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Posted on June 14, 2021

As of March 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has allowed for remote review of Form I-9 Section 2 identity and employment authorization documents. The exemption from in-person review […]

Criminal conviction history background checks for all staff hires and rehires

Posted on April 26, 2021

In an effort to enhance the safety of our community, the University is now requiring a criminal conviction history background check on all final candidates to staff positions. The vast […]

Time off practices and the holidays

Posted on December 6, 2018

State HR is reminding us all to make sure supervisor approved time off around the holidays is appropriately recorded. This timely notice follows Whistleblower case No. 18-018 (Report No. 1021766), […]

January 1, 2019 Minimum Wage Increase

Posted on October 4, 2018

Effective January 1, 2019, the UW’s minimum wage will increase from $15.45 per hour to $16.00 per hour per the City of Seattle schedule. This process will be managed centrally […]