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Employee News

February 9, 2023

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TTC Project Goes into Effect Fall 2021

The Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project will re-engage campus to implement the new job title structure in the fall of 2021. As part of the project, employees will continue conversations with their manager or human resources department to confirm their job title and position description. Some employees may have had conversations in each school, college, and division. All conversations will be complete by early fall. Over the last several months, the project has matched job titles to the market, developed a new salary structure, collaborated with the human resources community and begun to re-engage shared governance partners. More information will be shared in campus communications. Visit to learn more.
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COVID-19 Testing Exemption for Vaccinated People

Effective Wednesday, March 17, employees and students who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are no longer required to participate in routine on-campus testing. Your Badger Badge in the Safer Badgers app will remain green/Building Access Granted unless you report symptoms or test positive for COVID-19. Individuals vaccinated by University Health Services do not need to submit proof of vaccination for this exemption. If you have been vaccinated off campus, you must submit proof of vaccination. Please continue to monitor for the latest updates.
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Virtual Courses Provide Skills for Thriving at Work

Free professional development is available to UW employees through the Thrive@UW–Madison program. Participants learn skills that can help them contribute to a healthy, inclusive, and engaging work environment. Topics include navigating times of change, active listening, building trusting work relationships, identifying and reducing bias, managing stress, and developing a growth mindset to solve challenging problems. Six different virtual courses are offered and each may be taken individually. Registration is required. To learn more and view a complete list of virtual learning opportunities, visit
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Help Make UW–Madison a Drug-Free Workplace

All faculty and staff are encouraged to contribute to a drug-free workplace. You can do this by learning the facts about substance abuse, encouraging others to avoid substance abuse, and knowing where you or others can go for help with a drug or alcohol problem. The laws and expectations regarding substance abuse apply to all members of the UW–Madison campus community. You can review this information and find resources for drug and alcohol abuse prevention at
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