Human Resources

Change management resources for temporary employment rule changes

This page was updated June 10, 2022.

This page provides resources to support understanding the temporary hourly staff employment rule changes and are intended for use by department managers and human resources staff. If you are unsure what to choose, use the temporary employment resource selection guide to find the materials you are looking for or request a consultation with a member of our UWHR team.

Temporary employment rule changes orientation (webinar)

The webinar dives deep into the temporary rule changes, describes the new employment types in detail, and provides example scenarios to help units consider how to map temporary hourly employees to new employment types.

View the webinar

New employee subtypes decision trees

Follow the paths in these decision trees to determine how to map temporary hourly staff employees to new subtypes.

Employee subtypes for professional staff are not changing: Professional Staff Employee Subtypes (PDF).

New employee subtype data collection

UW Human Resources is collecting from departments information on current temporary hourly employees. For a description of the transition timeline, including by employee population, visit UWHR’s Temporary hourly employee transition webpage. For an explanation of the Temporary Rule Change Employee Types Collection Tool and a link to the Tool, visit UWHR’s Temporary hourly employee data collection webpage.


The Frequently asked questions page lists the most frequently asked questions on this topic; the page will continue to grow as you ask more great questions.

Office hours

Need extra guidance? No appointment necessary; the Zoom room will be staffed on Tuesdays from 9am-10am beginning April 26, 2022 to work through your employee transitions.

Fact sheet: Impact summary

The Temp Rules Impact Summary Chart (PDF) chart summarizes the provisions extended to nonpermanent and intermittent subtypes as compared to what temporary hourly employees received.

Hourly accruals summary

The Staff Accrual Calculations (PDF) summarizes how accruals for holidays and vacation and sick time off are calculated based on whether a staff employee holds an FTE or not.

Legislative and rules summary

The Temp Changes Legislative and Rules Summary (PDF) explains the changes to the Revised Code of Washington and Washington Administrative Code that prompted the changes.