Nominations are being accepted for one of two new awards that will debut in 2021.

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Eligible employees will have the option to choose or decline health care coverage during the annual open enrollment Oct. 23-Nov. 9. In addition to a consumer-driven health plan, traditional health plans from Viva Health and Blue Cross/Blue Shield will be continue to be available for 2021.

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Viva Choice — UAB’s consumer-driven health plan (CDHP) — is an alternative to traditional Viva and Blue Cross health care plans offered to eligible employees during the annual open enrollment for benefits Oct. 23-Nov. 9.

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This week, UAB HR Benefits begins rolling out information about Open Enrollment for benefit-eligible employees. Weekly communications will provide employees more time to review available benefits and upcoming changes and make informed decisions for themselves and their families.

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UAB’s AWARE program provides confidential disability-management services when an employee’s job is affected by a physical, mental or emotional impairment.

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Staff in all campus schools and units will use a standard process and timeframe for annual performance reviews this year; reviews must be completed by Oct. 31.

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Alicia Booker has been selected as the new university ombudsman in a newly expanded office that also will support university staff in conflict and dispute resolution.

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For its commitment to employee health and corporate health programming, UAB was named one of five finalists of the 2019 Healthiest Employers of Alabama, an awards program administered by health-intelligence platform Springbuk.

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Discount program can cut hundreds from prices at dozens of area businesses, from car dealers to cellphone service plans and popular restaurants.

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All campus staff will use the same process and timeframe for annual reviews beginning in July. Learn how ratings, criteria and more were shaped by hundreds of employees in a 2019 pilot.

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Be proactive to get the most from your performance review.

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More than 280 employees with 20 or more years of service will be honored during the annual Service Awards Program luncheon noon March 6 in the Hill Student Center third floor ballroom. John F. Kearney, Ph.D., will be honored for 45 years of service to UAB, while Loy O. Vaughan, Ph.D., will be honored for 50.

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Think eating healthier is too expensive to try? You can enjoy nutritious foods without breaking the bank — and there are more benefits than just saving money.

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The plan, rolling out this spring for more than 500 clinical research staff, aims to clarify opportunities for advancement. 

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Human Resources enhances the learning experience for campus faculty and staff through an enhanced, user-friendly design. 

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The fair will feature food trucks, giveaways and opportunities to meet with mental health providers from both UAB and the Birmingham area.

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Sandra Cooper, environmental services specialist, is UAB’s Employee of the Year. Cooper was chosen from the Employee of the Month award-winners during a 13-month period ending in August 2019.

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Learn the ins and outs of who qualifies for the program, how to take advantage of it, the requirements for staying qualified and everything in-between.

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Anna Threadcraft, director of Employee Wellness, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for July.

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UAB Safe streamFrom offering a travel assistance program to help planning ahead for emergencies while abroad to savings and discounts on travel options through UAB Perks, UAB makes prepping for international travel easier.

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Programs at UAB teach people on the autism spectrum the social skills they need to succeed in the workplace, give teens with ASD crucial job experience and help all employees learn to communicate with colleagues on the autism spectrum.

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Explore the amenities, perks and resources that make it great to be a Blazer.

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UAB employees who are supervisors, whose job includes management of state funds in certain capacities or who meet a salary threshold of $75,000 are required to complete an annual Statement of Economic Interests form.

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UAB Human Resources’ new Financial Wellness Program, featuring personalized counseling, educational seminars and online resources designed to help employees cope with financial stressors, build financial skills and feel confident about their future.

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UAB Safe streamMajor depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern, more commonly known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), affects as many as 10 million Americans.

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