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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…

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.

Central funding for pay increases to continue for another year

August 27, 2019

UW–Madison has allocated approximately $20 million in central campus funding to provide faculty and staff pay adjustments in 2019-20. This is a continuation…

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.

Walters named chief human resources officer

April 1, 2019

Walters, who will start his new role immediately, says he looks forward to continuing to build and maintain human resources programs that support the success of UW–Madison faculty and staff.

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.

Title and Total Compensation study develops key framework

January 30, 2018

UW-Madison’s Title and Total Compensation Study, a joint project with UW System, has developed a proposed framework that would sort the university’s jobs into 24 families, as well as sub-families.