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11/13/2017

Adopt an Angel

Caltech Human Resources is once again sponsoring the annual Adopt an Angel Program, which provides holiday gifts for children of poverty-level families in the San Gabriel Valley area.

Come to the Human Resources office between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to pick up a decorated paper angel bearing the name of a needy child, along with his or her special wish list, age, clothing size, and interests. Unwrapped gifts with the paper angel attached are to be delivered to the Human Resources office by Friday, December 1.

The Angel Program is affiliated with the Foothill Unity Center, a nonprofit organization that provides critical support in the form of food, clothing, motel vouchers, referrals, and advocacy for people in crisis who reside in the San Gabriel Valley area.

For more information, contact Diane Williams at diane.williams@caltech.edu or (626) 395-8055.

09/27/2017

Fall 2017 Walking Campaign!

Looking to get the school year started off on the right foot?

Starting October 3rd, the Pink Turtles and Worklife@Caltech will be hosting a Move with the Pink Turtles walking campaign to help you get moving this Fall. The events are open to everyone willing to get a little more active, so bring a friend or family member!

The campaign kicks off on Tuesday, October 3rd at 5:30pm at the Caltech Student Health Center located at 1239 Arden Road, building number 8 on Caltech map.

Participants will then meet at 5:30pm every following Tuesday and Thursday at the Caltech Student Health Center for a walk hosted by Maria Lopez, founder of The Pink Turtles. The campaign will run until December 7th, 2017.

09/25/2017

The Fall 2017 Wellness Brown Bag Lunch Series

This Fall Worklife@Caltech is bringing you four fun and educational events as part of the Brown Bag Lunch Series at Caltech.

Whether you are looking for healthy eating tips or to learn some easy ways to reduce stress, the Brown Bag Lunch Series has got you covered!

Click here to find out the dates. topics and to RSVP

06/07/2017

2017 Annual Conflict of Interest disclosure

June 5, 2017
 
To:      Caltech Staff
 
From:  Julia McCallin, Associate Vice President for Human Resources 
 
As you are aware, the annual Conflict of Interest (COI) disclosure period has been moved from October to June.  Individuals will have from June 1 – June 30 to complete their COI disclosure.  Those who do not complete their disclosure will not be eligible for an Annual Salary Increase (ASI) until their disclosure has been submitted.  If the COI is not complete before the first pay period of FY'18, the ASI will be delayed until the start of the pay period following completion of the COI.  Please note the ASI will not be retroactive.  (The first biweekly pay period of FY'18 begins on September 18, 2017, and the first monthly pay period begins on October 1, 2017.)
 
A guide to the Conflict of Interest Disclosure and instructions can be found on the Human Resources website
 
Please take a few minutes to go to access.caltech and complete the disclosure no later than June 30, 2017. 

 
Click here to start

Happy to help.

This is an important part  of  your role in the Caltech community, and I thank you in advance for your commitment to maintaining Caltech's high level  of  integrity. If you have any questions, please contact Employment & Organizational Development at x6382.

 

06/02/2017

Conflict Of Interest - Annual Disclosure

Caltech faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars are required to report all financial interests, work related gifts and commitments that they have outside of the Institute by submitting a Conflict of Interest Disclosure.  This is a message that is automatically sent from the Conflict of Interest system to alert you about your need to complete the annual disclosure.  The deadline to complete a Conflict Of Interest Disclosure for FY2017 is June 30, 2017.

Please follow these steps:

1. Log in to the Access.Caltech web page at: http://access.caltech.edu.

2. Enter your access.caltech credentials and click the Sign In button.  

3. Select Conflict of Interest from the "Administrative Services" section on the screen.  Be sure to click on Submit when you have finished your disclosure. 
 

If you are having technical issues accessing the system, please contact the Caltech Help Desk personnel at 626-395-3500.  Please be sure to take a few minutes to complete the online forms.

04/10/2017

Spring Meditation Challenge

Starting April 11, 2017, Commit@Caltech will be hosting an 8-week Spring Meditation Challenge!

Join us every Tuesday at 12:15pm in the Beckman Institute Center Garden Courtyard for a relaxing 30-minute meditation session.

Participate and get a chance at winning cool prizes!

  • To sign up:
  • Go to caltech.stickk.com
  • Enter promo code: bewellCaltech
  • Create a "Spring Meditation Challenge" commitment

For more information, contact Roberta Carvalho at bewell@caltech.edu or by phone at (626) 395-2413.

Download the PDF flyer here.

11/10/2016

Adopt an Angel

Caltech Human Resources is once again sponsoring the annual Adopt an Angel Program, which provides holiday gifts for children of poverty-level families in the San Gabriel Valley area.

Come to the Human Resources office between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to pick up a decorated paper angel bearing the name of a needy child, along with his or her special wish list, age, clothing size, and interests. Unwrapped gifts with the paper angel attached are to be delivered to the Human Resources office by Tuesday, December 6.

The Angel Program is affiliated with the Foothill Unity Center, a nonprofit organization that provides critical support in the form of food, clothing, motel vouchers, referrals, and advocacy for people in crisis who reside in the San Gabriel Valley area.

For more information, contact Diane Williams at diane.williams@caltech.edu or 626-395-8055.

10/21/2016

2016–2017 United Way Campaign

I am pleased to announce that the 2016–2017 United Way Campaign will run from October 21 through November 19, 2016.  Every year the campus and JPL community support United Way through donations or volunteering.

I invite you to attend Family Night in support of the campaign or to contact your Workplace Ambassador to learn about the many ways to contribute. Throughout the campaign, you will receive more detailed information about how you can participate.

Friday, October 21 – Family Night
4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Beckman Mall

Thank you in advance for your support of this important initiative.

If you have questions, please visit the Human Resources website or call Human Resources Events & Education at 626-395-3204.

 

Julia McCallin
Associate Vice President for Human Resources

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