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As part of the new HR Design structure (and as described in the HR Design Strategic Plan), the Office of Human Resources (OHR) is rolling out a new performance management policy and best practices program. Implementation will begin in July 2015, and full compliance is expected across campus by July 2016.
On July 1, 2015, UW–Madison’s Classified Staff employee designation will change to University Staff. Chapter 230 of the Wisconsin Statutes, which applies to state employee relations and personnel, will no longer govern these areas; they will be handled exclusively by UW–Madison.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is asking its faculty and staff to help identify potential savings and efficiencies.
According to 2013-2014 data from the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Engineering Career Services, 93 percent of students who graduate from the College of Engineering accept…
A standing-room-only crowd of more than 350 employees packed the auditorium at the Health Sciences Learning Center late Wednesday night to hear information on how the state budget would impact UW–Madison.
Speaking to a joint meeting of employee governance groups Monday, UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank said proposed cuts to state support would impact educational quality and jeopardize generations of taxpayer investment that have made the school a world-class university.
If attendance at recent information sessions is any indication, interest in the HR Design project is increasing.
With winter-like weather returning, the Office of Human Resources is reminding employees about campus inclement weather guidelines. The chancellor or her designee is responsible for…
Classified employees, graduate assistants and student employees are essential members of the campus community. We greatly appreciate what they do on a daily basis to help the university achieve its educational and research missions.
UW–Madison’s new Employee Assistance Director, Sherry Boeger, hopes that many in the campus community will take time out of their busy day to enjoy some light refreshments and meet her staff at an open house at the Lowell Center on November 7 from 3-5 p.m.
Robust internal communications are essential to a well-functioning workplace. An Administrative Process Redesign project recently completed a study of the issue on campus and is suggesting a set of improvements on behalf of UW employees.
The Annual Benefits Enrollment period for University of Wisconsin–Madison employees, when an employee may enroll or make changes to existing benefit plans, is Oct. 6-31. Any changes become effective Jan 1, 2015.
The UW Office of Child Care and Family Resources is expanding its childcare services for UW students, faculty and staff.
The results are in from the first-ever classified staff congressional election. Voting took place July 7 through July 21.
Online sales of employee bus passes and transportation permits for the 2014-15 academic year has begun at the Transportation Services website.
You could say that Bob Lavigna, UW–Madison’s assistant vice chancellor-human resources, wrote the book on public-sector employee engagement. And you’d be right.
Last week's legislative approval of a new UW–Madison personnel management system gives the green light for implementation of most of the HR Design strategic plan on July 1, 2015, but work has been continuing on other components of the plan as well.
Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Classified Employee Recognition Award, an annual program that rewards exemplary performance from classified staff at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
With winter weather again upon us, the Office of Human Resources is reminding employees about campus inclement weather guidelines. In addition Transportation Services has new parking resources for days when Madison Metro is impacted by snow.
It’s the morning ritual parents know all too well. Waking the kids up. Getting them breakfast. Cajoling them into getting dressed. And then the magic trick of getting out the door – hopefully with both shoes on. No, it’s not easy. And it’s not any easier with more than one kid, however adorable. But the morning ritual is a little bit easier for some parents, thanks to expanded child care offerings by the Office of Child Care and Family Resources.