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PERS 2 Rate Change on September 25 Paychecks

August 13, 2018

The State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) announced new contribution rates effective September 1, 2018 for employees enrolled in a PERS Plan 2 retirement plan.

The new employee contribution rate for PERS 2 members will increase from 7.38% to 7.41% of gross eligible wages on September 1. Employees with PERS 2 will see this change on their September 25 paycheck.

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Donating or Requesting Parental Shared Leave

July 5, 2018

As of July 1, 2018, UW employees can donate Shared Leave to colleagues who are on Parental Leave. UW employees who are on an approved leave of absence can receive Shared Leave for both Parental Leave and Temporary Pregnancy Disability if they do not have paid Time Off balances large enough to cover the duration of their leave of absence.

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