Flexible work arrangements webinars offered Feb. 18 and 24

Interested in trying out a flexible work arrangement for yourself or for the staff members in your unit? Human Resources is offering free webinars for supervisors and employees this month. (Feb. 12, 2009)

Strategic plan on disabilities focuses on six areas

Teams will develop and implement plans to address the following priority areas: the physical campus; education programs and services; communication; employment; technology; and emergency planning.

Wellness Program offers noon lectures, support groups

A lecture series that focuses on weight, body mass, cholesterol and diabetes, and support groups that help deal with cancer, diabetes and weight loss surgery are open to the Cornell community. (Feb. 6, 2009)

Cornell Child Care Center provides early learning

Some Cornellians graduate at a very early age - 3 years old, to be exact. Having recently celebrated her third birthday, Sophia has graduated from the toddler group to the preschool class at the center. (Feb. 6, 2009)

TCAT solicits public opinion on bus routes

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit has scheduled public meetings to discuss potential changes to almost all its bus routes later this year. (Feb. 5, 2009)

Cornell provides resources for staff who care for elderly, sick relatives

Cornell's Office of Workforce Diversity, Equity and Life Quality offers assistance for employees caring for relatives who are elderly, sick, disabled or have special needs. (Jan. 30, 2009)

Empire Plan coverage changes for Cayuga Medical Center psychiatric services

Effective Jan. 1, psychiatric services received at Cayuga Medical Center are considered out-of-network for Empire Plan participants. (Jan. 30, 2009)

New hardship fund will aid employees affected by recession

Mary Opperman, vice president for human resources, describes help for Cornell employees facing difficulties due to the recession. (Jan. 29, 2009)

Taking control of life in a time of uncertainty

Linda Starr of Cornell's Employee Assistance Program suggests ways to cope with the winter blues and financial uncertainties. (Jan. 23, 2009)