A recently obtained ATIPP request reveals the remote work pilot projects currently underway at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Approximately 63 employees at St. John’s campus and two employees at the Grenfell Campus are part of these pilot groups. Technology Transfer & Commercialization Office has approximately six staff taking part, Research Grant and Contract Services has approximately 23 staff, the School of Graduate Studies has approximately 22 staff, the Office of the Vice-President Administration & Finance has one staff, Human Resources has nine staff, Office of Development has two staff, and Grenfell Campus has two staff.
See ATIPP file below:
Record created by the Department of Human Resources to respond to ATIPP Request File #016-09-17-21 Date: November 18, 2021
The following remote work pilot projects were started on July 13, 2021* for up to a one year period, pending evaluations.
•Technology Transfer & Commercialization Office = remote work offered to 100% of office staff (approximately 6 staff)
•Research Grant and Contract Services = remote work offered to 100% of office staff(approximately 23 staff)
•School of Graduate Studies = remote work offered to 100% of office staff (approximately 22 staff)
•Vice-President Administration & Finance = 20% of staff (1 staff)
•Human Resources (Payroll Unit) = remote work offered to 100% of payroll staff (9 staff), or 17% of HR staff
•Office of Development = 5% of staff (2 staff)
•Grenfell Campus = 2 staff
Approximately 63 employees at St. John’s campus and two employees at the Grenfell Campus are part of the remote work pilot groups.
*Initial remote work pilots were expected to commence in February 2021, but were delayed due to public health changes and the closure of campus.
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Matt Barter is a fourth-year student in the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty at Memorial University of Newfoundland, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Sociology. He enjoys reading thought-provoking articles, walks in nature, and volunteering in the community.