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UMS work and pay guidance, May 7

In conjunction with the University of Maine System operations updates posted For Employees and For Everyone on the Public Health Advisory page Tuesday, prior pay guidance requiring the use of 50% sick time and 50% vacation time is no longer in effect and is updated as follows: From May 17 through June 30, employees may use sick time for: Personal […]

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UMS forms Fall 2020 Safe Return Planning Committee

The University of Maine System Fall 2020 Safe Return Planning Committee is charged with assessing COVID-19 guidance and conditions, and developing appropriate actions and protocols that can be implemented to provide for a safe return to campus. More information is online.

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UMS-IT additional Zoom security updates, April 6

US:IT has been working closely with Zoom on recommendations to provide the most secure web conferencing environment possible.  Changes will be implemented to help secure your Zoom sessions against the practice of “Zoombombing,” such as password protection of online meeting rooms by default. They have provided instructions to prevent Zoombombing.

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UMS work and pay guidance, April 3

The University of Maine System has provided work and pay guidance intended to continue to provide opportunities for employee income and benefit stability while also ensuring that employees do not face involuntary layoff as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic at least through June 30. Updates online include further guidance on working remotely.

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