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August 11, 2016

Employee forums on UW HR/Payroll Integrated Service Center

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Come hear about how the new Integrated Service Center will provide in-person, phone and web support for HR and payroll questions once the new UW Workday HR/Payroll system launches, at one of two open forums: Monday, August 15, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Odegaard 220, or Wednesday, August 17, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the HUB, Room 250. Learn about the…

March 1, 2016

Technology Recharge Fee FY 2017 rates

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A slight increase in the Technology Recharge Fee (TRF) rates for FY 2017 has been approved by the Provost, as recommended by the University’s IT Service Investment Board, to help address the rising costs for UW-IT to deliver essential IT services to the UW community. The FY 2017 TRF rates, effective July 1, 2016, are:…

May 8, 2015

HR/Payroll Modernization Announces New Go-Live Date

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The HR/Payroll Modernization project has extended the project timeline for delivering the UW’s new Workday by six months, to go-live on June 16, 2016. Once Workday is live, the University will have a modern tool and an easy-to-use mobile application to quickly access routine personnel items such as earning statements and leave balances, and to…

April 10, 2015

No Indirect Cost Charges on UW-IT Research Storage, Compute and Cloud Services

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Effective April 1, UW-IT research storage, compute and contracted cloud services are no longer subject to the Facilities & Administrative (F&A) rate for sponsored research expenditures, reflected in the updated UW Grants Information Memorandum 13. UW-IT offers large-scale storage and compute services to UW’s research community, including cloud service from vendors such as Microsoft and…

March 27, 2015

FY 2016 Technology Recharge Fee Will Help Address Rising IT Costs

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The Technology Recharge Fee will increase by 1.9 percent in FY 2016 to address escalating costs of IT operations. This is the first net increase since the fee was implemented in FY 2011 and was recommended by the IT Service Investment Board and approved by the Provost. The fee provides support for essential information technology…

March 3, 2015

UW to Continue With Semi-Monthly Pay in Workday

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The UW will not implement a biweekly pay cycle due to the many complexities in UW’s pay practices, along with challenges in reporting employee compensation on a monthly basis to the State. Rather, the University will maintain a semi-monthly pay frequency in Workday, the UW’s new HR/Payroll system in the works. The pay frequency for…