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A fresh coat of snow covers trees and the Carillon Tower at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during winter on Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

Employee News

March 4, 2024

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Pay adjustments will total 4 percent for faculty and staff

Faculty, Academic Staff, University Staff, and Limited Appointees will be receiving a 2 percent wage increase in each of the next two years under the 2021–2023 pay plan. The 4 percent increase will be phased in, with the first 2 percent increase taking effect Jan. 2, 2022, and the second 2 percent in January 2023. To be eligible to receive the January 2022 pay increase, individuals must have been employed in their current positions on December 5, 2021. Additional eligibility requirements apply. Employees should expect to see the Jan. 2, 2022, increase on their earnings statement for Jan. 27, 2022. Employees who are receiving the pay increase will receive a written confirmation of their new pay rate.
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TTC Extends Job Title Appeals Deadline

The Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project will extend the Job Title Appeals submission to Friday, Feb, 4, 2022. Informal resolutions will also be extended as part of this process and are due on Jan. 28, 2022. For more information, visit
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The Discussion Project Offers New Courses

The Discussion Project teaches UW–Madison instructors how to design, implement, and facilitate high quality discussion in classes of 40 or fewer students. Applications are now open for new in-person and online course sessions in January and March 2022. Courses are free and open to all instructors, including faculty, academic staff, and graduate students.
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Construction affects traffic and pedestrian routes

Construction related to the Bascom-Lathrop utility project will impact traffic, bicycle, and pedestrian routes on and around Charter Street and Lathrop Drive. A section of Lathrop Drive south of Birge Hall is now closed, and both lanes of Charter Street north of the Charter and University intersection will close Thursday, Dec. 23. Some pedestrian, traffic, and Madison Metro Transit routes will detour. Ongoing construction along University Avenue has closed the two northern traffic lanes, northern bike lane, and sidewalk of University Avenue between N. Mills Street and N. Charter Street. Details can be found at
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Working at UW on Holiday Break

There will no issue of Working at UW on Dec. 29. We will return on Jan. 5. 2022. Best wishes for the holiday season!
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