Upon gaining eligibility for retirement benefits (either as a new hire or job change), Classified Staff and Temporary Hourly employees are immediately defaulted into the Department of Retirement Services (DRS) PERS 2/PERS 3 “Pending Choice” plan. These employees are required to immediately start contributing into their PERS 2 retirement plan. Contributions are sent from Workday to the DRS each pay period.
We have posted two new User Guides to our User Guide Library:
You can also find links to these User Guides on our Fall Quarter in Workday event page, which we update regularly with news, guidance and other important details designed to help administrators successfully navigate the fall hiring period in Workday.
We are pleased to announce a new series of five videos that explore some of the nuances surrounding – and provide walk-throughs of – Requesting Compensation Changes.
You can find more dives into Workday topics at our Video Library.
This morning, September 18, the ISC completed a mass return of academic employees from Summer Hiatus leave with a First Day Back at Work of September 16. Please complete the following steps between now and 9/29 to ensure your academic workers are paid correctly for this pay period:
Take a tour of new Workday features and hear about what features may be implemented in the future in this 10 minute video overview: Watch Now.
The beginning of the academic year brings a flurry of activity. In addition to your new hires and changes for your existing employees, there are three major events that will require your attention in September. Below is a list with a brief description of the unit activity required for each event, and anticipated dates for those activities.
The ISC will be closed from 1:50-3:10 pm on Wednesday, September 13 for an All-Hands Meeting. Tickets can still be submitted during this time.
As you may have noticed from running the “Worker I-9 Audit for Current/Previous System” report, I-9 processes appeared incomplete if an employee had not submitted the “To Do: Provide I-9 Coordinator with acceptable identification.” For the sake of ease and clarity, the ISC has removed this step from the process. From now on, when the Complete I-9 process is initiated in Workday,
To help you navigate the autumn quarter in Workday, the ISC has recorded a webinar that covers valuable overview and tips, provides advice on what steps to take before getting started, and demonstrates common Workday processes for fall hiring.
View the Webinar Now: Fall Hiring – Best Practices and Preparation
Topics covered in this recorded webinar include:
Twice a year, in September and March, Workday – UW’s new, integrated, cloud-based human resource and payroll operations system – releases major feature upgrades designed to increase functionality and enhance the user experience.
Though it may feel like we’re just getting used to Workday (which replaced the University’s 35-year-old, legacy payroll system on June 27), a few exciting changes are in the works with this round of planned updates,