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Kronos Workforce Ready Will Go Live This Friday - Nov 18, 2020

The implementation of Tulane’s new time and labor system, Kronos Workforce Ready (WFR), continues to stay on track to go live on Friday, November 20.  What is changing in the following weeks?  New time clocks allow employees to:  correct timesheets enter time off requests check accrual balances, real-time vacation and sick time information directly from the clock, in addition to clocking in and...

Holiday-Themed Cooking Classes Offered in Nov. & Dec. - Nov 11, 2020

Just in time for the holiday season! Are you interested in learning how to prepare healthy holiday sides and desserts or edible gifts to send to your family and friends? The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine is hosting cooking classes online and will offer holiday themed courses in Nov. and Dec. These classes have been designed to incorporate the nutrition principles and cooking skills...

Call for Nominations: Staff Advisory Council (SAC) - Nov 11, 2020

Nominations for Staff Advisory Council (SAC) representatives are being accepted through November 18. If you believe you would be a great fit as a SAC Representative or know someone who would be a highly motivated, active representative for your campus, please follow this link to the nomination form.  Full announcement below, sent on Thursday, November 5 from SAC. Dear Colleagues, After a...

Open Enrollment Extended to Nov. 6 - Nov 04, 2020

Due to Hurricane Zeta and city-wide power outages, Open Enrollment has been extended.     The Open Enrollment system has been reconfigured to allow you to make your 2021 benefits elections by clicking here until 11:59 PM Friday, November 6.  You do not need to request an extension to make changes.   As a reminder, you are not required to login and accept changes unless you are enrolled in and...

2020 Year End Staff New Hire Orientation Schedule - Nov 04, 2020

The last new hire orientation for staff employees for the 2020 calendar year will be held on Friday, December 4.  As announced last fall, in order to provide a consistent onboarding schedule for orientation each year, the last session of each calendar year will be the first Friday in December and will resume on the first working Friday of the new year. As such, the last start date and new...

Remote Diabetes Management Available at Tulane - Nov 04, 2020

November is diabetes awareness month and there are ways to help manage your condition remotely. Tulane employees have access to quality and convenient on-campus diabetes management resources. The Center for Diabetes at Tulane Medical Center and the Tulane Living Well clinics are available to help colleagues manage and control their diabetes. Both facilities have diabetes-trained providers skilled...

President Fitts Expands Winter Recess - Nov 04, 2020

In gratitude to faculty and staff, President Fitts brings good news announcing yesterday that he is expanding winter recess to include three additional days. This means that the university will close for a full two weeks  from Dec. 21 through Jan. 3. Thank you, President Fitts! The university holiday schedule for the 2020-21 fiscal year is outlined below. This schedule lists the dates on which...

Nominations Accepted for President's Awards for Excellence Through Nov. 6 - Nov 04, 2020

President’s Staff and Departmental/Team Excellence Awards are being accepted now through November 6.  One of the many ways the university will acknowledge the outstanding contributions made this year is to expand the President’s Awards for Excellence program. Given the extraordinary efforts of Tulane employees, the university is significantly increasing the number of awards given to individuals...

Kronos Workforce Ready Go Live Moved to Nov. 20 - Nov 04, 2020

Earlier this year, a project to upgrade Tulane’s timekeeping system from an older, on-premise version of Kronos to their latest cloud application, Kronos Workforce Ready (WFR) was initiated. Due to disruptions caused by Hurricane Zeta, the implementation timeline has been updated.  We plan to go live on Friday, November 20, 2020.     Thank you to the following organizations for supporting testing...

New Time & Labor Management System Testing: Workforce Ready (WFR) - Oct 28, 2020

A big “Thank You” is extended to the following organizations for providing much-needed assistance during the first week of testing our new time and labor management system, Workforce Ready (WFR): Facilities Howard Tilton Memorial Library Information Technology Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity Tulane University Police Department (TUPD) With the help of these organizations, we...

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