HRNewsWire

Back to Current Issue

A New Workplace Mediation Program

Do you have communication problems with your supervisor or a coworker? Are you having disagreements with an employee over how things should be done or who should do what? Are your work style and personality incompatible with those of your supervisor or a co-worker? Are you involved in any workplace conflict that you just cannot resolve on your own? Mediation offers you an opportunity for resolution. The University is introducing a new voluntary mediation process to eligible staff as a form of alternative dispute resolution, or ADR, to resolve workplace conflicts. More...

Tags: Employee Relations

Accepting Applications for JHU Peer Mediator Candidates

We are now accepting applications for JHU peer mediators! In order to be considered at this time, interested candidates must be JHU employees and available to participate in the five-day mediation training class on May 8, 9, 10, 14, and 15, 2012, 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m. Prior training and experience are not required. Interested JHU employees are invited to apply for the peer mediator opportunity with the JHU Workplace Mediation program. Visit http://mediation.jhu.edu for the application form and to learn more about the program. The application deadline is February 10th. More...

Tags: Employee Relations

JHU Grievance Process Amended

Formerly the grievance process, the university's appeal process is designed to provide prompt and orderly resolution of issues arising in the course of employment. The overall processing time has been reduced; employees initiating an appeal now have the opportunity to choose/designate a member of the appeal panel; and, under certain circumstances, the employee has the option of waiving step one of the appeal process.
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/policies/grievance.cfm More...

Tags: Employee Relations

Summer Jobs Youth Program 2012

Do you have a teen interested in working in the Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program (JHSPH) 2012? This paid summer internship provides exposure to careers, mentoring, and education while developing responsibility and experience! More...

Tags: Students

Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools Helps Mentor Young Minds

Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools (JHTTFS) is a service partnership that provides opportunities for faculty and staff to offer their talents to the city's youth and improve the administrative and educational outcomes of Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS). Listen to Johns Hopkins volunteers and BCPS staff describe the positive impact of the partnership on students. More...

Tags: Life and Engagement, Work, JHTTFS

Summer Camp Discoveries Fair Helps Families Find Engaging Activities for Kids

The Office of Work, Life and Engagement will hold its annual Summer Camp Discoveries Fair from 11:30 am to 1 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Turner Concourse on the East Baltimore campus. More...

Tags: Life and Engagement, Work, Summer Camp

Use Your Lunch Hour to Learn from Experts

The Office of Work, Life and Engagement schedules local experts for hour-long workshops starting at noon on the Homewood and East Baltimore campuses. Workshop topics focus on aging, finances, parenting, personal and legal preparedness, wellbeing, as well as other issues. More...

Tags: Life and Engagement, Work

NEW WEIGHT WATCHERS PROGRAM - 50% OFF!

The university has partnered with Weight Watchers to offer flexible solutions to help you reach that 2012 weight-loss resolution! Benefits eligible employees and retirees can now receive 50% off Weight Watchers programs including At Work meetings, community meetings and Weight Watchers online. The NEW Monthly Pass provides access to both meetings at work, plus unlimited local meetings. Weight Watchers online offers the convenience to follow the plan at your own pace, on your own time, from anywhere. Choose the option that works for you. And now with Weight Watchers PointsPlus, it's a perfect time to start! More...

Tags: Benefits , Health and Welfare

Congratulations to our 12 iPad2 Winners!

This past fall all JHU employees had the opportunity to participate in the Fall Financial Education Series and the Financial IQ Challenge. Both of these offered an opportunity to further your knowledge around financial planning. We are pleased that so many of you participated and commend you for taking steps to prepare for your financial future. More...

Tags: Benefits , Retirement