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May 30

EAC Responds to Employee Concerns

Have you submitted a concern through the EAC blog?  Have you received a response or wondered what happened after submitting a concern?  When a concern is submitted, the EAC reviews the concern and triages it to the appropriate department or personnel for a response.  Employees may submit concerns anonymously through the Contact the Employee Advisory Council form located on the blog under the About EAC tab (http://blogs.utmb.edu/eac/?page_id=65) and request that responses be posted on the blog.  Responses are posted on the Questions and Answers section of the blog (http://blogs.utmb.edu/eac/?page_id=1663). Employees who prefer a personal response should provide their contact information on the Contact form. 

The Council may make recommendations on general institutional policies/programs but does not act on personnel or individual issues. The Council may advise on specific institutional issues and otherwise act at the request of the President. The Council functions in an advisory capacity. The Council will keep staff members informed and, in turn, keep the President and leadership informed of the needs and interests of staff on issues and activities affecting them.

  • In-scope issues (examples)

oDirectives from UTMB Leadership

oSystem-Wide Institutional Programs & Processes

oServe as Focus Group representing Classified staff , Administrative & Professional, and Non-Teaching Staff, excluding Residents, on potential institutional programs

oUT-System strategic priorities that drive the culture of all member institutions

  • Out of scope issues (examples)

oDisaster preparedness

oDisciplinary and performance issues

oUT/Regulatory/Legislative Mandates (examples: UT System Benefits, Legislative across-the-board pay raises or holiday time allotments)

oIndividual employee complaints

oIssues that duplicate existing processes and protocols that work

oCompensation issues