing emails, text messages and voice calls to get a foothold inside our network — and then launch more attacks.


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Be careful about financial adviser solicitations

It’s easy to confuse these unauthorized advisers with UC-contracted financial planning services. To be clear, UC contracts exclusively with Fidelity Investments for all financial education and guidance services through a dedicated team that is well-versed in UC retirement benefits.


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STEP Finalize Criteria is due March 31

Your last STEP Check-in conversation with your manager for the FY2021-22 performance cycle must take place by the end of this month.