Tag: Human Resources

Changes Coming to Retiree Medical Benefits

Changes Coming to Retiree Medical Benefits

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

When Webster’s early (pre-65) retiree medical plan was first implemented, few options were available on the market. However, the University’s comprehensive benefits package, including health, wellness, paid time off and retirement benefits, has remained industry competitive. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, many options are now available, and Webster, like other universities, must […]

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One-Third Already Registering in ‘My Webster’; Tips for Easing the Process

One-Third Already Registering in ‘My Webster’; Tips for Easing the Process

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

U.S. employees are kicking the tires on My Webster, the new automated payroll and human resources system. Before driving it off the lot Jan. 1, employees are asked to register in My Webster and experiment within it, to become familiar with it how it works and address any issues. About one-third of employees have already […]

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Planning Holiday Time Off? Don’t Forget Your ‘My Webster’ Training

Planning Holiday Time Off? Don’t Forget Your ‘My Webster’ Training

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you planning any time off around the Thanksgiving holiday? Don’t forget to get your web training in for the new My Webster payroll and human resources system. All U.S.-based employees received an emailed invitation from the WorldClassRoom/Canvas system, Webster’s online education and training tool. (Because Canvas is primarily designed as a teaching tool, the […]

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‘My Webster’ Training Continues This Week

‘My Webster’ Training Continues This Week

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you have not already done so, follow the link in the e-mailed invitation you received late last week and complete your 30-minute My Webster training. It’s quick and easy and will help familiarize you with the new self-service human resources and payroll system U.S. staff will be required to use for accessing important employment […]

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My Webster Employee Self-Service Overview Meetings Nov. 19-22

My Webster Employee Self-Service Overview Meetings Nov. 19-22

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Human Resources invites employees to attend the following My Webster Employee Self-Service Overview virtual meetings: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 4 – 5 p.m. CST Wednesday, Nov. 20, 1:30 – 2:30 CST Thursday, Nov. 21, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST Friday, Nov. 22, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. CST These virtual meetings will be in WebEx. To […]

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My Webster Online Training Delivered to Your Inbox This Week

My Webster Online Training Delivered to Your Inbox This Week

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

This week all U.S. faculty, staff and student employees will receive an email inviting them to training for the new My Webster automated payroll and human resources system. This is a legitimate email invitation from Webster’s online education and training tool, the “WorldClassRoom”/”Canvas” system, to house My Webster training modules: This week marks the beginning […]

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Webinar on Sexual Misconduct: Faculty Role in Compliance

Webinar on Sexual Misconduct: Faculty Role in Compliance

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center, in partnership with Student Affairs, Human Resources and the Women and Gender Studies program invite Webster faculty to attend “Sexual Misconduct to Sexual Assault: Faculty’s Role in Compliance,” a 90-minute webinar focused on Title IX and related laws and how faculty members on our campus have an important role in compliance […]

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‘My Webster’ Policy Updates: Vacation Accrual, Timesheets

‘My Webster’ Policy Updates: Vacation Accrual, Timesheets

| November 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Last week’s post on the new “My Webster” automated payroll and human resources system outlined the fall and early winter launch. Over the last few weeks, Human Resources and Finance staff have also been meeting with departments, schools and colleges and with University leadership to outline some of the major features of My Webster. Along […]

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‘My Webster’ Automated Payroll/HR System Coming Soon

‘My Webster’ Automated Payroll/HR System Coming Soon

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, all U.S.-based employees received an e-mail announcement from Greg Gunderson, vice president and chief financial officer; and Betsy Schmutz, associate vice president and chief human resources officer; updating the community on plans to automate payroll and human resources functions. Plans to do so by the December holiday break are moving forward. The […]

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Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Nov. 1-15

Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Nov. 1-15

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Notice to full-time benefit eligible faculty and staff concerning Annual Benefits Open Enrollment: The 2014 Benefits Open Enrollment begins Friday, Nov. 1 and concludes Friday, Nov. 15. Benefit information packets were mailed last week, so you should have received or will soon receive a mailing at your home address providing an overview of 2014 updates […]

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