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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.

Positive COVID-19 test reporting for UW–Madison employees

August 7, 2020

As part of our Smart Restart reopening plan, UW–Madison has developed protocols for what to do when individuals working, living or learning on campus test positive for COVID-19.

How to show gratitude? With pizza!

April 10, 2020

Employees at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene at UW–Madison have remained busy running thousands of tests for COVID-19 in the state. On Thursday, a group called "Stay Home! Send Pizza!" sent pizza to the lab's about 50 employees, in gratitude

Employee leave policy updates

March 17, 2020

Here is new information about additional leave benefits being implemented by UW–Madison. These provisions apply to all UW–Madison employees except student hourly staff, for whom additional guidance will be provided in the coming days.

Guidance to employees on telecommuting

March 13, 2020

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Human Resources is preparing for multiple scenarios related to work flexibility for employees, including the possibility that many employees may need to telecommute.

Update on coronavirus and spring break travel

February 26, 2020

བོད་ཡིག Tibetan    中文 Chinese    Español   Hmoob   नेपाली Nepali The following message was sent from Chancellor Rebecca Blank to…

State employee committee to meet on pay plan

December 17, 2019

In May, the Joint Committee on Finance approved the 2 percent increases, originally proposed by Gov. Tony Evers in his budget bill. The budget was adopted by the legislature in June and signed by Evers in July; the pay plan must also be approved by the Joint Committee on Employment Relations.

UW–Madison employee dies from injuries sustained in a fall

December 3, 2019

The employee, Roberto Vergara, began working at the university in September of 2009. He was employed in custodial services for the university’s Division of Facilities Planning & Management.

New resources support employee engagement and inclusion at UW–Madison

June 18, 2019

The Employee Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity (EID) initiative led by the vice chancellor for finance and administration has recently taken a major step forward with the release of new EID principles.

Website redesign makes human resources information more accessible

January 10, 2019

All UW–Madison employees are affected by human resources topics such as pay, health benefits, time off, and saving for the future. A redesign of the UW–Madison Office of Human Resources website is now providing information on these topics and more in a user-friendly format.

UW–Madison human resources official to become interim OHR leader

October 12, 2018

Mark Walters has served in a variety of positions in the Office of Human Resources over the past 20 years, including his present role as senior director of talent strategy and operations.