Employee Information

February 10, 2021

Homeownership Promotion Program Open to Eligible UAMS Employees

Ben Boulden

UAMS is happy to present the Employee Homeownership Promotion program. The program includes targeted financial educational classes, free tax preparation with the opening of a savings account, housing/credit counseling and homebuyer education offered by our partner lending institution, Southern Bancorp Community Partners (SBCP).

February 1, 2021

Arkansans Impacted by Unemployment Fraud

Ben Boulden

At the request of the state, the Office of Human Resources on Friday sent an email notification to employees affected by the fraudulently claimed unemployment benefits.  Since March 2020, there has been a large, nationwide increase in fraudulent unemployment claims.

January 14, 2021

Please Be Aware of Political Activity Policy for UAMS Employees, Students

Ben Boulden

The Arkansas General Assembly convened into session at the Capitol this week. At the beginning of each session, there are always questions about participation in the legislative process. This is a good time to review the political activity policies for UAMS and the State of Arkansas.

January 7, 2021

Plain Language Alert Training Available

Ben Boulden

UAMS has moved from an alert system using codes and colors to plain language.  These alerts fall into four different categories: security, weather, facility, and medical.  The alert is then followed by plain language and will sound something like this “Weather Alert, Tornado Warning for the main UAMS campus.” This change is part of an…

Skillsoft Offers Free Online Learning through March 15

Ben Boulden

UAMS employees now have access to over 1,500 learning and development resources through the new Skillsoft content in My Compass. This content is available through March 15. Just log on to My Compass, search for a topic and find books, book summaries, learning modules and more!

November 24, 2020

Zoom Professional Development Trainings

Yavonda Chase

The Office of Organizational Development is offering a variety of professional development training via Zoom from December through February 2021. Please register in MyCompass in advance for each meeting you’d like to attend.

November 19, 2020

Quarantine Leave Pay Guidelines

Yavonda Chase

The Offices of Human Resources and Student and Employee Health have collaborated with leadership to clarify the eligibility guidelines regarding paid leave for employees who are quarantined as a result of performing work duties related to confirmed UAMS COVID-19 patients.

Unemployment Fraud — Update for Affected Employees

Yavonda Chase

UAMS has received updated information from the Little Rock Police Department regarding actions employees need to take if they are a victim of unemployment fraud. 

October 22, 2020

UAMS Drug Free Campus Notice

Yavonda Chase

As a drug free campus, all employees, faculty and students must acknowledge that they have received the notice about the UAMS drug free campus program. You MUST log into MyCompass and check the box that you have received the notice.

September 24, 2020

Virtual My Compass Instructor Training Now Available

Yavonda Chase

My Compass is now providing virtual My Compass instructor training. The training will occur on the third Wednesday of every month and facilitated virtually. The next session is from 10-11 a.m., Oct. 21.

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