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Employees encouraged to prepare for the transition to a biweekly payroll schedule

May 13, 2021

Most of the changes employees will see on their paychecks will happen automatically. However, it is important that employees understand the changes and how they affect their paycheck amounts.

Survey seeks answers about transition to campus

April 22, 2021

The survey asks questions about onsite work, experiences with remote work, and how the university can best support the many employees transitioning back to campus.

Transportation Services announces 2021-22 parking rates and policies

April 21, 2021

Revenue funds parking lots and facilities, bus service, and federal- and state-mandated alternate transportation activities.

UW–Madison will update job titles and position descriptions in November

April 6, 2021

“The TTC Project will ... help UW–Madison to attract, develop, reward, and retain the best people,” says Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Laurent Heller.

COVID-19 multilingual site recognized

March 30, 2021

The site was highlighted by Voice of America’s Tibetan news as an example of how linguistic diversity and inclusion are recognized and honored by the university.

Despite pandemic, state and UW employees raise millions for charities

March 9, 2021

Partners in Giving announced 4,500 state, University and UW Health employees pledged over $2.1 million during the 2020 Stronger, Together campaign. A symbolic check for that amount was presented to 11 umbrella charities and the 520 member charities they represent.

Employees encouraged to take time off for well-being

February 9, 2021

Many employees have been deferring time off because they could not travel, spend time with family and friends, or get away from managing pandemic-related issues. But time off from work at regular intervals is important.

Payroll schedule and benefits deductions changes coming in 2021

February 2, 2021

Beginning in April, employees who are currently paid biweekly will have most deductions for benefits split evenly over the first two biweekly paychecks each month. Beginning in July, employees who are paid monthly will be moved to a biweekly pay schedule.

Latest developments in testing, access are topics of Thursday forum

January 26, 2021

An online information session is set for 5 p.m. on Thursday to keep the campus community up to date with the latest on spring COVID-19 testing requirements and the Safer Badgers app.

Fourteen campus sites will support COVID-19 testing in spring

December 18, 2020

The University of Wisconsin–Madison recently announced an enhanced health and safety program that will begin in January. It will include expanded on-campus COVID-19 testing…

UW–Madison finalizing plans to provide COVID-19 vaccine to eligible students and employees

December 17, 2020

University Health Services will manage the process of administering vaccines to frontline health care workers and other individuals at UW–Madison who are eligible for the initial phase of vaccination, or Phase 1a.

Pay plan increases and other wage changes to take effect in January

December 10, 2020

In January, UW–Madison will provide a 2 percent wage increase to employees under the 2019–2021 pay plan.

Second round of employee furloughs to begin in January

December 10, 2020

In order to address the continuing financial challenges UW–Madison is facing, Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced a second round of unpaid furlough for most employees in the first half of 2021.

2020-2021 Inclement Weather Notice

December 8, 2020

With the winter months upon us, UW–Madison’s Office of Human Resources reminds employees working on campus of inclement weather guidelines. During the pandemic, these guidelines apply to those who are working on-site, not to those working remotely.

Employee responses to survey will inform spring COVID-19 testing program

November 17, 2020

The answers will help UW–Madison’s public health team decide where to establish campus COVID-19 testing sites in the spring, as well as the days and hours of operation.

Reduced cost parking options available to graduate, professional students and some employees

November 5, 2020

Given the current public health situation, UW–Madison campus administration has collaborated with Transportation Services to temporarily expand parking options for graduate and professional students and lower-paid employees.

Flexibility advised to accommodate voting plans

October 27, 2020

Supervisors should provide flexibility to UW–Madison employees who plan to vote in-person on Election Day, Nov. 3. Employees should reach out to their supervisor to ensure their voting plan can be accommodated.

Update on Payroll Tax Deferral Program

September 29, 2020

UW–Madison, along with the other UW System institutions and the State of Wisconsin, will not be implementing this option.  

October events focus on self-care and community well-being

September 29, 2020

Well-being is often considered an individual responsibility, but the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us that there is a communal dimension to well-being as well. Both…

Chancellor, other top campus leaders to conduct Smart Restart YouTube events

August 17, 2020

A pair of Smart Restart updates, one focused on graduate students and the second for the full campus community, are set for Aug. 19 and Aug. 21. Panelists will include Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a group of vice chancellors and other officials.