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UC Davis & UC Davis Health Are Best Employers for Diversity

May 27, 2021
This is the first recognition for the Davis Campus and the second year running for UC Davis Health in the annual Forbes survey that recognizes US employers for excellence in cultivating diversity through inclusive practices.

Salary Increase for Policy-Covered (Non-Represented) Staff

June 03, 2021
(updated) UC President Michael Drake announced salary increases for staff not represented by a collective bargaining unit. All eligible, policy-covered staff will receive a three percent (3%) increase to their base salary.

Introduction to PeopleAdmin for UCD Health

May 27, 2021
In the summer of 2021, the PeopleAdmin system will be used at UC Davis Health for classification and reclassification requests, recruitments and other changes to position descriptions, as well as requesting one-time payments. AggieService users should join a webinar.

The Key to Healthy Teams

May 10, 2021

As I talked with leaders about their results from the pulse survey conducted at UC Davis Health last fall, I noticed a pattern. When I spoke with leaders from the Patient Care Services (PCS) units, I consistently heard some form of “We’re encouraged to take care of ourselves first, our team second, so the patient gets the best care.” I was intrigued and had to know more! I had an inspiring hour-long conversation with Toby Marsh, R.N., M.S.A., M.S.N., F.A.C.H.E., N.E.A.-BC, Chief  Patient Care Services Officer.

New UC COVID-19 Policy Proposal

April 26, 2021
The University of California joined the California State University in supporting immunizations as part of an expected return of students, faculty, academic appointees and staff to in-person instruction across the state this fall.

Bargaining Information: Skilled Crafts Unit (K3)

April 15, 2021
Public notice meetings are scheduled and proposals are available for local bargaining between the University of California, Davis (UCD) and Teamsters Local 2010, Skilled Crafts unit (K3).

The Case of Jasmine and the “Yeah But” Solution

April 14, 2021
Procastination in the Face of Tough Decisions

Jasmine (not her real name)  had been the director of a unit on the campus of a nonprofit university for less than two years.  Over the last year, two department  managers retired when Covid-19 expanded, and had not been replaced. Work had been redistributed “temporarily”  six months ago while she delayed in recruiting for replacements because, “it is so hard to hire virtually when we usually operate face-to-face.”