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  Staffline: A Publication of the Staff Council December 1, 2014
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A Note from Staff Council President Renee Berteau:

photo descriptionI recently had the opportunity to walk across the UVM Green with President Sullivan and he took the time to greet everyone we passed with words of welcome and a friendly smile. It got me thinking, what if everyone in our community said "hello," "good morning," and "good afternoon" as they passed one another and we each said the same in return? How would this strengthen our UVM community as a welcoming place and set our institution apart from others? Continue reading . . .

Staff Council Meeting
Staff Council's next meeting is Tuesday, December 2, 2014 from 12:05pm - 1:30pm in the Davis Center, Livak Ballroom. Our guests will be Laurel Cameron, Director of ACCESS as well as Jes Kraus, Executive Director Human Resource Operations and Affirmative Action and Caryn Gronvold, Labor Relations. Learn more . . .

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Staff Council Holiday Bazaar and Food Drive
December 3, 2014

photo descriptionThe Holiday Bazaar and Food Drive is scheduled for Wed., Dec. 3, 2014. Volunteers are needed throughout the day as well as bakers willing to donate a delicious baked good to our bake sale. You can sign up online here. This is Staff Council's largest event of the year and an opportunity for staff and other members of the UVM community to sell handmade crafts, pottery, art work, home made baked goods. Remember to bring a non-perishable food donation for the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf and get one free ticket to our Raffle! Continue reading . . .

Nominations for Grievance Committee Members and Peer Advisors

photo descriptionNominations are now being accepted for the Grievance Committee and Peer Advisors as part of UVM's Grievance and Mediation Policy - Staff (Non-Represented). Committee Nominations are due by December 8, 2014 and Peer Advisor Nominations are due by December 15, 2014. Continue reading . . .

Education Outreach Campaign
Your Choice For Your Voice - Educate Yourself!

photo descriptionThe Vermont Labor Relations Board (VLRB) has set an election for eligible staff in the Administrative Support or Clerical, Technical and Specialized job families at UVM to determine whether these employees wish to be represented by a union. The election will occur on December 16 and 17 from 7:30am - 5:30pm in the Marsh Lounge of the Billings Center, 48 University Place. A full list of those eligible to vote, the questions on the election ballot, and additional information to answer questions and concerns, can all be found on the Informed Choice website. Continue reading . . .

President's Our Common Ground Staff Award

photo descriptionNominations are now being accepted for the President's Our Common Ground Staff Award. This award recognizes six staff members who exemplify the qualitities of UVM's Our Common Ground, the statement of aspirations and shared values for the UVM Community. The deadline for Nominations is January 23, 2015. Continue reading . . .

First Night Burlington Buttons

photo descriptionDiscounted Buttons to First Night Burlington are available in the Staff Council Office until December 18, 2014. Adults: $13.50 Kid's (3-12yrs): $5.00. Continue reading . . .

Double discounted UVM Athletic tickets for Staff at two December games

photo descriptionStaff Council offers special double discounted tickets to two UVM December home games. This offer is extended to STAFF MEMBERS only until December 5, 2014, purchaser may buy multiple tickets. See which games are eligible for this special discount. Continue reading . . .

Tobacco-Free UVM Health Initiative

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Learn more about the plans for UVM to go Tobacco Free, share your own thoughts, concerns, and questions, and find resources to help you or a colleague quit. Continue Reading . . .

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