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JUNE 2016 Vol.2, Number 3
Putting people first: Team focuses on human relations to improve work life
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

Putting people first: Team focuses on human relations to improve work life

Human relationships – in a variety of ways – are integral parts of life. The workplace is no exception and is probably defined even more by the relationships we have with those around us. Think about your daily work environment and the variety and quantity of individuals you encounter in one way or another. Clearly, when those interactions are positive our work days and productivity levels are much better overall compared to when the interactions are not positive.

COMPENSATION

FLSA changes: Here’s what we know

The Department of Labor (DOL) has published final regulations updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that raise the minimum salary for an employee to be designated as exempt (excluded from overtime requirements) from $23,660 per year to $47,476.

BENEFITS

Protect your loved ones – update beneficiaries

Designating your beneficiaries ensures that your funds are appropriately distributed per your wishes and not defaulted to your estate. Once designated, it is recommended to review your beneficiary designations each year to ensure no changes are needed.

TALENT ACQUISITION

From Purdue’s executive recruiting team: Everyone is a recruiter

How can everyone be a recruiter? You are probably thinking, “I already have a position at the University as a (insert your job here). There is no way I can be a recruiter, too!” Despite everything you do and all the job responsibilities you already have, yes, you do need to add recruiting to that list.


ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Training provides springboard for supervisors

During the spring 2016 semester, Organizational Effectiveness team members partnered with the Council for Manager Development (CMD) project team on an important initiative focused on supervisory training.

Living with Diabetes
BENEFITS

Program offers diabetes support and more

Center for Healthy Living team members have knowledge and skills to help those with diabetes or pre-diabetes better understand the disease and live a healthier life.


BENEFITS

Three simple rules of retirement

There’s a delicate balance to strike when it comes to managing your financial resources – living well now and also living well later.

The right care at the right time
BENEFITS

When a sudden injury or illness occurs, wondering where to go for medical treatment can add extra stress to an already stressful situation. This uncertainty is heightened when we’re faced with injury or illness after our regular doctor’s office has closed or on a weekend or holiday. 

A mid-year benefits checkup is good for your health
BENEFITS

We all know life is hectic. However, it’s good to take a moment and check in on your benefits. Knowing what you have, where you stand and the resources and tools available to help you manage it all can relieve a little bit of stress.


BENEFITS

The Center for Healthy Living, located on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, offers primary care and preventive care services to benefits-eligible employees covered on a Purdue health plan.

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