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UC Releases 2014 Annual Report on Employee Compensation

The data can be viewed by occupational group or fund source, and includes facts about faculty compensation. The university discloses this information as part of their commitment to being transparent and publicly accountable. Copies are available by request. More>

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UC President Announces $15 an Hour Minimum Wage

University of California President Janet Napolitano recently announced that the minimum wage for its workers — both direct and service contract employees — will be raised to $15 an hour over the next three years. More>

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UC Global Food Initiative Marks Its First Year

In its first year, the initiative launched food security efforts, held conferences on sustainable fisheries and food justice, and appointed more than 50 student fellows. That is just a taste of the work underway as faculty, students, and staff from across the UC system — including Berkeley Lab — focus their collective power on food issues. More>

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Two UC Staff Elected to Retirement System Advisory Board

Michael Fehr of UCLA and Naomi Nakamura of UCSF Medical Center have been elected staff representatives to the University of California Retirement System Advisory Board. The Board meets a minimum of three times a year to discuss and share its opinions with UC leadership relating to all members, retirees and their beneficiaries. More>

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Recent Engagement Survey Shows High Regard for UC as Employer

The survey, which aims to help UC better understand the views, experiences and needs of non-represented staff on topics related to working at UC, showed improvement in employee opinions in most categories compared to a similar survey in 2012. More>

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Revamped UC Jobs Website Offers Improved Search, Sharing

The website allows current and prospective employees to easily find open staff positions at all UC locations. People can search one location, multiple locations or all of them at once. More>

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Update From UC’s Napolitano on Berkeley Lab Director Search

The search process is well under way, with UC Vice President for National Labs Kimberly Budil chairing the committee. Committee members include Saul Perlmutter and Natalie Roe. Several hundred letters and e-mails requesting nominations have gone out to a broad audience. The committee visited Berkeley Lab last week to hear from a number of Lab staff. More>

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Lab Director Search Committee Announced

UC President Napolitano announced the commencement of the search for the next director of the Lab on June 3. To be given full consideration, nominations and applications for the Berkeley Lab Director should be submitted no later than July 17. More>

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Napolitano Letter to the Lab Regarding Director Search

I am writing to you to let you know that our process to appoint the next director of Berkeley Lab has begun. As part of that process, it is essential that we hear directly from Lab employees. More>

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Janet Napolitano Writes on Women and Leadership

UCOP President Janet Napolitano has published her first post as a LinkedIn Influencer, one of about 500 leaders invited by LinkedIn to share their views. In her post she encourages women to ignore subtle societal messages that women should not be leaders.

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