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University of North Carolina Employee Forum

Personnel Issues Committee


Committee Chair: James Holman

Report Prepared by:Yvonne S. Dunlap Last Meeting Date:June 5, 2013 Delegates in AttendanceYvonne Dunlap, Christina Rodriquez,

Arlene Medder, David Fraley, Aluoch Ooro, Shelby Long, Jim Fuller, Karen Cheek, James Holman

Next Meeting Date:   TBATime: 11:30am


Key Points


Christine made the presentation of our committee’s work at the Forum Retreat June 5th.  As determined in the last meeting, those new recruits wishing to serve on the committee met briefly in an effort to organize the group.  The following members volunteered for this committee’s work.


James Holman was selected as the chairperson of the Personnel Issues Committee by unanimous agreement.


Yvonne Dunlap volunteered to take and distribute meeting notes


James Holman chair provided a brief explanation on the responsibilities of the Personnel Issues Committee, and also let us know that our group works to make life better for other employees.  Emphasis was made on the fact that we help groups of employees, not individuals.  We do however, direct individuals to the appropriate department or service when they are in need of help or advice on personnel matters when necessary.


A listing of legislative issues on the agenda for the 2013-2014 sessions was distributed.  We were encouraged to watch actions that would impact employees working and students studying at UNC.


The Personnel Committee was established and the chair requested volunteers to lead the three sub-committee.  Delegates volunteered to lead sub-committees as follows:

  • Staff Relations and Policies – Yvonne Dunlap
  • Legislative Actions Committee – David Fraley
  • Benefits & Compensation – Shelby Long


Recommendations and Rationale


That the Employee Forum should have in its possession an updated copy of the UNC Personnel Policies and Procedures


The electronic personnel and policies found on-line are cumbersome and difficult to follow.  New employees are receiving copies but not all current employees are aware of the availability of this new handbook




Meeting notes captured by:  Yvonne Dunlap

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