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March 3, 2024

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Shape Your Future Job Family

Your job will be placed in one of twenty job families in the new job framework under development in the Title and Total Compensation Study. Register for the Listening Session about your primary job family hosted by your colleagues expert in your job family. You will learn about the study, review your job family definition and provide input to shape the sub-families. Over 1,200 employees provided feedback at recent forums. Job Family Functional Teams are reviewing 680 suggested changes to the job family definitions made by employees. Listening Sessions provide you with an additional opportunity to provide input on your future job family.
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DoIt Tech Store Customer Appreciation Day

The DoIT Tech Store is holding a Customer Appreciation event on Thursday, Nov. 16. Selected Apple products will be priced for one day only at hundreds less than the everyday price. Customers are encouraged to reserve the Mac or iPad they would like by Friday, Nov. 3, using the event's online registration system. The $25 processing fee for making purchases via the Payroll Deduction plan will be waived. The Dayton Street location will offer refreshments, freebies and extended hours.
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New Look Coming to Some MyUW Portal Features

Beginning Monday, Nov. 6, a few of the Self Service features UW–Madison employees access through the MyUW portal will have a new look. A new display will appear in the areas of the portal where employees change their personal information and review information about their benefits. The new look is designed to be simpler and less cluttered, and to work well with mobile devices, including smart phones and tablets. In preparation for this change and due to other system maintenance, several self-service features will be unavailable beginning 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3 and ending Monday morning, Nov. 6. Employees are encouraged to plan ahead and take care of any human resources, time and absence, payroll or benefits-related tasks in the MyUW portal before this outage begins.
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New Appointees Join EID Council

New co-chairs have been appointed to an advisory council that identifies and addresses challenges to recruitment, retention, engagement and inclusion of all employees, especially those in underrepresented groups. Jeff Novak, director of University Housing, and Carmen Romero-González, director of Cultural Linguistic Services, will lead the Finance and Administration Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity (EID) Council. Seven other new members of the EID Council were also appointed by UW–Madison Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Laurent Heller.
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