Tag Archives: Human Resources

Labor Day Timesheet Entry – Reminder to Managers

Managers, please take extra care when approving staff timesheets for the pay period that includes September 3rd.  Remember, Labor Day is a Floating Holiday, which means that all benefits-eligible staff employees who did not work must report their regularly scheduled hours as CTO.

~This applies to ALL benefit-eligible employees – hourly and exempt~

As a manager, you are responsible for accurate timesheet entry for your employees.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources.

http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/business/hr/staffandfaculty/benefits/timeaway/holidays

September EFAP News- Suicide Awareness

There are over 400,000 deaths by suicide in the U.S. each year. For every completed suicide, there are 25 attempts. Noticing the warning signs and reaching out to someone experiencing suicidal thoughts could save their life.

Some of the verbal warning signs of suicide include:

  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Talking about feeling trapped or hopeless
  • Talking about feeling unbearable pain
  • Talking about killing themselves

Some of the behavioral warning signs of suicide include:

  • Increased alcohol or drug use
  • Looking for a way to kill themselves, such as searching online
  • Withdrawing from activities or others
  • Reckless behavior or increased aggression
  • Sleeping too much or too little
  • Reaching out to say “goodbye” or giving away possessions

Some of the mood warning signs of suicide include:

  • Depression or anxiety
  • Rage or irritability
  • Suddenly happier or calmer
  • Loss of interest

This month be sure to register and attend the webinar, “The Many Faces of Mental Health” to learn more about the mental health challenges we all face, how to support yourself and how to support others. If you’re unable to attend you can log on to the website at a later time to view the archived presentation.

Additional Resources

 

MONTHLY WEBINAR

Wednesday, September 26th

THE MANY FACES OF MENTAL HEALTH

One in five adults develop a mental health condition every year. Being diagnosed with a mental health condition can be stigmatizing and isolating. Stigmatization prevents those who need support and resources from seeking the help they need. This seminar will discuss what you can do to help de-stigmatize mental illness, how to recognize if you or someone you know may be in need of help, and how to develop a supportive attitude.

TO REGISTER:

– Click HERE 

– Select the time

– Or – click on “Upcoming Webinars” from the homepage of the website and follow the easy instructions

e4health administers the College’s EFAP program.  To access their comprehensive web site, with many tools and articles, go to the e4health web site.
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