Updated offer letters now available

Posted on August 2, 2018

The following campus staff offer confirmation letter templates have been updated on UWHR’s hiring web pages.   The revised templates reflect changes stemming from the June 27, 2018, U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. […]

Temp Staff Helper Job Profile Sunset

Posted on November 9, 2021

Last updated: June 8, 2022 The Temporary Staff Helper (TSH) hourly-paid job profile (job code 11863) will be abolished effective July 1, 2022 in preparation of new state rules driven […]

Release time policy for staff and student worker vaccinations

Posted on March 24, 2021

In support of the guidance issued earlier this week, UWHR has published a policy providing release time to staff and student workers when vaccine appointments occur during work hours. The […]

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 […]

Annual Attendance Incentive Program

Posted on January 8, 2021

Each January, the Annual Attendance Incentive Program allows UW employees whose sick time off balances exceed 480 hours as of January 1 to be compensated at 25% value for any accrued […]

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 […]