Quality of Work Life

Employees of George Mason University

Quality of Work Life

Accomplishments

Here are just some of the QWL Committee's Accomplishments:

The Child Development Center:
New Building - gazette.gmu.edu/articles/9223/
Expanded Services School-age summer camp - summercamps.gmu.edu/#recreational

Shuttle Services and Parking/Transportation Improvements:
transportation.gmu.edu/

Telework and flextime policies:
hr.gmu.edu/worklife/flex/
telecomadmin.gmu.edu/telework/telework.htm

Health insurance options for wage/adjuncts:
hr.gmu.edu/forms/pthealth.pdf

Improved Faculty Research Highlights
www.gmu.edu/research/
gazette.gmu.edu/articles/12767/

Employee Relations Improvements to grievance processes, exit interviews:
hr.gmu.edu/emp_relations/
hr.gmu.edu/exit/

Improvements to equity/diversity/harassment training, education and advocacy:
www.gmu.edu/equity/

Availability of teleconferencing to remote campuses for training and information sessions:
http://videoconference.gmu.edu/VCBasics.htm

Clarifications to Inclement Weather Policy:
www.gmu.edu/facstaff/policy/newpolicy/2207adm.html

Gazette Articles on QWL Changes:
gazette.gmu.edu/articles/4856/
gazette.gmu.edu/articles/5505/
gazette.gmu.edu/articles/8914/

Past Accomplishments

Fall 2005
Child care issues Mason Child Development Center facility becomes separate project and moved up on the priority list

Spring 2002
Adjunct Faculty contracts, space, voting rights in CAS, email access
Exit interviews for classified staff
Research and Service awards for faculty
Improving communication university-wide and within individual units

Fall 2001
PW/Fairfax Shuttle Service
Increased salaries and benefits for adjuncts and part-time faculty
Reward and recognition programs for classified staff
New day care center added to the university's Master Plan and six-year Capital Budget Request.
Telework and Flextime Policy