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New Pay for Family Care and Bonding Program Effective July 1, 2021

Berkeley Lab has approved a new partial income replacement option called Pay for Family Care and Bonding (PFCB) effective July 1, 2021 for employees who take eligible Family and Medical Leave. Learn more about this program and what it means for Lab employees.

Announcing Anti-Bullying Guidelines – June, 2021

Under the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (“the Lab”) Ethics and Conduct at Berkeley Lab Policy the Lab is committed to promoting and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace community where every individual is treated with civility and respect. Bullying behavior should not be tolerated in our workplace community. The Lab strongly encourages anyone who is […]

Basics of Burnout: Causes and Remedies in a Research Environment – June 22, 2021

Feeling overwhelmed by work, particularly during these challenging times? You are not alone. Join us  for a new mental health seminar called “Basics of Burnout: Causes and Remedies in a Research Environment.”  In this one-hour seminar and facilitated discussion, Dragonfly Mental Health will define the core components of Burnout as well as strategies to treat […]

IDEA Office Lunch & Learn: Creating a Culture of Feedback – June 9 & 10, 2021

Berkeley Lab’s IDEA strategy aims to unlock potential and innovation, and create a culture of welcoming and belonging within our teams. Part of this strategy is to understand how a culture of feedback can benefit the Lab as “the home of Team Science.” Feedback is a tool that helps you grow. Receiving or giving feedback […]

IDEA Brown Bags: Psychological Safety in a Hybrid Workplace – May 19 & 20

We know that psychological safety helps our teams unlock innovation, but how do we improve psychological safety while our teams are both virtual and on-site? The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accountability (IDEA) Office will lead IDEA Brown Bag sessions for supervisors, managers & staff on the topic of psychological safety in a hybrid workplace. Join […]

Acknowledgement of COVID challenges for our South Asian Colleagues

Dear API ERG members, During this time as COVID-19 cases surge in India and other parts of the world, the Berkeley Lab’s Asian Pacific Islander (API) ERG acknowledges this terrible situation for our South Asian colleagues. India is currently facing a devastating second COVID wave and lacks resources to combat it. Other Asian countries are […]

Together, we can support victims of sexual assault – A message from UC President Drake

Earlier this month, I joined victims and advocates around the world in recognizing the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. To all survivors who have experienced sexual violence: We see you, honor you, and are here to support you. For more information about reporting and resources, visit the FAIR Office website: https://fair.lbl.gov

Healthy & Well Website Overview Brown Bag – April 20, 2021

As you know, the last year has been a challenge and we’ve all had to adapt in ways we’d never contemplated before. To help support all the changes we’ve faced, the IDEA Office & Health Services has launched a new website: Healthy & Well at LBNL. We’ve designed it to be a central location for […]

Administrative Professionals Day is April 21 – Send an e-card!

Administrative Professionals Day, celebrated this year on Wednesday, April 21, recognizes and celebrates the important work and contributions of all administrative professionals in the U.S. Previously called National Secretaries Day in 1952, the name change reflects the changing job titles and expanding responsibilities of today’s modern administrative workforce. Many teams at Berkeley Lab have celebrated […]

February is American Heart Month!

Let’s focus on our hearts and health. Include healthy habits in your daily routines to reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke. Your heart is a muscle, the more exercise, and activity you do, the stronger and healthier it becomes. See the links below for some tips and facts about heart health, cardio fitness […]