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Retired staff, alumni lead campus tours for new UW–Madison employees

November 1, 2023

Recently hired faculty and staff have the opportunity to tour UW's sprawling, 933-acre campus that is their new workplace.

Job Rotation Program participant receives Administrative Improvement Award

April 26, 2023

The university's professional leadership development pipeline, the Job Rotation Program, positioned one program member to win a team Administrative Improvement Award for contributions to process improvements in the School of Nursing.

Sheehan named chief human resources officer at UW–Madison 

December 22, 2022

Sheehan brings a variety of leadership experiences, extensive knowledge about the university, solid existing relationships with university stakeholders, and a strong vision for the future of work at UW–Madison.

Chief HR Officer search reaches final stage

December 14, 2022

Chief Human Resources Officer finalists Patrick Sheehan and Mary Lucal will return to campus for a final round of conversations with executive leadership and others as the university continues this important search.

Inclement weather policy for UW–Madison employees

November 7, 2022

The Office of Human Resources provides a policy for employees in case of inclement weather.

Employee Benefits and Resource Fair Adds Hours and Features

September 28, 2022

The 2022 Employee Benefits and Resource Fair will be held Monday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Union South and will offer resources for all UW staff.

UW–Madison prepares to implement 2022–23 compensation strategy

June 20, 2022

The strategy, supported by an allocation of $28 million, is to make the university a market-competitive employer in rewarding and retaining faculty and staff.

New policy and resources provide guidance and support for remote work

July 27, 2021

Many UW–Madison employees have been working remotely during the pandemic. Now, as campus reunites, a revised policy provides guidance for those seeking such flexibility in the future.

Employee Assistance Office to get new leader

July 13, 2021

Joshua Schiffman has been hired as the new director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Employee Assistance Office. Joshua Schiffman Schiffman currently serves on…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

October survey seeks employee input in spring plans

October 15, 2020

The survey asks how the university can support faculty and staff, whether they are already working on-site or will be at some future time. The survey also requests input on improvements in the campus response to COVID-19.

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…