Employee Comment: Proposed Presidential Policy on Integrated Pest Management
The University of California Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy on Integrated Pest Management (“IPM”). The policy is newly proposed to address the following key issues:
- The issuance of the Integrated Pest Management (“IPM”) Policy intends to establish the University of California's requirements for the implementation of an IPM Program at every UC location as recommended by the UC Herbicide Task Force formed by former President Napolitano with support from the Regents, including:
- identification of local and systemwide oversight structures and...
In recognition of the many challenges UC employees continue to face, the University has decided to extend the 2021 time in which to use Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) through 6/30/22. The systemwide website and forms will be updated in the coming weeks. In the meantime, please contact email@example.com with any questions you might have.
The University of California Office of the President invites comments on the proposed updates to the existing Presidential Policy on Sustainable Practices. The proposed revisions address the following key issues:
- Green Building Design: The updates to this policy section align with industry practice by providing an option for building design teams to further customize their use of energy efficiency performance targets for laboratory buildings. The updates also specify a reporting procedure for the existing policy requirement for energy efficient new buildings.
- Climate Protection: First, this policy section is revised to add criteria addressing concerns around the quality of potential carbon...
Just a reminder that the last day to file UC ANR Flexible Work Agreements is only two weeks away! As was originally communicated back in June, employees wishing to have ongoing flexible work arrangements must have an approved Flexible Work Agreement on file with Human Resources no later than Sept. 30, 2021.
More information can be found in UC ANR's Flexible Work Guidelines. For any questions regarding flexible work approvals or submission of the Flexible Work Agreement, contact your supervisor or
In recent weeks, there have been availability issues for Zoom authentication through the ANR portal resulting from ANR Portal downtimes. To provide stability and uninterrupted access to Zoom, we are removing the dependency on the Portal to log into the Zoom account.
On Friday, Sept. 17, at 5:00 p.m., UC ANR IT will switch to use UCANR Single Sign On (SSO) to access Zoom. As a result, users will no longer be directed to the Portal to sign in but immediately to UC ANR's Single Sign-On page.
Users can log into Zoom via https://ucanr.zoom.us. Additionally, those using the Zoom app can use the SSO option to log in.
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