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Johns Hopkins receives national recognition for work-life progress

For the third year in a row, Johns Hopkins University and Health System has been recognized with the 2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction award by the national organization WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP). The Office of Work, Life and Engagement demonstrated a strong portfolio of programs and services that assist faculty and staff in achieving work-life fit. More...

Tags: World at Work, Work/Life, Recognition, WLE

Breastfeeding Support Program

This year the AWLP also honored Johns Hopkins with the Innovative Excellence Award for our Breastfeeding Support Program. This program has built an infrastructure of support for new moms from the beginning of breastfeeding through the first year of work postpartum. The Office of Work, Life and Engagement offers support through 14 Mother’s Rooms across campuses, breast pumps for a reduced price, and a vending machine with breastfeeding supplies. The program has received national attention at conferences, in the media, and as part of a book on best practices. More...

Tags: Work/Life, Recognition, WLE, Breastfeeding Support

WageWorks Filing Deadline

April 30, 2015 is the deadline for submitting 2014 claims to WageWorks for your health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts. Eligible expenses must have been incurred from January 1 - December 31, 2014. More...

Tags: Flexible Spending Accounts, FSA, Wage Works

JHU Policy Amendment to “Ban the Box”

The JHU recruiting and employment policy has been amended for required background checks and conducting credit checks in accordance with the Maryland State Job Applicant Fairness Act. To read the policy in its entirety, go to http://hrnt.jhu.edu/pol-man/section/section3.cfm More...

Tags: Background/Credit Checks, Policy Manual, Recruitment and Employment

Summer Camp Guide available

If you were unable to attend the Summer Camp Discoveries Fair on Feb. 17 because of the snow, please download the guide at http://hopkinsworklife.org/camp-fair. More...

Tags: Work/Life, Summer Camp, WLE

Johns Hopkins Baby Shower Shares Important Resources with New and Expectant Parents

New and expectant parents are invited to attend the Johns Hopkins Baby Shower, hosted by the Office of Work, Life and Engagement, on Wednesday, April 8 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., East Baltimore. Johns Hopkins offers JHU faculty and staff and JHH/JHHSC employees a variety of services to support you during the exciting life transition of welcoming a baby to your family. More...

Tags: Work/Life, WLE, Baby Shower, Workshops