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Equity Reset Returns this Fall – Friday, Oct 7, 2022

The IDEA Office and the Learning and Organizational Development Office invite employees across the lab to join Equity Reset – a program dedicated to anti-racism learning and practice that includes a self-guided curriculum and three monthly community forums called first Fridays. Our first session this fall is October 7th. The following dates are Friday, November […]

Follow up message on the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision – July 12, 2022

Dear colleagues, When we communicated a few weeks ago, many were experiencing strong reactions to the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs to reverse Roe v. Wade, which fundamentally alters the landscape of access to reproductive and maternal healthcare across the nation. We understand that these changes may affect you, your loved ones, and your colleagues […]

History of Juneteenth

Juneteenth (a combination of June and nineteenth), also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Liberation Day, is celebrated annually on the 19th of June to commemorate Union army general Gordon Granger’s reading of federal orders in the city of Galveston, Texas, on 19 June 1865, proclaiming all enslaved persons in Texas were free. On […]

Veterans, PTSD and Stress: Creating Compassionate Workplaces – May 24, 2022

Curious about PTSD and trauma-related issues? How can we create trauma-sensitive workspaces for veterans and other colleagues with histories of trauma here at the Lab? Join co-sponsors VERG and All Access Employee Resource Groups for this hybrid event in honor of Memorial Day and Mental Health Awareness Month.  We’ll explore how to implement coping skills […]

Continuing the Conversation on Burnout: Dos and Don’ts for Supervisors

Brought to you by the All Access ERG Mental Health Initiative, Dragonfly Mental Health is back to discuss the role supervisors can play in mitigating burnout for their staff. Date: Wednesday,  May 18, 2022 Time: 12 noon – 1:30 pm PT View workshop slides Watch the workshop recording The event is limited to the first […]

Building More Inclusive Teams During Times of Change – May 26, 2022

Building More Inclusive Teams During Times of Change webinar – Stanford Women’s Leadership Corporate Program Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022 Time: 9:00 – 10:30am PT Register: Click HERE  This event is open to all Berkeley Lab Employees. Berkeley Lab is a Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Corporate Program member. Professor and Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab director […]

Be Well at Work Fall Workshops – Sept – Dec 2021

Be Well at Work has a great lineup of workshops on eldercare financial planning, and childcare this fall. Registration Required! To register, search for the course title on the UCB Learning Center website.  Please Note: The zoom link will be sent to the participants by email a day before the workshop. All participants are now […]

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 […]