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Furlough Information and Instructions for Employees

While the University addresses operational and financial impacts of the COVID-19 health care crisis, protecting our employees’ access to health, dental and life insurance is critically important during this time. Find information on furloughs, including impact on benefits, the labor association agreements and frequently asked questions.

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City of East Lansing Income Tax Withholding Update

Effective May 30, 2020, employees now have the option to update their City of East Lansing tax withholding in EBS to a prorated percent, based on the amount of time worked in the city. Learn more about this update here.

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Michigan No-Fault Insurance Reform Goes into Effect July 2020

Last year, Governor Whitmer signed a bipartisan no-fault auto insurance reform bill designed to provide savings to Michigan drivers and strengthen consumer protections. That reform takes effect next month. Learn more about Michigan’s no-fault auto reform here.

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Inclusive Leadership: Starting with
Self-Reflection

Central to being a leader at MSU is understanding that furthering diversity, equity and inclusion is a priority that is imperative to the university fulfilling its mission. Simply understanding, however, is not enough. MSU HR’s Organization and Professional Development department talks about what it takes to become an inclusive leader.

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MSU Celebrates 2020 Award Winners

MSU acknowledges and expresses its gratitude for both long-term support staff and support staff going “above and beyond” in their job performance. Each year, the University recognizes these individuals through the MSU Retirement and Service Recognition, Jack Breslin Distinguished Staff Awards, and Ruth Jameyson “Above and Beyond” Award. See a full list of this year's recipients.

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Nominate a Supervisor for the 2020 Outstanding Supervisor Award

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Nominate an Employee for the 2020 Clerical-Technical Recognition Award

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Mental Health Awareness: Resources to Know About for Those in Need

May was Mental Health Awareness Month, and we want to ensure that you are aware of the various virtual mental health resources available to MSU employees during these difficult times.

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How Best Doctors Can Help You Through COVID-19 and Beyond

Have you had to cancel or reschedule a surgery or other medical procedure due to the current health crisis? Best Doctors is here to help by providing expert second medical opinions and access to coaching and online education tools to benefits-eligible MSU employees.

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Do you find yourself struggling to feel motivated? Todd Bradley, Senior Learning and Organization Development Specialist in HR's Organization and Professional Development department, is here to start your day off right or get you back on track during a mid-afternoon slump.

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Communicate with Impact: Tips for Leaders

Communicating effectively is always an important skill for leaders to demonstrate, but in this time of massive, rapid change it is more critical than ever. MSU HR’s Organization and Professional Development department explains some pointers that can really make a difference for leaders.

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Parking Fees Waived for Employees in June

Employee parking permits will not be payroll deducted for the month of June. Complimentary parking will be available in lots 15, 39, 54, 62, 63, 79, 83, 89, 91, 100, 109, 112, 113 and in Ramps 3 and 5. The pay by plate areas (basement level) of Ramps 1 and 6 are also complimentary. For more information, please visit the MSU Police site or click below to read a letter regarding parking permits.

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Last Day of Work for Graduating Students

Do you have students working for you that are not registered for classes this summer or fall? The last day these students are eligible to work is June 20. Questions? Contact the Solutions Center at SolutionsCenter@hr.msu.edu.

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