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Statewide paid family leave becomes effective Jan. 1

As of Jan. 1, 2018, employers in New York state will be required to offer paid leave for eligible staff members to bond with a new child, care for a family member with a serious health condition or fulfill a qualifying military exigency.

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Julia Miao receives Judges' Choice; Cynthia Sedlacek, People's Choice

Once again, the recognition received by Cornell’s talented amateur photographers is broadened by having both “judges’ choice” and “people’s choice” winners of the university-wide photo contest. Julia Miao’s “An Unveiled Symphony” won "judges' choice"; Cynthia Sedlacek’s “Who Moved My Nest” won "people's choice" ...

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Gathering highlights resources for domestic violence survivors

Timed to occur during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Cornell’s first community gathering to take a stand against domestic violence was held Oct. 19 in Willard Straight Hall. The gathering also highlighted the 40th anniversary of the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County.

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5k Run helps United Way; next up, women's hockey against Wisconsin

The Homecoming 5k run Oct. 21, with 53 students, 27 alumni and nine staff, parents and others participating, raised $2,000 for the United Way campaign. Now, Cornell women’s ice hockey hopes to surpass the $5,000 it raised last year, as it goes head-to-head against the University of Wisconsin, Nov. 11 ...

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Saluting our veterans: Meet Craig Wiggers

Craig Wiggers, a retired Marine lieutenant colonel with 25 years of service, is director of administration for the physics department and says he loves Cornell’s welcoming, supportive environment.

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Workday time tracking to replace Kronos January 4

A new Workday time-and-attendance system is set to go live Jan. 4, 2018, replacing Kronos, the system currently used by approximately 12,000 nonexempt, biweekly staff and student employees to manage time worked and time off.

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Weather wins Judges' Choice in Halloween costume contest

In one of the largest Halloween Happenings contests in recent years, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences staff, dressed as “Weather Super Heroes and Villains,” won “judges’ choice” overall, with second place in “judges’ choice” going to “Rosie the Riveter”– a group including staff from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

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Winter is coming … be prepared

With the snow and ice of the 2017-18 winter season fast approaching, the staff from Environmental Health and Safety and the Grounds Department want to make sure staff, faculty and students are prepared.

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Area higher education institutions highlight public programming

The fourth annual Town-Gown Resource Fair drew wide interest from around the community, including educators, area residents and members of social and governmental agencies.

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