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Thanks to everyone who joined us today at our monthly HR Connections meeting.

For those who did not attend, please see below for the meeting minutes.


1. Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Study Update
  • Phase I is complete
  • Phase II is beginning:
    • Currently: reviewing and gaining feedback on the proposed job families & sub-families
      • HR is meeting with executive leadership, & others they invite, to go over job families/sub-families to ensure the positions in their areas are being accurately reflected
      • Feedback on job families/sub-families is also coming from UWO TTC Project Team members (meet monthly) and the USS & SAS groups
    • All UW Institutions (including Madison) will have the same job family structure 
  • Webpage dedicated to this study: https://hr.uwosh.edu/title-total-compensation-study/
2. Recruitment Update
  • After a new employee accepts their contract…
    • They are not automatically entered into HRS; it is a manual process
    • Once they are entered, their UWO email address is generated
      • ADA’s will eventually be granted access to Local People Soft (LPS) where they can see if/when their new employee has been entered into HRS
    • If an employee who was once a student wants an employee email address, they need to contact IT/Help Desk
    • The new on-boarding process provides new employees with a checklist in their on-boarding portal (new employees will receive an email with this info)
  • Interim/Acting positions need to go through the initial PageUp process for approvals before the position begins
  • Terminations:
    • As soon as you know one of your employees is leaving, HR needs a signed resignation letter and PTF form to avoid paying employees that are no longer working 
    • Please refer to the separation checklist: https://hr.uwosh.edu/departing-employees/
3. Increased Personnel Action Review (IPAR
  • For more information, click IPAR above or visit: https://hr.uwosh.edu/2017/09/UWO-IPAR
  • If you have questions, please call or email Laurie Textor – textorl@uwosh.edu / 920-424-1037
  • Please note: the new forms must be used or your paperwork will be sent back
4. Benefits Update
  • Open enrollment dates: October 2-27, 2017
  • Benefits Fair: October 13, 2017 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Reeve Union Ballroom
  • Informational and Open Lab sessions are available! We encourage you to attend
  • Be proactive! Contact your doctor, do your research, utilize ALEX  to ensure you are selecting the benefits that are right for you
  • For more information, please see our Annual Benefits Open Enrollment webpage
Our next HR Connections is Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in NE 151 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm