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Texas Southern University (TSU) is a strong proponent of Title IX enforcement and in ensuring that sex discrimination and sexual violence is eradicated. Title IX is a Federal law that prohibits sex discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.  In accordance with Title IX, TSU policies prohibit sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assaults, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.  Please review the University Title IX Grievance Procedure (MAPP 02.05.09) and familiarize yourself with its content. In addition to reviewing the TSU Title IX Grievance Procedure, below is a link to a Public Service Announcement recently released by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assaults.

www.whitehouse.gov/videos/2014/April/042914_1is2Many_60.mp4

Let’s all do our part to ensure Title IX compliance at Texas Southern University.  Working together, this goal can be accomplished.

Change Lives. Shape the Future. Make a Difference. Give.

The 2014 State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) has begun and will run through October 31, 2014.This year’s campaign will focus on increasing participation to 100% from our campus community.The donations from Texas Southern University will change lives, shape the future, and make a difference in the lives of people.We hope that everyone will help to make this year’s campaign a success.

The campaign will present opportunities for you to win prizes and familiarize yourself with various charitable organizations that impact lives all around the Houston area, including our TSU community.These organizations will have a much greater impact on humanity than we could ever have or imagine.

Every dollar makes a difference.Every little bit that you contribute can go a long way toward helping people.Employees can make donations or pledge through payroll deduction during October 2014.

REMEMBER…Together we can make a difference!

 

2014 Goal – $20,000 | 100% Participation

Resources: SECC Texas Website  |  Giving Guide

Effective September 1, 20124, active Teacher Retirement System (TRS) members will experience an increase in deduction from their paycheck from the current 6.4% to 6.7% of eligible compensation. State contribution remains at 6.8% in current fiscal year.

The required increase was approved in the 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1458-TRS Benefits and Contributions.

For more information, please contact TRS at 1-800-223-8778 and visit the following TRS link:

 http://www.trs.state.tx.us/about/documents/new_laws_affecting_members.pdf

 

In celebration of HR Professionals Week (October 6 – 10), join us for an HR Open House!

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Where: Hannah Hall Room 126

We’ll have door prizes, food and giveaways!

Here’s a link our new performance evaluation page: http://hr.tsu.edu/?page_id=6762&preview=true 

There you’ll find useful links to trainings, resources and guides to assist with this years evaluation period.

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It’s Time for W-2s!

Listed are a few reminders for 2013 W-2 distribution:

  1. 2013 W-2s will be mailed by January 31, 2014
  2. If you have not received your 2013 W-2 by February 10, 2014, you can contact the payroll office or go to TSU web site employee self- service and print a copy
  3. If you had an address change in 2013, please contact Human Resources to update your address before your 2013 W-2 is mailed

As we start a new year, there is not a better time to review your performance, reflect on your accomplishments and missed opportunities, and set some new goals. Click below for some quick tips on how to effectively set, monitor, and accomplish goals.

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Distractions are everywhere. If you have ever ended the day without accomplishing most of the tasks on your to-do list, or if you are constantly feeling as if there are not enough hours in the day to complete your work, you might benefit from more effective strategies for managing your time.

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Diversity in the workplace includes having a group of employees with a wide range of different backgrounds, lifestyles and cultures. Diversity includes differences in terms of race, age, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, and other characteristics. We all bring something unique to our work environment. Celebrate and embrace diversity and enjoy the opportunity to learn about those around you. Please review the resources below and complete the training.

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Business ethics is a standard of acceptable behavior on the job. It is a set of rules by which to judge decisions and conduct in the workplace.

Ethical conduct on the job involves knowing what is right and wrong according to the established standards and consistently doing what the University’s ethics and conflict of interest policy requires. Ethics involves all employees.

Please review the University’s Ethics and Conflicts of Interest Policy along with the Fraud Policy. Once you have read the policies, please complete the training.

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