January 1, 2023 Minimum Wage Increase

Posted on December 1, 2022

Effective January 1, 2023, the UW’s minimum wage will increase from $17.27 per hour to $18.69 per hour following the City of Seattle minimum wage. This change applies to all […]

End of WA COVID-19 state of emergency

Posted on October 27, 2022

Washington’s COVID-19 state of emergency will end October 31, 2022. The information below summarizes changes to staff pandemic policies beginning November 1: Suspension of annual forfeiture of vacation time off […]

UPDATE: Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

Posted on September 20, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education has approved a temporary waiver to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program that may help you meet the requirements of the PSLF Program. The […]

Helping employees understand their new U-PASS benefit

Posted on July 5, 2022

The fully subsidized U-PASS benefit for paid UW personnel has been well received across our employee populations and we are excited for it to go into effect on July 1. […]

Update on SafeCampus phone line coverage

Posted on June 29, 2022

The University of Washington has been incredibly fortunate to rely on Harborview’s Transfer Center staffed by RNs with special training in trauma to pick up after hour calls to the […]

New Student Employee website launched

Posted on May 31, 2022

Each year, thousands of UW students take on secondary roles as UW student employees bringing their talents and energy to our departments while gaining valuable work experience. To enhance their […]

Language translations now available for ISC and UWHR websites

Posted on April 26, 2022

In ongoing effort to build an even more inclusive working environment, the ISC and UWHR are jointly piloting functionality that will translate most content on the ISC and UWHR websites […]

Updated Total Compensation Statements for UW Staff

Posted on April 19, 2022

UWHR released updated total compensation statements on Monday, April 18 for April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022. Total compensation statements bring visibility to the value of our employee benefits […]

COVID-19 Self-Attestation to be sunset March 3

Posted on March 3, 2022

The daily health attestation is no longer required on campus and in UW’s health care settings based on updated guidance from Environmental Healy & Safety. The attestation has been removed […]

Second annual UW Staff Demographic Baseline Report now available

Posted on February 1, 2022

In December 2020, UW Human Resources launched its first demographic profile of the staff who serve the University. Last month, we completed the second annual baseline report, which features updated […]