Professional Staff Organization

All University of Washington professional staff are members of Professional Staff Organization. We deliver the issues and concerns of professional staff to the university administration, and to our campus and local communities.

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Upcoming PSO Events (From UW Prostaff Trumba Calendar):

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Recent PSO Posts:


  • WA Cares Fund: details and resources

    July 15, 2021

    Washington State’s new mandatory long-term care (LTC) insurance under the WA Cares Fund will pay for long-term care expenses (up to $36,500 in total) for those who reside in Washington State when they require long-term care. The WA Cares Fund will be funded by a new payroll tax, starting January 2, 2022, of 0.58% of…

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  • Video now available for the 2021 PSO Spring Celebration with President Cauce

    June 15, 2021

    Video now available for the 2021 PSO Spring Celebration with UW President Ana Mari Cauce in Partnership with the Whole U https://youtu.be/2dCpLvWjVGI    

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  • UW will require academic personnel, staff to be vaccinated against COVID

    June 3, 2021

      Original message here This message is being sent to faculty and other academic personnel, staff, trainees, and student employees across the University of Washington. Dear Colleagues, With more than half of Washington residents age 16 and over now fully vaccinated, we continue to see declines in COVID-19 cases and anticipate the planned statewide re-opening…

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  • UWHR updates COVID-19 related policies and online resources

    May 13, 2021

    UWHR continues to work with senior leadership on guidance and resources to support you and your organizations in welcoming staff working remotely back to campus this September and we anticipate guidance and resources being available in May. The Back-to-the-Workplace Task Force web page is kept current with planning efforts. On the UWHR website, you can…

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  • CORRECTION: Tri-campus HR Institute

    May 6, 2021

    CORRECTION: the PSO newsletter incorrectly shared the tri-campus HR Institute as an event that was open to PSO members. This event is for an identified community of practice and not for the broader professional staff community. We regret the error. Please email psoboard@uw.edu if you have any questions.

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