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Use Microsoft Teams and conference calling as much as possible

Utilize the resources we have available to limit the amount of exposure and travel you need to communicate with coworkers. Training can be found here.Click here for information on resources to help you get email, attend meetings, and work remotely. 
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Things everyone can do when working remotely (even if you don't have VPN access):

Senior Management recommends employees do the following between regular work assignments:Complete any required training through Vivid Learning.Check your information on the Delve corporate directory to see if it is up to date. Log in with your regular Grant PUD credentials.Work on reconciling your PCard. Click here for a comprehensive PDF with inst...
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Sharepoint Invoice Approval

Log in with Edge as your browser, this seems to reduce the errors people are experiencingIf you receive an error, click the back arrow button to go back a page and enter the info again, it usually processes on the second attemptThere are times when not all the attributes are available to select, select the one's you can and we'll work with you on f...
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Accounts Payable Processing

With the exception of printing paper checks, AP is up and running business as usual. Cut off times are still 5:00 PM on Tuesdays for payment to be processed the following Tuesday.Electronic payments continue to go out every Tuesday. Paper checks are sent out every other week on Thursdays and/or on exceptionbasis, 6/4, 6/18, etc.  Accounts...
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COVID-19 Information Resources

One of the best ways to protect yourself is by following credible sources of information. Sources that Grant PUD management are following to learn the latest about Coronavirus include: Centers for Disease Control & PreventionWashington State Department of HealthGrant County Health DistrictSamaritan Healthcare 
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COVID-19 Reporting Instructions for Employees

DO NOT report a third-hand exposure All or most of us have likely had a third-hand exposure – contact with someone who had contact with a third party who had contact with a fourth party who may be showing symptoms (example a friend of a friend of a friend). Do not report this type of exposure. ​ DO report: 1. First-hand exposureYou have b...
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COVID-19 Reporting Instructions for Supervisors

DO NOT report a third-hand exposure All or most of us have likely had a third-hand exposure – contact with someone who had contact with a third party who had contact with a fourth party who may be showing symptoms (example a friend of a friend of a friend). Do not report this type of exposure. ​ DO report if you have an employee that: Has been diag...
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OneDrive: Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What is OneDrive?OneDrive is an integral part of Office 365. OneDrive is a Microsoft-hosted location where employees can store and share files and access files from anywhere using various any Internet-connected device. OneDrive is replacing the N: drive. 2. Why is OneDrive replacing our N: drive?OneDrive is a personal storage drive that enables ...
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Access to Grant PUD Facilities

Hello all,We, the senior executives, are issuing this communication to clarify and further define expectations for employees and contractors as they access our facilities during our response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. It is VITAL and NECESSARY that you follow this direction because CONTROLLING ACCESS TO OUR FACILTIES is our BEST TACTIC to PREVENT...
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Final unit at Wanapum Dam nears full rehab

The crews at Wanapum Dam and our contractors marked a huge milestone in Columbia River hydropower this month by completing the rehab and installation of the final of the dam's 10 turbine/generator units. Upgrade work began in April 2004 with replacement of each unit's turbines. Work to rebuild the generators began in June 2010 with the 7th turbine....
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Work Location Instructions

In response to the growing threat of COVID-19 Coronavirus, we will be taking the following precautions. All supervisors will facilitate working from home as much as possible with their employees. Please use the Temporary Telecommuting Policy as instructions.In cases where employees must work on site, supervisors and employees shall follow the instr...
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What to do if you are returning from another country

At this time, travel restrictions and entry screening only apply to travelers arriving from countries with a level 3 travel health notice. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/after-travel-precautions.html[Note: US policies are subject to change as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.]This means that if you traveled from countries oth...
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Training Resources for Employees & Supervisors

Hey Everyone, The early part of my career was spent as an employee doing disaster public affairs work across the United States with the American Red Cross. I supported disaster relief and recovery efforts in wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, mass shootings, etc. In each event there was a common rhythm that emerged. The initial weeks were spent runn...
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Guidance on transportation of workstation office chair to home office

Employees can pick up or receive curb side drop off their workstation office chair. HOW: Employees working from home who desire the ergonomic features of their office chair can send an email to Jessica Ziegler <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> to arrange a pick up time or drop off date/ time at their front door. The schedule will depend on the number of re...
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Home Office Ergonomics Guidance

Hello all,Not many people have a dedicated office space in their home complete with all the bells and whistles our work office includes. Most remote workers tend to use laptops because they are light and mobile but without aids, laptops can never be ergonomically correct. On its own, a laptop can have the keyboard so that shoulders are relaxed and ...
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Information on Business Travel Expenses

Good afternoon, in light of recent work restrictions and travel adjustments, Accounts Payable wanted to provide guidance and help on questions that have been coming in on travel costs. Please see the below information and reach out to Tracy Holcomb or Angie Smith via email with specific situational questions as needed.Updates to travel based on our...
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We’re in This Together

Good afternoon,Our response to the threat of Coronavirus has many of us working from separate locations, under differing circumstances. This certainly has been unsettling for all of us. And, as we look outside our organization, much of the news we're hearing is about event cancellations, pandemic declarations, and stock market declines and fear. Ma...
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Employee Assistance Program / Guidance Resources

Employees are reminded that they can use our Employee Assistance Program, GuidanceResources Online.The program offers:· Confidential Emotional Support· Work-Life Solutions· Legal Guidance· Financial Resources· Online supportFREE Mental Health Resources Click below and log in to your office.com account with your regular Grant PUD credentials to...
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Easily access myHR from any device with an internet connection

Are you aware that you can access myHR even when working remotely? There are two ways to do this:From any computer with internet access, you can go to grantpud.org/myHR. You may need to enter your login user name and password - use the same login that you use to log into your work computer. As soon as you login, you should see the familiar home scr...
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VPN Log In Tips

Having trouble logging into VPN? Helpful TIP! Logging into you laptop and THEN connecting vpn is sometimes the easiest way to connect. Here is a step by step for logging in, connecting vpn, and mapping those vital network drives! Log into your workstation like you normally wouldStartup the FortiClient application by hitting the start menu and searc...
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