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Annual reminder and updated guidance for the annual performance evaluation process May 10, 2021

This is a reminder that UW’s collective bargaining agreements, the Professional Staff Program and civil service rules all include the expectation that managers complete employee performance evaluations at least annually. If your […]


Criminal conviction history background checks now required for all staff hires and rehires May 10, 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 […]


Update to COVID-19 related policies and new online resources April 26, 2021

As the COVID-19 health crisis evolves, UWHR continues to work with senior leadership on guidance and resources to support you and your organizations in welcoming staff working remotely back to […]


The Whole U Annual Report and resources for employee wellbeing April 26, 2021

With growing concerns about employee engagement and general wellbeing on the rise, we are pleased to provide you with the annual report from The Whole U. This by UW, for […]


Reminder of resources with rise in hate crimes April 26, 2021

In the wake of more violence and hateful acts toward Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across the country, President Cauce posted the following blog: We must not let racism and […]


Release time policy for staff and student worker vaccinations 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 […]


Executive Order 13950 Rescinded January 27, 2021

UW Human Resources is pleased to announce that Executive Order 13950 Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping that limited DEI-related trainings was rescinded by President Biden on January 20, 2021. If […]


New supports for UW employee caregivers January 8, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, UW Human Resources has worked with partners on-campus and in the community to increase resources for UW’s working and student caregivers. Additional caregiver supports are now […]


New teleworking guidance and other policy updates January 8, 2021

While the majority of campus staff are currently teleworking due to the pandemic, UWHR is working with leadership to set the foundation for what the future of telework may look […]


Annual Attendance Incentive Program 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 […]