Pro staff market range and grade adjustments as of October 1, 2021 October 6, 2021

Professional staff employees whose post-merit salary is below the October 1, 2021 mandatory market range minimums will have their salary increased.

January 1, 2021 minimum wage increase December 2, 2020

Effective January 1, 2021, the UW’s minimum wage will increase from $16.39 per hour to $16.69 per hour following the City of Seattle minimum wage.

WA State threshold for OT exempt employees continues to rise in 2021 October 26, 2020

On October 1, 2020 the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries announced the new state minimum wage effective January 1, 2021: $13.69 per hour. The Washington state overtime threshold […]

HR Campus Comp Staffing now till May 2021 August 25, 2020

The HR Compensation campus team has four compensation consultants to serve our Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell clients. Between now and May 2021, all but one consultant will be on an […]

Salary increases as of July 1, 2020 July 2, 2020

Learn about salary increases to be implemented effective July 1, 2020, which should be visible in Workday as of July 22, 2020, and reflected on July 24, 2020 paychecks.

FLSA revisions effective January 1, 2020 November 13, 2019

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to revise the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the law that governs eligibility for overtime pay. […]

January 1, 2020 Minimum Wage Increase October 23, 2019

Effective January 1, 2020, the UW’s minimum wage will increase from $16.00 per hour to $16.39 per hour per the City of Seattle schedule. The HR Compensation Office will partner […]

Pro staff market range adjustments as of October 1, 2019 October 1, 2019

Effective October 1, 2019, market ranges for professional staff jobs will be adjusted based on the 2019 Professional Staff Salary Survey conducted by the Milliman consulting firm. These changes help […]

Classified Staff Increases as of July 1, 2019 July 10, 2019

The following negotiated changes have been implemented effective July 1, 2019: 2% across-the-board increases for contract classified employees covered by the following Collective Bargaining Agreements: SEIU 925 SEIU 1199NW Research/Hall […]

Classified Pay Changes Implemented January 1, 2019 January 1, 2019

The following actions have been implemented effective 1/1/19: 2% across-the-board increases for classified non-union (CNU) employees 2% across-the-board increases for contract classified employees New top steps for SEIU 1199NW pay […]