UC Web Chat Oct. 24, 2011

Do you have questions about the revised staff layoff policy? Are you wondering about health-care rates for 2012? Did you know that UC is expanding its family-friendly programs?

Dwaine B. Duckett, Vice President of Human Resources, Office of the President, will answer faculty and staff questions on those and other topics Oct. 24 during a live, web-based conversation with Penny Herbert, UC staff advisor to the Regents, and Ravinder Singh, chair of the Council of UC Staff Assemblies.

This is a great opportunity for faculty and staff to talk with and ask questions of VP Duckett about a number of important employee issues. Specific items to be covered include:

  • Revised layoff policy
  • Health insurance premiums for 2012
  • Future UCRP contributions
  • UC's new family-friendly programs

The online event will be held from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. on Oct. 24, 2011. Faculty and staff can view the webcast at http://www.ustream.tv/ucevents.

To submit questions and comments, participants must create a Ustream account. This is a simple process that takes about a minute. Sign up for an account here: http://www.ustream.tv/login-signup. Creating a Ustream account is not required to view the webcast.

To participate in the live webcast, the following is recommended:

  • A high-speed (broadband) internet connection (1.5mbps/sec or greater)
  • Speakers and/or headphones to listen to audio

Note: Users who try to create a Ustream account using Internet Explorer 7 may encounter problems. Firefox or Internet Explorer 8 are recommended to create an account. An account is only required if you wish to participate in the chat session, otherwise you may view the webcast without participating in the Web chat.