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Associate Vice-Principal (Human Resources) Communications

Queen’s Human Resources is here to support our staff and faculty. Read the latest updates from the Associate Vice-Principal (Human Resources) Steven Millan.

Reminders – Upcoming Dates Employee Benefits Plan

Reminders – Upcoming Dates Employee Benefits Plan

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Good morning,

On July 1, Manulife became the university’s benefits carrier for staff, faculty and retirees.  The transition included the introduction of new optional benefits and a pay direct drug card.  Many staff have taken advantage of the new benefits and the convenience of the pay direct drug card. 

There are some upcoming key dates to keep in mind:

Summary of Resources for Managers

Summary of Resources for Managers

Friday, August 28, 2020

Dear Managers,

As summer comes to an end and we turn our attention to the fall term, we would like to take the opportunity to encourage you to revisit the tools and resources that have been provided over the past five months.  Although most staff will most likely continue to work remotely, some employees will begin the transition back to campus in support of returning students and the academic mission of the faculties. 

Queen’s steps up face mask recommendations and requirements for those on campus

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

In response to the recent COVID-19 outbreak in the Kingston region, Queen’s is strongly encouraging employees and students currently on campus to wear a face covering in all common areas, particularly in spaces where maintaining physical distancing is challenging...

Employee Benefits Plan Transitioning to Manulife on July 1, 2020

This communication was distributed through email on May 20, 2020.

I am writing to share important information about the transition of your employee benefits plan to Manulife on July 1.  Canada Life (formerly known as Great-West Life) currently provides your employee benefits.  In October 2019, we announced that Manulife was chosen through a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process to be the new benefits provider for the university...

Work from home extension - Email to Managers

March 24, 2020

In keeping with the recent announcement by the Premier’s office, we are asking all employees to, where possible, stay at home for two weeks. This is further to our direction on March 16th that encouraged the majority of university employees to work remotely, where possible. The university remains operational. The only exceptions will be for...