HR Focus

UF welcomes new Talent Acquisition and Onboarding director Audrey Gainey


Published: January 6, 2020 8:50 am

UFHR is pleased to welcome Audrey Gainey as its new director of Talent Acquisition and Onboarding. Gainey will oversee UF’s Strategic Talent Group, which aims to identify, attract and engage potential and current faculty and staff and serves as a consulting group to departments throughout the university. Gainey brings more than 24 years of experience […]

Verify your benefits deductions for 2020


Published: January 6, 2020 8:35 am

Whether or not you made changes during Open Enrollment, the New Year is a good time to review your paycheck to ensure your coverage selections are accurate. If you made any changes to the following plans during Open Enrollment, they will be reflected beginning with your Jan. 3 paycheck: Medical/Dependent Care Reimbursement and Health Savings […]

Happy Holidays! Reminders for the holiday closing period and year-end


Published: December 9, 2019 3:24 pm

The University of Florida will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Wednesday, Jan. 1, as well as the holiday closing period of Dec. 26 through 31, and will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2. As you make preparations for time off during the holidays, be sure to enter your time and leave early.

Does your department accept volunteers? We want to hear from you!


Published: November 12, 2019 3:55 pm

In an effort to better support University of Florida volunteer programs, UFHR is developing a volunteer policy to improve compliance with the university’s longstanding Volunteer Regulation.

New “rolling” method of calculating FMLA leave effective January 2020


Published: October 29, 2019 12:41 pm

As part of its strategic commitment to modernize UF’s leave program for faculty and staff, UF Human Resources recently evaluated the way Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave is administered at the university. One outcome of these efforts was to align the calculation of the qualifying time period with current standard practice — from […]

Department of Labor announces changes to Fair Labor Standards Act


Published: October 29, 2019 12:40 pm

Last month, the Department of Labor announced a change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. The department expects the changes to FLSA will extend overtime pay protections to more than 1.3 million workers.

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Florida minimum wage increase effective Jan. 1


Published: October 29, 2019 12:06 pm

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity recently announced that the state minimum wage will increase 10 cents from $8.46 to $8.56 per hour.

Our policies reflect our values


Published: October 29, 2019 12:03 pm

UF strives to provide a safe and healthy environment for faculty, staff and students. These commitments are reflected in our policies as well as in the protections and support provided to those who need it. The federal law known as the Drug-Free Workplace Act requires UF to maintain a drug-free workplace. UF is committed to […]

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Resources available to support leaders and TEAMS staff as UF Engaged officially launches


Published: October 1, 2019 9:00 am

Beginning this week, many UF leaders and TEAMS staff will begin receiving the first system-generated reminders notifying them that it’s time to complete their Quarterly Check-ins.

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Benefits Open Enrollment: Keep Current. Stay Current.


Published: September 17, 2019 8:50 am

Open Enrollment for 2020 benefits will take place Oct. 14 through Nov. 1. During Open Enrollment, employees may elect or change state and UF benefits plans through the appropriate online portals. Learn more about some of the ways you can prepare.


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