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Work Well, Live Well Expo

Learn more about the many health and wellness offerings available to UNC-Chapel Hill employees both on campus and in the community during the 2016 Work Well, Live Well Expo!

This event, sponsored by the Work Well, Live Well Committee and the Office of Human Resources, will be held on Wednesday, March 16, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Rams Head Recreation Center. The Expo will feature an array of resources from across campus and throughout the greater Triangle area, with over fifty participating exhibitors representing all aspects of healthy living: Fitness, Recreation, Preventative Care, Nutrition, Financial Health, Community Programs, and many more! Continue reading

Change to Employee Type Designations

In 2014, the General Assembly changed the title of the governing statute for state employees from the State Personnel Act to the State Human Resources Act. As a result, the associated employee type designation should change to track the new statute name from SPA (Subject to the Personnel Act) to SHRA (Subject to the Human Resources Act).

We had maintained the pre-existing SPA and EPA terminology to lessen confusion and be consistent with UNC General Administration. Now, UNC General Administration has asked all 17 system institutions to update their employee types to align with the state’s terminology.

Therefore, OHR is now using SHRA and EHRA (Exempt from the Human Resources Act) in place of SPA and EPA to designate employee groups. For a period of time, we will use “SHRA (formerly SPA)” and “EHRA (formerly EPA)” in our communications to help campus adjust to the change. Continue reading