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Update your Self-Service ID Page in UCPath by Sept. 30

In less than a minute, you can support Lab-wide efforts in fostering an inclusive environment by verifying your race/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Learn more and ensure your profile accurately represents you by Sept. 30. “Why Verify Self-ID Now?” Verify your demographic now: To self-identify; log into UCPath, find […]

Check Out the New FAIR Program Website

As a Lab community, we are charged to serve as collective stewards of this enterprise, responsible for fostering a safe and inclusive working environment. That is why a new website has been created to outline and promote awareness of what FAIR means at the Lab: Fundamental Rights, Affirmative Action, Impartial Investigations and Respectful Environment. The […]

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

100 years ago, American women gained the right to vote with the passage of the 19th Amendment after decades of struggle. This Ken Burns film tells the story of this milestone by exploring race and gender roles that shaped the discussion. The Vote tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American […]

Gary May’s Diversity Mission: Creating Change By Helping Others – August 18, 2020

Join us for a Lab-wide Town Hall with UC Chancellor Gary May and Lab Director Mike Witherell on Tuesday, August 18, at 1 p.m. at View a recorded version Chanellor May’s talk. Chancellor May became UC Davis Chancellor in 2017 after three decades at Georgia Tech, where he was Dean of the College of […]

The Advantages of Disability Inclusion

Embracing disability inclusion gives organizations access to talented individuals who might otherwise be under- or unemployed. Research shows that disability inclusive businesses are not only stronger, but also help the economy as a whole. Learn more and share your stories with #DisabilityAdvantage.

ADA 30th Anniversary Week of Action

This month—July 26, to be exact—marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights legislation that works to increase access and opportunity for people with disabilities across community life, including employment. The All Access Employee Resource Group has planned a Week of Action to raise awareness about disability inclusion […]

Interactive Harassment Prevention Training Available – August 25, 2020

Seats are still available for “Life Theatre,” a virtual, interactive harassment prevention performance. Participation provides credit as an alternative to the standard annual webinar review. Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Time: 1 to 3 p.m Click to register

Why Your Colleagues Are Taking the Health Pledge

Employees can return to Lab sites to work because they follow the rules about social distancing and cleaning. The other important component of returning to onsite work is the Health Pledge. See why your colleagues are taking the pledge.

Sessions for Supervisors on Performance Management – July 8, 2020

A 2020 Supervisor’s Approach to Performance Management This 60-minute session is specifically designed for managers who attended and/or watched our Learning Module #3 – Supervisor’s Approach to Performance Management (found on the PMP website, along with Learning Modules #1 and #2). This follow-up session, hosted by the L&OD and HR Field teams, will be highly […]

Pledge Seeks to End Use of Insensitive Science Term

Maurice Garcia-Sciveres of the Physical Sciences Area has started an online pledge to eliminate the term “master and slave,” which is often included in electronics and technical documents. Those who sign the pledge agree to use alternate terminology in their communications. “I pledge to not use the words Master and Slave to designate components or […]