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Honoring Veterans Day on Nov. 11 means saluting the courage and sacrifice of the individuals who put their country first. In honoring them, Headspace Care recognizes the importance of putting their mental health first. That’s why Headspace Care is providing the tools and resources that support overall well-being so that our veterans feel supported in […]

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You can meet with a financial consultant at UNC Charlotte. No matter where you are in life—just getting started or planning for retirement—a session with Peter Kohn can help you create a plan for your goals. This session is available at no cost to participants in TIAA retirement plans. You’ll get answers to these questions […]

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The minimum wage for student workers increased to $10 an hour effective fall 2023. With the approval of this fiscal year’s state budget, the University can now process pay rate increases for students. Please note, the pay rate changes will not be applied retroactively. Human Resources’ first priority is to address students earning below the […]

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Do you ever feel like you’re running on autopilot or moving through your days feeling distracted? Life can come at us fast, especially toward the end of the year. Learn to cultivate a presence of mind that allows you to show up more, approach life differently and access a sense of gratitude. On Thursday, Nov. […]

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Last October, we introduced a new mental health benefit called Ginger, which gives you easy access to confidential, emotional and mental health support.* We wanted to let you know this benefit has a new name: Headspace Care. The mental health benefit name may be changing, but the benefit is not. If you’ve already downloaded the […]

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As previously announced, the North Carolina General Assembly passed the state’s two-year budget. The bill recently became law and includes the largest raise for state employees since 2007. The University received additional guidance from the UNC System on the FY 2023-24 Legislative Salary Increase. Here is what you need to know: The budget includes a […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, bringing attention to the importance of early detection and timely treatment. It also highlights the psychological toll of a cancer diagnosis, on the patient and surrounding family and friends. Taking care of oneself — mentally and emotionally — becomes a vital part of any cancer care plan, and mindfulness […]

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Beginning Monday, Oct. 16, additional ePAF request types will move to NinerWorks. NinerWorks is a custom software solution replacing the current Banner ePAF system. Banner ePAF types available in NinerWorks include: Assistantships (Graduate Student) EHRA Temporary – Continuing Education EHRA Temporary – Part-time Faculty Federal Work Study Assignments Non-Student Temp (Hourly) Non-Student Temp (Salaried) Student […]

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Raising awareness for World Mental Health Day World Mental Health Day, Tuesday, Oct. 10, serves as a reminder about how our mental health is equally as important as our physical health. We’re committed to raising mental health awareness to underscore the importance of looking after the mind, to encourage everyone to reach out to a […]

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The 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) was signed into law by the President on Dec. 29, 2022, and contains significant changes to employer-provided retirement plans. The changes are referred to as SECURE Act 2.0, as they build upon the initial SECURE Act, which altered rules regarding saving and withdrawing money from retirement accounts. SECURE 2.0 […]

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TIAA provides informational webinars to participants to help them keep their financial goals on track. Register for any of the live webinars by visiting tiaa.org/webinars2023. More information on the upcoming webinars is available on this flyer. October Quarterly economic and market update: Understanding volatility and recent trends Wednesday, Oct. 4 at noon (ET) Hear from […]

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The Novant Health Breast Center mobile unit will be on campus from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center North Lot. Please contact 704-384-7226 to schedule your appointment. Per Novant Health, screening mammograms are covered as preventive care under most insurance plans and Medicare. For your convenience, Novant […]