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Equifax Credit Monitoring Service

May 13, 2016 | Northwestern faculty and staff who were issued a Form W-2 for 2015 are being offered ID Patrol services for credit monitoring and ID theft protection at no cost. Communications regarding this benefit are being sent to Northwestern email addresses as well as home addresses of those eligible for this coverage. Read more for detailed instructions to obtain this coverage. Read More

Northwestern Negotiates Revenue Credit for Retirement Plan Enrollees

April 04, 2016 | Northwestern has negotiated a credit of fees, called a "revenue credit," from both Fidelity and TIAA. Employees who had a balance in either a Fidelity or TIAA account as of March 31, 2016, will receive a prorated share of the revenue credits deposited to their Northwestern retirement account(s) in the second quarter of 2016. Read More

Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day

April 01, 2016 | Organized by the Office of Human Resources, the 22nd annual Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day is an event open to friends and relatives aged 8-16 of Northwestern faculty and staff members. Held on April 28, 2016 on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses, this educational program is meant to introduce children to a variety of workplace roles and to help them envision their professional goals. Read More

Northwestern Receives Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Award

February 01, 2016 | For the second consecutive year, Northwestern University is a recipient of the World at Work Alliance for Work-Life Progress 2016 Seal of Distinction, for demonstrating leadership in workplace strategies that help faculty, staff and students achieve work-life integration. The Seal of Distinction is awarded every year to organizations across the country that support employees at work and at home. Read More

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The Office of Human Resources provides transformational leadership, advice and support on Northwestern University workplace matters to achieve excellence in the recruitment, development and retention of talent for an inclusive academic community.