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Bob Lavigna Addresses Common Questions About HR Design

The Thursday, November 20, 2014 edition of Inside UW features an interview with UW-Madison director of human resources Bob Lavigna on the common questions and myths surrounding HR Design. Read this article here.

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Fall Info Session Presentations

Thank you to everyone who attended the Fall 2014 HR Design Info Sessions!

You can see the content from the introduction and breakout sessions below. Notes from each session will be posted shortly.

HR Design Info Session Intro Slides 11-3-Union South-Final

 Introduction and HR Design updates.

 

HRD Fall InfoSession-Performance Management

Performance management breakout slides.

 

HRD Fall InfoSession-Grievance Policy Slides

Grievance process for University staff slides.

 

Info Sessions Breakouts FLSA

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) / Employee choice slides.

 

HR Design Info Sessions-Parking for Late Night Session on Thursday, October 30

For those attending the late night HR Design info session this Thursday, October 30, from 11 pm – 1 am at the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC), please note complimentary parking will be available in surface lots 74, 82 and 60. There will be signage indicating these lots will be open for HR Design Info Session parking.

Please park in one of these lots if you will need to park at the LATE NIGHT HR Design Info Session.

 

HR Design Fall Info Sessions

The fall 2014 HR Design information sessions are taking place Thursday, October 30; Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4. Since the inception of HR Design, regular information sessions have been held to keep the UW–Madison campus community fully informed about innovations and progress on HR Design.

The fall information sessions will feature four breakout sessions. Three of these sessions will be dedicated to key components of HR Design and the fourth to a general discussion of HR Design:

Subject matter experts in each area will lead discussions and answer questions. Attendees can choose which sessions they want to attend.

Sessions are scheduled for:

Thursday, October 30: 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC)

* Sessions in English, Spanish, Tibetan, Mandarin Chinese and Hmong

NOTE: For those attending the late night HR Design info session this Thursday, October 30, from 11 pm – 1 am at the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC), please note free parking will be available in surface lots 74, 82 and 60. There will be signage indicating these lots will be open for HR Design Info Session parking.

Monday, November 3: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Union South, Varsity Hall III, 2nd Floor

*Session in English only

Tuesday, November 4: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Memorial Union, Great Hall, 4th Floor

* Sessions in English, Spanish, Tibetan, Mandarin Chinese and Hmong

Please note:

  • All university employees are welcome to attend without loss of pay. Please schedule with your supervisor if you wish to attend.
  • All rooms are wheelchair accessible.
  • Requests for ASL interpretation should be made no less than 10 days before the session at hrdesign@news.wisc.edu.

For Classified/University Staff Exempt Employees: A Comparison Chart

Employees who are classified/university staff and FLSA exempt may have the option to move to academic staff as a result of HR Design. For those employees who will have the choice to move to academic staff, we have developed a side by side comparison chart of the differences in benefits between the two categories, which can be found and downloaded at this link.

If you are unsure of whether your current position is FLSA exempt, find out here.

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Fall 2014 HR Design Info Sessions to be Thursday, October 30; Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4

The fall 2014 HR Design informational sessions are slated for Thursday, October 30; Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4. Since the inception of HR Design, regular information sessions have been held to keep the UW–Madison campus community fully informed about innovations and progress on the HR Design project.

The fall informational sessions will feature four breakout sessions. Three of these sessions will be dedicated to key components of HR Design and the fourth to a general discussion of HR Design:

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Choice –  Find out whether you are FLSA Exempt here.
  • Performance Management
  • University/Classified Staff Grievance Process
  • General HR Design Discussion with Project Leadership

 

Subject matter experts in each area will lead discussions and answer questions. Attendees can choose which sessions they want to attend.

 

Sessions are scheduled for:

Thursday, October 30: Late Night – 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC)

* Sessions in English, Spanish, Tibetan, Mandarin Chinese and Hmong

Monday, November 3: Morning Session – 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Union South, Varsity Hall III, 2nd Floor

*Session in English only

Tuesday, November 4: Afternoon Session – 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Memorial Union, Great Hall, 4th Floor

* Sessions in English, Spanish, Tibetan, Mandarin Chinese and Hmong

 

Please note:

  • All university employees are welcome to attend without loss of pay. Please schedule with your supervisor if you wish to attend.
  • All rooms are wheelchair accessible.
  • Requests for ASL interpretation should be made no less than 10 days before the session at hrdesign@news.wisc.edu.

 

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