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Homewood Early Learning Center is accepting applications for Fall 2015

As construction progresses on the new Homewood Early Learning Center on the Johns Hopkins campus, families may now apply for their children to attend in Fall 2015. More...

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2015 Benefits Confirmation Statements Mailed

Confirmation statements for 2015 benefits have been mailed to all employees who were actively enrolled in our plans as of 12/1/2014. More...

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2015 Health Care Flexible Spending Account Plan Change

For employees who have a balance of $500 or less in their 2014 Health Care Flexible Spending Account at the end of the year, that balance will automatically carryover into 2015. The mailed confirmation statement does not reflect this carryover amount. More...

Tags: Benefits , Flexible Spending Accounts, Annual Enrollment, FSA

2015 Insurance Cards

A new plan year may mean new insurance cards. To see if you should receive new membership cards, check the list here: More...

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Applications for the 2015 Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund are now being Accepted

United Way pledges directed to The Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund help local non-profits build stronger communities. Organizations within the Live Near Your Work footprint or a ¾ mile radius of certain Johns Hopkins campuses that provide services focused on community revitalization, education, employment, health, and/or public safety are eligible for funds. Grant applications describing the organization’s positive impact on the community require a Johns Hopkins sponsor (an employee, retiree, or student) and are due no later than Thursday, February 11, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. More...

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Employee Engagement Survey coming in March of 2015

As the university continues to pursue the goal outlined in the Ten by Twenty to “attract, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce of engaged employees,” university leadership is preparing to survey employees in March about their level of engagement. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Health System will also be joining this endeavor. More...

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Maryland Minimum Wage Increase

The State of Maryland minimum wage has been $ 7.25 per hour since July 24, 2009. Effective January 1, 2015, the State of Maryland minimum wage will increase to $ 8.00 per hour. Please note: The local minimum wage for Montgomery County remains at $ 8.40 per hour while the minimum wage for the District of Columbia remains at $ 9.50 per hour. More...

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Year End Employee Payroll Checklist

It’s important to review your payroll information on a regular basis but especially as you prepare for year end. Visit the link below for some tools available to assist in reviewing your data and obtaining future information. More...

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Save the Date: Summer Camp Discoveries Fair

The Office of Work, Life and Engagement will hold its annual Summer Camp Discoveries Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, in Turner Concourse on the East Baltimore campus. More...

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2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

Friday, January 9, 2015 | Noon | Turner Auditorium
Theme: “Tolerance in America: Its Beauty and Challenges”
Keynote speaker: Morris Dees, founder, Southern Poverty Law Center More...

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JHU Winter Wellness Programs

Register today for new sessions of Yoga, Meditation, Cardio Fusion, Muscle Toning & Conditioning and Zumba starting in January. Get your New Year’s resolution started now! More...

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myWellness Choices 2014 – Surviving Flu Season

We all face the challenge of staying flu free in winter. The first step is to get a free flu shot offered to university employees, but there are lots of other ways to be proactive.

From eating foods that build immunity, to hand washing and getting enough rest, we can do a lot to ensure a flu free winter.

App of the Month: FluView
If you’ll be travelling a lot this winter, you may want to check out this app put out by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that gives an overview of flu activity across the country.

Enjoy a healthy and happy holiday season! More...

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