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A Life & Work Connections partnership with Planning, Design and Construction, has led to comprehensive UA-wide lactation space criteria for new buildings, building expansion and renovations.

During the past decade, many organizations have wrestled with this critical question and have emerged clutching long lists of behavioral competencies. Managers rate all employees on the competencies identified for their particular role, encourage employees to work on the specific competencies they lack, and then rate employees again next year.

Planning and pacing in order to meet your needs and those of your dependents begins with taking care of yourself.

Diabetes used to be a disease that affected only a few people. However, it is on the rise nationally and you may be concerned that you or your family members are at risk for getting diabetes.

The UA Life & Work Connections' Childcare and Family Resouces team at the University of Arizona is pleased to support greater Tucson and Phoenix area employees and students in planning for the 2015/2016 academic year. 

This proivdes a brief description of our Employee Assitance program. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Employee Assistance Services.

Food and drink give our bodies energy to do everyday activities as well as planned physical activities. This energy is measured in calories. The amount of calories we eat or drink help us lose, gain or maintain body weight.

Employees report that they are more productive and more engaged in their work when there are able to balance the demands of work with other aspects of their lives. Improvements in physical and mental health are also associated with workplace flexibility. Below is evidence linking flexible work options to employee and family well-being.

Congratulations to these recently honored University programs and employees.
UA Life & Work Connections Earns WorldatWork Alliance Seal of Distinction
The WorldatWork Alliance has awarded the UA its Work-Life Progress 2015 Seal of Distinction. This distinction is awarded to employers in both the private and public sectors that support employees across all major aspects of work-life integration.

UA Life and Work Connections is in the midst of the third annual walk series, Walks with Campus Leaders. A small crowd of UA students, faculty and Tucson community members gathered in front of Old Main for a nice afternoon stroll through the university’s grounds with President Ann Weaver Hart, the featured leader who led Wednesday’s Walks with Campus Leaders.

This report presents an economic perspective on flexible workplace policies and practices. The first section reports some of the changes in the U.S. workforce that have increased the need for flexibility in the workplace.